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Julio Jones agrees to 5-year extension with Falcons

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY SportsThe Atlanta Falcons have signed Julio Jones to a five-year contract extension, the team announced Saturday. Jones, 26, will receive $71.25 million over the five years, with $47.5 million guaranteed. The two-time Pro Bowl receiver was in the final year of his contract and set to make $10.176 million for the 2015 season. “We could not be more...
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VIDEO: Julio Jones Reacts After Signing 5-Year, $71 Million Extension

On Saturday evening, news broke that top Atlanta Falcons receiver Julio Jones signed a long-term extension with the team. BREAKING: The Falcons have signed Julio Jones to a five-year extension #RiseUp — Atlanta Falcons (@AtlantaFalcons) August 29, 2015 NFL reporter Chris Mortensen followed up shortly with the details of the contract. Julio Jones and Falcons have agreed to...
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Falcons announce 5-year contract extension for Julio Jones

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a five-year contract extension with Julio Jones that is expected to rank with recent deals paid to other top wide receivers. The deal, announced by the team before Saturday night's preseason game at Miami, follows owner Arthur Blank's pledge to make Jones ''a Falcon for life.'' Two other top NFL receivers, Denver's Demaryius Thomas...
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Julio Jones, Falcons agree on 5-year contract extension

Julio Jones is one of the best wide receivers in the NFL, and the Atlanta Falcons have ensured he will remain a key part of their offense for the long-term. The two sides have agreed on a five-year contract extension worth $71.25 million with $47 million guaranteed, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported Saturday. After suffering a season-ending knee injury in 2013, Jones bounced...
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Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons agree to new contract

The Atlanta Falcons and star wide receiver Julio Jones have agreed to terms on a new five-year contract, as ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported on Twitter. The deal includes $47 million in guaranteed money. Julio Jones and Falcons have agreed to a new 5-year contract worth $71.250 million and $47 million guaranteed. Team about to announce. — Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) August...
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Julio Jones, Falcons contract talks stalling significantly

Julio Jones is set to hit free agency following this season, and the Atlanta Falcons were hoping to get a new long-term deal done with him before the 2015 season kicked off. That doesn’t appear all that likely at this point in time, especially with the news that the two sides are stalling in contract discussions. Falcons owner Arthur Blank remained optimistic today re: Julio...
Via This Given Sunday
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Report: Julio Jones close to new deal, owner says he needs a new car

Atlanta Falcons team owner Arthur Blank says the team is close to signing a contract extension for wide receiver Julio Jones, who needs the cash to purchase a new car. “Atlanta wide receiver Julio Jones is close to signing ‘one of the major contracts in the NFL‘ with the Falcons, team owner Arthur Blank said on Monday (h/t The former Alabama standout needs to...
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Falcon for life? Julio Jones says yes

Receivers of Julio Jones’ caliber don’t come along every year, and the Atlanta Falcons must re-sign their elite wideout following the 2015 NFL season. Fortunately for the Falcons, though, he’s “on the same page” with owner Arthur Blank and wants to remain with the franchise throughout his career. According to ESPN, Jones said of the impending contract discussions: “We’re...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons must get Julio Jones locked up to new deal

The Atlanta Falcons are hoping to turn things around during the upcoming 2015 NFL season after a disappointing year last season. They finished last year at 6-10, and never looked like legitimate playoff contenders in the NFC. Julio Jones once again had a very solid all-around season, and is now looking to get a new deal with the Falcons locked up. During the 2014 season with the...
Via This Given Sunday
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