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Julio Jones gets landmark contract extension

Former Alabama wide receiver, Julio Jones, and the Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a landmark three-year, $66 million extension that includes $66 million guaranteed, according to ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter.

Jones had 113 receptions for 1,377 yards and eight touchdowns on last season. The Falcons picked Jones No. 6 overall in the 2011 NFL draft.

Schefter also said 97 percent of Jones’ three-year contract extension is guaranteed. The previous high was 74 percent for a non-quarterback.

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