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For Atlanta Falcons' Julio Jones, no news isn't always good news

While Julio Jones is busy putting in work preparing for the 2015 season, his agent, Jimmy Sexton is working on getting him a new deal. Unfortunately, according to D. Orlando Ledbetter of, it's been all quiet on that front to this point. When asked about the contract, Jones had very little to say, except that he had no updated news. “I don’t know,” Jones told
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Falcons' Julio Jones hoping for new contract before season

ATLANTA (AP) After losing a few pounds in the offseason, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones believes he is stronger and more explosive. He says he feels like he has found ''another gear.'' There could soon be a new contract for the Atlanta star, too. The Falcons are in talks with Jones' agent on a contract extension for Jones, who can become a free agent following the season...
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Best fantasy options: Atlanta Falcons

Julio Jones-WRPosition rank-Top 5Draft position-2nd roundJulio Jones is among the best at his position. He finished 3rd in the NFL and yards and receptions which bodes well for PPR (points per reception) leagues. The only knock on Jones would be his six touchdowns last year. For that reason Jones my rank lower in fantasy football than real life. Having said that, I don’t think...
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Julio Jones & Falcons Reportedly “Closing In” On New Deal Worth $15M Per Year

Jason Cole of B/R reports that the Falcons and WR Julio Jones are “closing in on” a new contract that could be done in the enxt few weeks. According to Cole, Jones could end up securing as much as $15 million per year as part of the agreement, which would surpass the $14 million that Dez ... The post Julio Jones & Falcons Reportedly “Closing In” On New Deal...
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Contract Talks Between Falcons & WR Julio Jones Are “Very Preliminary” Right Now

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that contract negotiations between the Falcons and WR Julio Jones are just beginning and “very preliminary” as of now. “Julio Jones stepped on the field today and said that his agent Jimmy Sexton has been talking to members of the Falcons’ brass,” Rapoport said of the contract talks. “Essentially ... The post Contract Talks...
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One rule the Atlanta Falcons desperately need the NFL to fix

The Dallas Cowboys are not my team and Dez Bryant is not my favorite receiver. However, I do like the Atlanta Falcons and Julio Jones. The thing is I don’t want what happened to The Cowboys and Dez to happen to Atlanta. Great players make great catches. There is no real way to define ” a football move” that covers all players. Bryant made several football moves as far as I...
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Julio Jones one of multiple Falcons at luncheon for Charleston church

The Atlanta Falcons are doing their all to reach out to the families and youth group members of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. This is the church in Charleston, South Carolina which was tragically attacked on June 17. Nine were left dead after the terrible shootings, and many people from all over the world have reached out to the church and community. According to Vaughn...
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Roddy White: Falcons need to pay Julio Jones

Wednesday saw star wide receivers Demaryius Thomas and Dez Bryant land similar five-year, $70 million contracts. Now that that those major tasks have been accomplished, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White says his team needs to pay fellow wideout Julio Jones. “If I was the GM, I would get a deal done with Julio now,” White told ESPN’s Josina Anderson on Friday. ...
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A case for why the Atlanta Falcons absolutely shouldn’t pay Julio Jones

Let me start off by saying this: I LOVE Julio Jones. I really, really do. He, in my eyes, is the most naturally gifted wideout in the NFL, and he has a chance to go down as the greatest wide receiver in NFL history. That said, I’m now going to tell you why the Atlanta Falcons shouldn’t sign him to a long-term contract now or ever. Sadly, it’s pretty simple; wide receivers just...
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Report: Julio Jones Could Have New Deal with Falcons Before Training Camp

With the bar set for elite NFL wide receivers, there is a “general sense” the Atlanta Falcons and Julio Jones could have an extension signed before the start of training camp. The Falcons open camp on July 31, meaning the team has two weeks to hammer out a deal with the stud receiver. ESPN’s Vaughn McClure notes the two sides have yet to come to the negotiating table at this...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

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