Julio Jones RUMORS & NEWS

  • Julio Jones confirms agent is in town, says he ‘didn’t put a timeline’ on new Falcons contract

    The Falcoholic "If you’re worried about Julio Jones’ pending new deal with the Falcons getting done, don’t be. Jones spoke to reporters after practice on Tuesday and confirmed reports that his agent, Jimmy Sexton, is in town negotiating with the..." August 20

  • Falcons, Julio Jones hoping to seal contract extension this week

    Larry Brown Sports "Wide receiver Julio Jones has been seeking a new contract all summer, and the Atlanta Falcons have pledged to give it to him. With September looming, however, nothing has been finalized yet. That could change this week. According to Zach Klein of WSB-TV in Atlanta, Jones’ agent,..." August 19

  • Falcons GM thinks Julio Jones contract extension is coming soon

    Larry Brown Sports "Julio Jones is seeking a contract extension from the Atlanta Falcons, and the team’s general manager believes one is close. Jones reported to training camp on time last month but has been limited by a foot injury. He and the Falcons have been working towards a new contract...." August 09

  • Thomas Dimitroff: Falcons prepared to make Julio Jones highest-paid WR

    NFL.com "Michael Thomas became the highest-paid receiver in the league on Wednesday, but how long will the New Orleans Saints receiver hold the mantle? And will an NFC South foe take it from him? That's the expectation from the Atlanta Falcons and general manager Thomas Dimitroff, who are..." August 01

  • 3 Receivers Bound to Get Paid After Michael Thomas' Record-Setting Deal

    12 Up "New Orleans Saints receiver Michael Thomas became the highest paid player at his position when he signed a five-year, $100 million extension on Wednesday morning. This deal may be great for Thomas, but it's even better for high-profile receivers still under contract. Once..." July 31

  • Julio Jones is the Biggest Winner of the Michael Thomas Extension

    The Big Lead "Stud Saints receiver Michael Thomas received the new contract he was hoping for during his holdout from training camp on Wednesday. His new salary tops out at just under $20 million per year over five years as he becomes the first non-quarterback to earn a contract with a value..." July 31

  • Julio Jones says he will not play in preseason games

    Larry Brown Sports "Julio Jones chose to report to training camp last week despite wanting a contract extension, but the Atlanta Falcons star says he will not take part in any game action until the regular season begins. While speaking with reporters on Tuesday, Jones said he will not play in..." July 30

  • Julio Jones said he’s going for 3,000 yards in 2019

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Sometimes, it’s hard to tell when Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones is joking, or if he’s dead serious. “I’m not ever going to lie to you, I’m going crazy this year,” Jones told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution after his podium session Wednesday...." July 25

  • Julio Jones wants 3,000 yards . . . this season

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Sometimes, it’s hard to tell when Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones is joking, or if he’s dead serious. “I’m not ever going to lie to you, I’m going crazy this year,” Jones told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution after his podium session Wednesday...." July 24

  • Dan Quinn says Julio Jones is 10-14 days away from fully participating in practice

    Clutch Points "Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones has been nursing a foot injury, so he has not been participating in the early stages of training camp as a result. On Wednesday, Falcons head coach Dan Quinn provided an update n Jones, saying that the wide out is 10 days to two weeks away..." July 24

  • Falcons GM optimistic about Julio Jones contract talks

    ESPN "Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff continued to express optimism about the progress of contract talks with Julio Jones, without putting a timetable on reaching a new deal with the star wide receiver. Jones reported to training camp Monday without a new contract. The..." July 23

  • NFL Rumors: Falcons, Julio Jones may already have a new deal in place

    Clutch Points "Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones reported to camp on Sunday without a new official deal in place, but some around the league think the two sides have an agreement in place. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk points out that the two sides can’t officially agree to a..." July 22

  • Julio Jones arrives at training camp despite contract issue

    Larry Brown Sports "Julio Jones is seeking a new contract, but that didn’t stop him from reporting to Atlanta Falcons training camp. Jones arrived at Falcons training camp on Sunday, according to ESPN’s Vaughn McClure. Jones did not show up for the beginning of the team’s..." July 21

  • Julio Jones hasn’t gotten new contract, but will still show up for camp

    Pro Football Talk "Falcons receiver Julio Jones previously ruled out a training-camp holdout because, as he explained it, team owner Arthur Blank had promised to give Jones a new contract. But Jones has yet to get that contract. He’ll still show up for training camp on Sunday. Adam Schefter of..." July 21

  • Will Falcons, Julio Jones do a deal?

    Pro Football Talk "Grady Jarrett? Check. Deion Jones? Check. Other guy named Jones who is slightly more important to the team? No check yet. The Falcons have taken care of significant business this week, signing two key defensive players, but still no business has been done between..." July 18

  • Falcons Re-Signing Flurry of Players Before Julio Jones is Curious

    12 Up "With the NFL world being at a relative standstill, the Atlanta Falcons have had an active week of transactions. Prior to Monday's 4:00 p.m. ET franchise tag deadline, the Falcons agreed to terms with defensive tackle Grady Jarrett to a four-year, $68 million contract. On..." July 17

  • 8 reasons why Falcons WR Julio Jones deserves his next contract extension

    USA Today "Julio Jones is expected to sign a revised contract soon that should make him the highest-paid receiver in the NFL. Here are eight reasons why he deserves it. 1. He is underpaid Since the last time Jones signed an extension, the market at wide receiver has been..." July 15

  • Julio Jones Says He Won’t Hold Out From Training Camp

    NFL Trade Rumors "In an interview with TMZ, Falcons WR Julio Jones says he’s not considering holding out from training camp as he seeks a new contract with Atlanta.  “(Falcons owner Arthur) Blank gave us his word,” Jones said. “That’s..." July 08

  • New contract for Julio Jones is a risk worth taking for the Falcons

    Sporting News "In this era of the diva wide receiver, Julio Jones doesn't fit the mold. He is not a flamboyant headline-seeker, yet his numbers suggest he is the best wide receiver in the NFL. Unlike Odell Beckham Jr. and Antonio Brown, who make life stressful for their team owners,..." June 27

  • Falcons ‘confident’ they’ll sign Julio Jones this summer, per report

    Sportsnaut "The drawn out saga regarding Atlanta Falcons star Julio Jones and a potential contract extension could be coming to a head here soon. The two sides have been negotiating an extension that would make Jones the highest-paid receiver in NFL history. Though, nothing concrete has..." June 18

  • Julio Jones, Michael Thomas could boost Amari Cooper’s next contract

    Alabama "It didn’t seem as though wide receiver Amari Cooper met with reporters during the Dallas Cowboys’ offseason program without fielding questions about his contract situation, including his final press appearance during mandatory minicamp last week. Cooper had no..." June 18

  • Why a contract extension for Julio Jones could be tricky

    Yardbarker "After skipping voluntary OTAs, Falcons star Julio Jones reported for the team’s mandatory minicamp earlier this month. There’s clear mutual interest in a new deal, but Jones’ situation is trickier than most. Jones is one of the league’s most accomplished wide..." June 17

  • Back at practice, Julio Jones not concerned about contract negotiations

    Alabama "Six-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Julio Jones attended an Atlanta Falcons’ offseason practice for the first time since 2017 on Tuesday. But he didn’t practice. Falcons coach Dan Quinn had said on Monday the former Alabama All-American would be..." June 12

  • Julio Jones, Grady Jarrett, Vic Beasley & Deion Jones Report For Falcons’ Minicamp

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Falcons WR Julio Jones, DT Grady Jarrett, DEVic Beasley and LB Deion Jones have all reported to the team for the start of mandatory minicamp. This group had previously skipped voluntarily OTAs, but Rapoport says..." June 10

  • Julio Jones may need to take heat of holdout to get deal he wants

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Falcons star Julio Jones didn’t show up for voluntary OTAs this week. I don’t blame him. Look at the players who suffered serious injuries during the NFL’s silly spring, including teammate Steven Means.  No Julio is no big deal this time of year...." May 27

  • Is Amari Cooper waiting for Julio Jones to do a deal?

    Clutch Points "The Dallas Cowboys have engaged in contract extension talks with wide receiver Amari Cooper, but Cooper may be waiting to see what kind of deal Atlanta Falcons wideout Julio Jones gets before he gets deep into discussions, according to Clarence Hill Jr. of The Fort Worth..." May 25

  • Julio Jones not with Falcons at start of OTAs

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones, who was promised a contract extension this offseason, did not report today to the start of the team’s organized team activities.  The Falcons, like much of the NFL, were closely monitoring Antonio Brown’s renegotiated contract ($54.1..." May 20

  • Falcons G.M. “very encouraged” by Julio Jones talks

    AtlantaFalcons.com "Signing All-Pro wide receiver Julio Jones to a multi-year extension was one of the Atlanta Falcons’ top priorities this offseason, and those talks appear to be going well. According to a pair of tweets by The Athletic’s Jeff Schultz, Falcons general manager Thomas..." May 12

  • Falcons “are not far apart” on new deal with Julio Jones

    Sports Talk Atlanta "It looks like the Falcons should have a new deal in place with future Hall of Fame receiver Julio Jones in the coming weeks. It was basically a foregone conclusion that Julio would get a new deal this offseason after the Falcons frontloaded some of the money in his contract to 2018...." April 19

  • Falcons, Julio Jones getting closer to new contract

    The Falcoholic "Thanks to increased cap space and greater spending on wide receivers, we have seen the same Julio Jones story for the past year. Jones, easily the best wide receiver in the NFL, saw his record-breaking contract eclipsed by countless of other pass catchers. He is currently 12th in average salary..." April 18

  • Report: Julio Jones skips start of Falcons offseason workouts

    Sportsnaut "Like last year when he was looking for a new contract, Julio Jones has reportedly opted not to attend as the Atlanta Falcons begin their offseason workout program. Vaughn McClure of ESPN noted Jones was not in the building Monday as Atlanta opened up its offseason..." April 15

  • Julio Jones: I don’t care about being highest-paid wideout

    Pro Football Talk "Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones wants a new contract and has spoken to the team about getting one done at various points over the last couple of years. One of the lead topics of conversation on the contract front is obviously going to be how much Jones is paid..." April 01

  • Falcons owner says Julio Jones, Grady Jarrett are “Falcons for life”

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Owner Arthur Blank, acknowledged that while some player contracts are getting more lucrative, he still believes that defensive tackle Grady Jarrett and wide receiver Julio Jones will be “Falcons for life.” The team placed the $15.2 million franchise tag on Jarrett and has..." March 26

  • Sources: Falcons, Julio Jones Talks Nearing $100M

    Bleacher Report "Let's start with the obvious. Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones is going to get handsomely paid. He will soon have enough money to buy a small island and enough left that his small island can buy a small island. He will soon be the highest-paid wide..." March 22

  • Falcons have had “really good conversations” about Julio Jones contract

    Pro Football Talk "The question of when Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones will get a new contract has been bandied about for the last year or so and the issue came back onto the radar when Antonio Brown got a new contract after his trade to the Raiders. Brown is now the highest-paid..." March 20

  • Report: “Not much going on” between Falcons, Julio Jones on deal

    247 Sports "Julio Jones remains among the Atlanta Falcons’ top priorities this offseason as the wide receiver awaits a new contract, but it appears talks have slowed down between the two sides. There is “not much going on” between Jones and the Falcons as regards a new..." March 04