Head Coach Dan Quinn expects both the organization and Julio Jones to come up with a deal that will please both parties.
“The good news is that there are conversations that have begun,” Quinn said. “We’ll keep those private. I have a lot of faith in the organization and also in Julio that things will get resolved with good communications. I’m sure that’ll be a part of it as well.”
Falcons offseason was interesting to say the least. Here’s a list players who are currently on their last year of their contract.
Quarterback Matt Ryan signed to what’s currently the highest-paid player in the NFL at $30 million per season.
Offensive Tackle Jake Matthews
Defensive Tackle Grady Jarrett
Safety Ricardo Allen
Offensive Guard Andy Levitre
Quarterback Matt Schaub
Offensive Tackle Ty Sambrallo
LS Josh Harris
RB Tevin Coleman
Guard Ben Garland
WR Justin Hardy
DL Derrick Shelby
CB Brian Poole
LB/Safety Kemal Ishmael
According to a report by The Athletic, the Falcons discussed their financial situation and the need for Jones to wait in line.
With less than $6 million in salary cap space entering training camp. Revising Julio’s contract just isn’t something Falcons are capable of doing.
Jones said in May during an interview with TMZ that there is “no story, no bad blood” because “I’m not going anywhere.”
Will Julio skip out on camp?