Falcons, Eagles aren’t talking about a Julio Jones trade

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No nose boops for Leroy tonight.

PFT Commenter’s dog, who doubles as an NFL insider, heard Thursday night that the Eagles and Falcons are talking about a trade that would send receiver Julio Jones to Philadelphia. Per a league source with knowledge of the situation, that’s “absolutely not” happening.

And for good reason. Based on the contract Jones signed last year with the Falcons, which pays him $22 million per year, the Falcons would take a cap charge of $31 million to trade Jones.

Besides, if the Falcons were going to trade Jones, it would have happened before they gave him his latest deal.

So while the Eagles may be looking to upgrade the receiver position, it won’t be happening with a trade for Julio Jones.

6 responses to “Falcons, Eagles aren’t talking about a Julio Jones trade

  1. It could happen..

    Based on the contract Jones signed last year with the Falcons, which pays him $22 million per year, the Falcons would take a cap charge of $31 million to trade Jones…I could be wrongbut…maybe the other team covers that contract. Isn’t that what half happend with Clowney?

    Besides, if the Falcons were going to trade Jones, it would have happened before they gave him his latest deal…maybe it didn’t happen because there wasn’t an asinine offer on the table.

  2. Why would the Falcons trade Julio anyways? They have a solid roster and a former MVP QB, a couple of tweeks here and there and they can contend for the division. When the world finds out TB12 is a system QB (not Arians system) and the Panthers are in total rebuild. The Falcons and Saints will be fighting for the division. Let’s not forget that Xtra playoff team too..

  3. I remember when jalen mills mugged julio in the endzone and the refs never called it and then the eagles went on to win the luckiest sb in the history of the NFL.

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