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.
Atlanta and Pro-Bowl WR Julio Jones just reached agreement on a landmark three-year, $66 million extension that includes $66 million guaranteed – $64 million of which is due at signing, sources tell @mortreport and me. It ties together the two sides for the next five seasons.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 7, 2019
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.