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Reaction to Julio Jones saying ‘he’s out of there’ in response to staying with Falcons

On Monday, Julio Jones created quite the stir on the internet.

The 32-year-old told Shannon Sharpe on Undisputed that he is not staying with the Atlanta Falcons.

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Trade talks between Jones’ camp and the Falcons have been happening for a while. He was selected at No. 6 overall in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft and has been the face of the franchise ever since. Atlanta wants a first-round pick for Jones, but it will be interesting to see if someone offers it. He is a seven-time Pro Bowler and a two-time first-team All-Pro selection.

During his 10-year career, Jones has recorded seven 1,000-yard seasons — including five 1,400-yard campaigns.

He is at a point in his career where he wants to win and win Super Bowls.

Yours truly of Touchdown Alabama Magazine reacted to Jones’ statement on In My Own Words. I also provided the six teams that are involved in trying to acquire Jones via trade.

Where will the talented wide receiver end up?

It will be interesting to find out.

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Stephen M. Smith is the managing editor and senior writer for Touchdown Alabama Magazine.  You can “like” him on Facebook or “follow” him on Twitter, via @CoachingMSmith.

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