Falcons reportedly have preference on where to trade Julio Jones

Falcons reportedly have preference on where to trade Julio Jones

Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images).
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The Atlanta Falcons have a choice on where they would trade broad receiver Julio Jones.
With Julio Jones publicly stating he wants out of town on FS1s Undisputed Monday, the Atlanta Falcons may be left with no choice in having to deal their biggest player in franchise history.

Jones had spent his entire 10-year NFL career in Atlanta after the Falcons traded up to No. 6 to take him in the 2011 NFL Draft. He was hurt for a good part of last season, Jones is a seasonal Pro Bowler and a future first-ballot Pro Football Hall of Famer.
As for a potential trade partner, ESPNs Adam Schefer believes Atlanta is focusing on AFC teams.

Atlanta Falcons: What groups are best equipped to trade for Julio Jones?
Of the handful of teams finest geared up to trade for Jones to begin with, most hail from the AFC. While this might be crushing to fans of the San Francisco 49ers, you had to understand deep down you were at finest a dark horse to get him anyhow. Though new basic supervisor Terry Fontenot may amuse offers from all 31 NFL groups today, this will be a conclusive relocation of his young career.

The two likeliest groups to get Jones would be the New England Patriots and the Baltimore Ravens. These 2 AFC contenders would be noticeably much better in the receiving corps, simply by Jones addition.
With several suitors for Jones, Fontenot needs to get the finest offer he potentially can for him otherwise.

Jones had invested his entire 10-year NFL profession in Atlanta after the Falcons traded up to No. 6 to take him in the 2011 NFL Draft. Falcons prefer not to trade Julio Jones in the NFC, but would do so for the ideal rate. Now, with Jones desiring out of Atlanta, they are looking for the best value in either conference. Of the handful of teams best geared up to trade for Jones to begin with, most hail from the AFC.

Falcons prefer not to trade Julio Jones in the NFC, however would do so for the ideal rate. Now, with Jones desiring out of Atlanta, they are looking for the best worth in either conference. https://t.co/D59vq0x9jz.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 24, 2021.