The Atlanta Falcons and wide receiver Julio Jones have agreed that a tenth, $66m (#53m) fully guaranteed contract extension with $64 (#51.5m) because immediately.
Jones along with the Falcons have been working toward a contract for months.
Owner Arthur Blank said in March the group needed a deal done prior to training camp, while general manager Thomas Dimitroff establish a objective of the start of the Falcons’ season, which is Sunday.
Jones, 30, had been set to create $21m (#17m) within the next two seasons on his existing contract. Jones and the Falcons are now tied together for five decades with the three-year extension .
Entering his first season, Jones is coming off of the sixth Pro Bowl selection – and second in a row – after catching 113 moves for a yards and eight touchdowns last season.
He remains the NFL’s all-time pioneer in career receiving yards per game (96.7).
The Falcons open the season against the Vikings.
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