Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones has signed a five-year extension.
ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported Jones's contract is worth $71.25 million, with $47 million guaranteed. Jones, 26, had one year remaining on his rookie contract and is expected to earn $10.176 million this season.
Jones collected 104 receptions for a franchise-record 1,593 yards and six touchdowns for the Falcons last season. In four seasons with Atlanta, Jones has caught 449 passes for 4,330 yards and 26 touchdowns.
In Flowery Branch 4 weeks ago, there was unanimity that all in organization wanted Jones to spend his entire prime in Atlanta. Now he does.— Peter King (@SI_PeterKing) August 29, 2015
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