Julio Jones commerce rumors: Seahawks discussing potential transfer for Falcons’ All-Professional, per report


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One other horse has entered the race for Julio Jones. The Atlanta Falcons have been taking calls and/or purchasing the longer term Corridor of Fame receiver for weeks now — if not months — and reportedly have a number of provides on the desk, various from a first-round decide to rumors of a second-rounder, however they’ve not pulled the set off on any simply but. That is apparently given the Seattle Seahawks time to significantly take into account sending over a suggestion themselves, and the crew has reportedly had discussions about doing so — per Dianna Russini of ESPN

Moreover, the extent of curiosity in Seattle is rumored to have grown to the purpose the place Russell Wilson, as soon as wildly disgruntled this offseason, has had behind-the-scenes conversations with Jones about probably becoming a member of the Seahawks. 

This will solely assist the Falcons with regard to their asking value, contemplating Jones additionally has curiosity from the New England Patriots and Tennessee Titans (and sure a number of extra golf equipment). The 32-year-old is claimed to have a robust curiosity in becoming a member of Cam Newton and Invoice Belichick, which is claimed to be mutual, and that is fueled inside discussions in New England as properly. After which there are the Titans, who’ve lately seen star receiver A.J. Brown regularly foyer Jones to maneuver his abilities to Nashville. Time will inform who finally will get their means, contemplating it is the Falcons name ultimately, regardless of Jones lately making it clear he is “outta there” — when requested about his standing in Atlanta. 

Ought to they ship Jones to the Seahawks, Wilson’s ruffled feathers could be additional smoothed, contemplating the current extension on All-Professional wideout Tyler Lockett and the presence of a dominant complementary piece in D.Okay. Metcalf. It might make for a dynamic trio of receiving expertise — a humiliation of riches, to say the least — for Wilson, who needed a voice in roster-building and has seemingly taken to that function in speaking straight with Jones. For the Falcons, it appears inevitable that the highway will quickly finish of their relationship with among the best receivers to ever play the sport, and it is one Matt Ryan is not precisely happy about.

However his loss may be Wilson’s acquire, assuming the Seahawks make the perfect provide.



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