Falcons receiver Julio Jones not worried about new contract

Friday August 1st, 2014

After seeing his teammate Roddy White agree to a four-year contract extension worth $30 million, Atlanta Falcons receiver Julio Jones says he is not worried about his next long-term deal.

Jones will make $2.5 million this season and $10.2 million in 2015 after Atlanta picked up his fifth-year option.

"I don't think about (a new contract). Money is good, but I don't think about it," Jones said to ESPN.com. "When I'm on the field, I want to beat the guy across from me. I just come to work and play football." 

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Jones, who caught 41 passes for 580 yards and two touchdowns in 2013, missed 11 games with a foot injury and says it's up to the team to decide if they want to sign him beyond next season. 

"I've got to make them feel like they want me here for the remainder of my career. The only thing I can do is keep working and keep my nose clean and just do the right things," Jones said.

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