Last offseason, Julio Jones refused to report to training camp over a dispute about his current contract. Now, the Atlanta Falcons star is shaping up to sign the second-largest contract ever signed by a wide receiver.
According to Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report, the Falcons and Jones are in talks about a possible extension for the receiver. Freeman suggests that the new deal would pay Jones around $20 million per year over four or five seasons.
While the extension appears imminent, Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff stressed Wednesday that there is no rush to lock up the wide receiver for the long-haul.
“We’ll continue to talk with both Julio and his representation,”
Jones, a six-time Pro Bowler
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Cole Topham is the lead editor for snacktimefantasy.com and covers the MLB and NFL. He enjoys watching his opponents suffer as he defeats them week after week in his fantasy football/baseball leagues.