Does Julio care about becoming highest-paid WR?

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July 18, 2019 - 9:45 am

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With Deion Jones and Grady Jarrett taken care of, the next question for Atlanta Falcons fans is when will Julio Jones get a new deal and how much will it be worth. 

Former sports agent and CBS contracts analyst Joel Corry does feel that Julio will become the first wide reciever to top $20 million a year in annual average value. 

"I know Julio Jones doesn't care about being the highest-paid wide receiver and Julio Jones isn't micromanaging this thing, and I think when it does get done he'll be the first $20 million per year receiver unless, Michael Thomas doesn't beat him to it," Corry said.

Corry also discussed what could happen between Julio and Falcons owner Arthur Blank if a deal doesn't get made.

"If Blank doesn't get a deal done with him, than you're probably going to have a major problem with Julio Jones because he's going to be thinking you broke the promise you made to me," said Corry.

Corry closed by discussing the delay in inking Julio and what the holdup might be.

"I would think the guaranteed money might be a bigger issue than the overall money might be and how front-loaded the contract is," said the contracts expert.

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