Julio Jones Becomes NFL's Highest-Paid Wide Receiver
Julio Jones Becomes NFL's
Highest-Paid Wide Receiver The Falcons will keep their star wide receiver in Atlanta through 2023.
The three-year, $66 million extension includes
$64 million due at signing.
The $66 million in guaranteed money makes
Jones the highest-paid receiver in the NFL.
Julio Jones, via statement Jones was selected by the Falcons with the
6 overall selection of the 2011 NFL Draft.
Jones reached 10,000 receiving yards in just
103 games, the fastest in NFL history.
The six-time Pro Bowler has five straight seasons with at least 80 catches and 1,400 receiving yards.
Jones' 96.7 receiving yards per game
1 in NFL history.