August 30, 2015 - Aaron Wilson
Falcons sign Julio Jones to five-year, $71.25 million dea.
The Atlanta Falcons signed star wide receiver Julio Jones to a five-year, $71.25 million extension that includes $47.5 million guaranteed. "Julio is the type of young man we value, and this contract reflects that," owner Arthur Blank said. "We expect Julio to be a lifer for the Falcons." Jones caught 104 passes last season for 1,593 yards. Follow me on Twitter: @Aaron Wilson@NFL Aaron Wilson covers the Texans for The Houston Chronicle