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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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REPORT: Julio Jones says he and the Atlanta Falcons have opened contract talks

If you saw those Demaryius Thomas and Dez Bryant contracts and thought, “Well, the Atlanta Falcons are about to pay Julio Jones a lot of money,” you were absolutely right. Because, according to Jones himself, the two have already begun contract negotiations. AROUND COVER32 Fantasy Preview: The top-60 RBs for 2015 First and 10: Ten stories other than DeflateGate that fans should...
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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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4 days ago  |  Discuss

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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13 days ago  |  Discuss

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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15 days ago  |  Discuss

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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15 days ago  |  Discuss

The Atlanta Falcons have to sign Julio Jones right now

It has been widely reported by Vaughn McClure of ESPN and others that a league source said there are no ongoing negotiations regarding Julio Jones’ extension. I just hope the Falcons do not take other NFL teams methods as a model for success. As a matter of fact, I sincerely hope that the Atlanta Falcons don’t stick with their own junky model for negotiation success. The examples...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

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