Julio Jones RUMORS & NEWS

  • Julio Jones not worried about stats decreasing with Titans

    Larry Brown Sports "For many years, Julio Jones was the key man in the Atlanta Falcons offense. In 2021, he’ll go to a team where he’s arguably not even the No. 1 wide receiver. Jones’ trade to the Tennessee Titans likely means fewer targets for the standout wide receiver. The Titans..." June 12

  • 2 Chainz 'Bummed' Over Julio Jones To Titans, But Will Rock His Jersey!

    TMZ "Rap star 2 Chainz says he's sad as hell to see the Atlanta Falcons trade his good friend Julio Jones ... but tells TMZ Sports he's still gonna support his guy by coppin' his new Titans jersey!! Of course, the "Grey Area" MC is a..." June 12

  • Kyle Shanahan Explains Decision To Pass On Julio Jones

    The Spun "The San Francisco 49ers were among the favorites to land superstar wide receiver Julio Jones earlier this offseason. But now that the former Falcons wideout has landed in Nashville, Niners head coach Kyle Shanahan can speak candidly about what dissuaded the..." June 10

  • Cardinals' DeAndre Hopkins has interesting take on trade value of WRs

    MSN.com "Arizona Cardinals wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins certainly doesn’t think the NFL values him much in the trade market. A year after Hopkins was traded to Arizona for running back David Johnson and second- and fourth-round picks, the Tennessee Titans also acquired Julio Jones..." June 09

  • Julio Jones will wear No. 2 with Titans

    Pro Football Talk "Julio Jones has a new team, and now he has a new number. The star receiver will wear No. 2 with the Titans, the team announced Tuesday night. Jones wore No.11 during his 10 seasons with the Falcons, but he turned down new teammate A.J...." June 08

  • Falcons HC Arthur Smith on Julio Jones: 'I don't worry about players I never coached'

    NFL.com "Before he even got to his first mandatory minicamp as an NFL head coach, Arthur Smith watched his club trade Hall of Fame talent, Julio Jones?, to Tennessee, his former employer. The new Atlanta Falcons head coach said his focus isn't on what he lost in the Jones..." June 08

  • With Julio Jones off the table, are there other players the 49ers might pursue this summer?

    The Athletic "For obvious reasons, Julio Jones was always an intriguing option to the 49ers, but acquiring him was never likely. The team faces a tight situation on many fronts. They’re short on premium draft capital over the next two seasons thanks to their recent trade up to No. 3 that..." June 08

  • Tennessee Titans restructuring Ryan Tannehill's contract to facilitate Julio Jones trade

    Tennessean "It appears that the Tennessee Titans have their plan to fit Julio Jones under their salary cap.  The Titans are doing a simple restructure of quarterback Ryan Tannehill's contract to facilitate the completion of the Jones trade, according to a report..." June 08

  • 3 others trades Titans can make after bringing in Julio Jones

    Clutch Points "The Tennessee Titans made a blockbuster deal to acquire star wide receiver Julio Jones, making them a stronger NFL and AFC contender. While they are a contender now making a few more trades could put them over the top. They have a few positions they could improve at to make..." June 08

  • 2 best trades Falcons can make after losing Julio Jones in blockbuster trade

    Clutch Points "The Atlanta Falcons have officially traded future Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver Julio Jones to the Tennessee Titans. The NFC South franchise continues its attempt to rebound both on the field and financially under the direction of first-year NFL head coach..." June 08

  • Julio Jones had no idea he was on live TV during Shannon Sharpe phone call

    Bleacher Report "It seems Julio Jones really was tricked into disclosing his future plans on live television last month. "I have it on good authority that Jones had no clue that he was on national TV when he said to FS1’s Shannon Sharpe, 'I'm outta there' two weeks ago, which..." June 07

  • 3 Other Teams Were in Mix for Julio Jones Before Titans-Falcons Deal

    Bleacher Report "Three other teams besides the Titans were reportedly involved in trade talks for Julio Jones before the Atlanta Falcons sent him to Tennessee on Sunday. Peter King of NBC Sports did not name the teams but noted that "none [were] willing to give what Tennessee gave" in..." June 07

  • Jets GM Made Right Decision Passing on Star WR Julio Jones

    Heavy "Sometimes the best move you can make is the one you don’t. That was certainly the case over the weekend when the New York Jets passed on former All-Pro wide receiver Julio Jones. The Atlanta Falcons officially traded the future Pro Football Hall of Fame wideout to the..." June 07

  • The Julio Jones Trade Has Been in the Works for a Long Time

    SI "The idea Julio Jones would be traded became public in the days leading up to the draft. The fact that he had asked for a trade only made it into the news cycle two weeks ago. But what you saw go down on Sunday? The wheels have been rolling a lot longer than..." June 07

  • Falcons' big mistake isn't trading Julio Jones, it's not also dealing Matt Ryan and others for a full rebuild

    CBS Sports "Oh, poor Falcons fans, I weep for thee. Not because of the Julio Jones trade; as we have been telling you in this space for months, that was all they were ever going to get in a $15M salary dump. Nah, the real problem is that Jones is the only meaningful – or..." June 07

  • 3 Titans players who benefit most from Julio Jones blockbuster trade

    Clutch Points "The Tennessee Titans made a blockbuster trade by acquiring superstar wide receiver Julio Jones from the Falcons. Jones finally got his wish and will head to a contender. The offense is bound to become more explosive with the addition of Jones. Jones is a seven-time Pro..." June 07

  • Falcons Agree to Trade Julio Jones to Titans for Second- and Fourth-Round Picks

    SI "The Titans have officially announced a trade for Falcons All-Pro receiver Julio Jones, a move that was first reported by ESPN's Dianna Russini. SI's Albert Breer's report that the Falcons will get a 2022 second-round pick and a 2023 fourth-round pick for sending..." June 06

  • 4 NFL blockbusters we could still see following Julio Jones trade

    Sportsnaut "NFL blockbuster trades are becoming more of a common theme in recent years. That was taken to a whole new level on Sunday when the Atlanta Falcons dealt Julio Jones to the Tennessee Titans. It’s a move that could shake up the AFC title race. However, there’s other..." June 06

  • Aaron Rodgers Killed Packers' Ability to Trade for Julio Jones

    The Big Lead "Aaron Rodgers has held the Packers hostage all offseason, demanding a trade and declining to sign a new contract that could have opened up cap space for the Packers. Today is the first time we see how much that hurt the Packers. Read More - June 06

  • Ranking the top NFL WR duos in 2021 after Titans trade for Julio Jones

    Clutch Points "The Tennessee Titans finalized a blockbuster deal with the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday for Julio Jones. The Titans, who already had one of the top offenses in the NFL last year, just acquired the best receiver of this era to become a legitimate Super Bowl contender. Tennessee..." June 06

  • Titans GM Jon Robinson On Julio Jones Trade

    Pro Football Rumors "A truly blockbuster NFL trade went down this morning, and we’re continuing to cover all the Julio Jones fallout. Most recently, Titans GM Jon Robinson spoke to the media to address his team’s new shiny acquisition. The following nuggets come courtesy of Jim Wyatt..." June 06

  • Does Julio Jones Make the Tennessee Titans Super Bowl Contenders?

    The Big Lead "The Atlanta Falcons and Tennessee Titans are working to finalize a trade that will send Julio Jones to the Titans in exchange for "at least" a second-round pick. The deal will get the Falcons the value everyone kind of expected they would get and it will also put Jones on a..." June 06

  • Jalen Ramsey Is Pissed With The Rams After Seeing Package It Took To Obtain Julio Jones

    Total Pro Sports "Jalen Ramsey knows the Rams missed out on a great opportunity. Last week, it was reported that a “source with knowledge of the dynamics” says the Rams pulled out as contenders for acquiring Julio Jones. At the time, it was also reported that the Falcons were searching for..." June 06

  • Chiefs reportedly were 'never truly' in mix for star WR Julio Jones

    MSN.com "The Chiefs were “never truly in” the Julio Jones sweepstakes, according to Peter Schrager of NFL.com. Like every team in the league, the Chiefs would have loved to have him, but it just didn’t make sense financially. Instead, Jones is en route to..." June 06

  • The Julio Jones trade impasse lingers: Rams, Seahawks and Titans Monitoring

    Yahoo! Sports "Seven weeks ago tomorrow, the Falcons began their effort to find a post-June 1 trade partner for receiver Julio Jones. Five days into the period that would allow the contract to be moved at a manageable cap savings, there’s still no deal. There’s no deal because the..." June 06

  • Julio Jones Wants To Play With “Big-Armed QB”

    Pro Football Rumors "Another day, another update on Julio Jones. This time, we’re learning more about what Jones is seeking from a potential suitor. ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler reports (via Twitter) that while the wideout naturally wants to play with a contender, he also wants to play with a..." June 05

  • Tyreek Hill and Travis Kelce seem to want the Chiefs to acquire Julio Jones

    Larry Brown Sports "The Kansas City Chiefs have all kinds of offensive talent, but some members of the team seem quite eager to add another big name to the mix. In separate interviews recently, Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce and wide receiver Tyreek Hill both expressed their interest in playing with Julio..." June 05

  • Seahawks Not Serious Julio Jones Suitors?

    Pro Football Rumors "The Seahawks entered the draft with one of the NFL’s best wide receiver tandems, and they added to their Tyler Lockett–D.K. Metcalf crew by taking D’Wayne Eskridge in the second round. But Seattle surfaced as a Julio Jones suitor last week,..." June 05

  • Packers Urged to Move Jordan Love in Blockbuster Trade

    Heavy "As the Green Bay Packers and Aaron Rodgers negotiate their future together out of the public eye, some NFL analysts are offering up some blockbuster ways for both sides to get what they want from each other in 2021. ESPN’s Bill Barnwell took a look at..." June 05

  • Insider Gives Key Update on Seahawks’ Blockbuster Trade Rumor

    Heavy "The Seattle Seahawks continue to be linked to Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones who appears to be on the verge of being traded. The question is where Jones will land and if the Seahawks are willing to pay the price for a position where the team already has two top-tier..." June 03

  • Baltimore Ravens “Done” With Julio Jones Trade Talks

    Yardbarker "It sounds like we can cross another Julio Jones suitor off the list. During an appearance on ESPN’s Get Up, Kimberley A. Martin reported that the Ravens are “done” with negotiations and are not in the market for the wide receiver. Martin offered a similar sentiment..." June 03

  • Deion Jones: We haven’t even talked about Julio Jones

    Yahoo! Sports "Receiver Julio Jones remains a member of the Falcons for now. New coach Arthur Smith was mum Wednesday about whether he expected Jones to attend next week’s mandatory minicamp. Now that June 2 has arrived, the Falcons could trade Jones before next..." June 02

  • 5 best Julio Jones trade packages for interested teams

    Sportsnaut "The Atlanta Falcons will hold out as long as they can for a potential Julio Jones trade, but for the best interests of all parties involved, the sooner the superstar wide receiver can find a new team, the quicker everyone can move on. With the June 1 NFL deadline now lapsed,..." June 02

  • Julio Jones at Atlanta Falcons minicamp? 'We'll see,' coach Arthur Smith says

    ESPN " Atlanta Falcons coach Arthur Smith was mum Wednesday about whether Julio Jones will be at the team's mandatory minicamp next week. "We have conversations all the time with all our players and there's good communication back and forth, multiple..." June 02

  • Why a Seahawks trade for Julio Jones is worth exploring, and the potential cost

    The Athletic "The Julio Jones-to-the-Seahawks discourse, sparked by an ESPN report citing a discussion between the two teams, reminds me of a quote from Russell Wilson. “We want playmakers.” Read More - June 01

  • Julio Jones trade timeline: Why June 1 matters so much to the Atlanta Falcons

    The Athletic "A Julio Jones trade could happen at any moment now that we’ve reached an important day on the NFL calendar. The Atlanta Falcons, starting Tuesday, can now trade Jones at a significant cap savings. Several teams around the league could use a top-end receiver. How much will..." June 01

  • Tedy Bruschi Suggests Julio Jones Call Aaron Rodgers To Pull Off Blockbuster Trade

    Total Pro Sports "Aaron Rodgers has shown nothing over the past few weeks that suggests he will return to play for the Green Bay Packers this season. He is sick and tired of the team and so is Julio Jones, who made his thoughts clear on not returning to them last week. Former NFL great Tedy Bruschi has..." June 01

  • The Falcons' Asking Price For Julio Jones is Insane

    The Big Lead "The Atlanta Falcons' quest to trade Julio Jones continues in earnest. A move is likely to happen soon given that, if they trade Jones this week, they can spread his dead-cap hit (a hefty $30 million) over the next two seasons instead of eating it all in 2021. That was a constraint they had..." June 01

  • Team that trades for Julio Jones may have to be ready to give him a new contract, sooner than later

    Pro Football Talk "In two days, the window opens for a potential Julio Jones trade that minimizes the 2021 cap consequences for the Falcons. Wherever Julio lands, the new team could eventually have a different kind of cap consequence. According to a source familiar with Jones’ past..." May 31

  • Falcons would accept 2nd-rounder for Julio Jones

    The Score "The Atlanta Falcons would accept a "hard" 2022 second-round pick for Julio Jones, reports Peter King of NBC Sports, citing a source. Atlanta is willing to acquire a second-round pick with no conditions around Jones' playing time in a deal that frees..." May 31

  • Seahawks discussing Julio Jones trade with Falcons

    The Score "The list of teams interested in trading for Julio Jones is growing. The Seattle Seahawks have held discussions with the Atlanta Falcons about a move for the star wide receiver, sources told ESPN's Dianna Russini. Read More..." May 30

  • Rams are out of Julio Jones chase

    Yahoo! Sports "At a time when the list of teams potentially interested in Falcons receiver Julio Jones is growing, there’s one team that, per a source with knowledge of the dynamics, can be removed from the list. The Rams. Read More - May 30

  • Titans emerge as the perceived favorites to land Julio Jones

    Pro Football Talk "Three days away from the official opening of the Julio Jones trade window, there continues to be no clear and obvious destination for one of the best receivers in the NFL. In league circles, the current expectation is that, eventually, the Falcons will send Jones to the..." May 30

  • Rams, Titans interested in trading for Julio Jones

    The Score "The Los Angeles Rams and Tennessee Titans are the latest suitors interested in acquiring Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones. The two teams have talked to the Falcons about Jones, though a trade doesn't seem to be imminent, according..." May 30

  • Falcons Setting High Price For Julio Jones; 49ers In Mix

    Pro Football Rumors "Kyle Shanahan did not indicate a reunion with Julio Jones was off the table, and it now looks like the 49ers are involved in these sweepstakes. The 49ers are the team coming up most regarding Jones around the league, according to ESPN.com’s Jeremy Fowler, who..." May 29

  • Ravens 'Willing to Get Involved in Julio Jones Trade If the Price Is Right'

    Bleacher Report "The Baltimore Ravens reportedly could be among the teams set to pursue Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones on the trade market. During an appearance Saturday on SportsCenter, ESPN NFL insider Jeremy Fowler said: "I'm told [the Ravens] are willing to get involved if..." May 29

  • Deion Sanders shares advice for Julio Jones on potentially changing teams

    Larry Brown Sports "The Atlanta Falcons appear to be on the verge of trying Julio Jones, and a situation could arise where they let the Pro Bowler chose his next team if there are multiple similar offers. Deion Sanders has some advice for Julio Jones on how to handle that opportunity should it..." May 29

  • Browns Will Not Pursue Julio Jones; Patriots’ Interest Mild?

    Pro Football Rumors "Shortly after any potential Browns-Aaron Rodgers rumors stopped in their tracks early, the ascending team will pass on the latest big name connected to a trade. Cleveland is not interested in Julio Jones, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer’s Mary Kay..." May 29

  • Chase Claypool Says He 'Would Love' Steelers to Trade for Julio Jones

    Bleacher Report "Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Chase Claypool said he'd welcome longtime Atlanta Falcons star Julio Jones with open arms if his team pulled off a blockbuster trade. "I would love him in Pittsburgh," Claypool told TMZ Sports in an interview released..." May 29

  • Julio Jones Had No Clue He Was On Air During Shannon Sharpe Call

    Total Pro Sports "There’s a reason why FOX hasn’t promoted the call between Shannon Sharpe and Julio Jones at all — they now how bad Sharpe screwed up. Trade talks involving Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones picked up heavily after he was called by FOX Sports TV host Shannon..." May 29