Julio Jones may need taken his final snap with the Atlanta Falcons. The huge receiver has been in commerce rumors since earlier than the draft, and an inventory of potential suitors have emerged.
Atlanta desires to commerce Jones, in accordance with The Athletic’s Jeff Schultz. Theoretically, most NFL groups wish to have Jones on their roster, however discovering an precise commerce associate may not be really easy.
The Baltimore Ravens have been pegged because the favorites to amass Jones, within the occasion that he’s moved. BetOnline offers Baltimore 11/4 odds to be Jones’ subsequent staff if he’s traded.
The San Francisco 49ers are an in depth second with 3/1 odds to commerce for Jones. The New England Patriots are considered because the third more than likely candidate with 9/2 odds on the on-line sportsbook.
The Los Angeles Chargers (6/1), Tennessee Titans (6/1) and Indianapolis Colts (7/1) are given a practical likelihood to get Jones, as properly.
Julio Jones subsequent staff IF traded:
— BetOnline.ag (@betonline_ag) May 21, 2021
Most Receiving Yards per Sport in NFL historical past:
1. Julio Jones (95.5)
2. Calvin Johnson (86.1)
3. Michael Thomas (85.0)
4. Antonio Brown (84.5)
5. Odell Beckham Jr. (83.3) pic.twitter.com/LQfHXgCAAI
— CBS Sports activities HQ (@CBSSportsHQ) April 26, 2021
Schultz named the Ravens, 49ers, Patriots, Colts and Chargers as candidates to commerce for Jones as a result of they’ve the power to soak up Jones’ $15.3 million base wage into their cap house. A supply instructed The Athletic that the Titans may need curiosity in Jones, regardless of potential cap hurdles.
A wholesome Jones could be a key addition for all of these groups as they attempt to turn into Tremendous Bowl contenders. Tennessee, Baltimore and Indianapolis had been all defeated in final 12 months’s playoffs earlier than the AFC Championship Sport. San Francisco, Los Angeles and New England are projected to be postseason contenders.
Jones is as productive as any receiver when he’s on the sector. Jones owns the NFL document with 95.5 yards per sport. The veteran recorded a minimum of 1,394 yards in each season from 2014-2019.
Restricted to 9 video games in 2020, Jones had 51 catches for 771 yards and three touchdowns. Jones is 32 years previous and coming into his eleventh profession season.
Jones has spent his complete profession with the Falcons.
The Falcons have missed the playoffs in three straight seasons. Atlanta employed new normal supervisor Terry Fontenot and head coach Arthur Smith in January.