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Julio Jones reporting to training camp, as expected

He’ll be rewarded soon.

Atlanta Falcons players reported to training camp yesterday, and Julio Jones showed up as expected.

The biggest stories this offseason were when/if certain players would get new contracts. Recently, defensive stars Grady Jarrett and Deion Jones both got new contracts, which they deserved. The one currently awaiting a payday is the NFL’s best wide receiver, Julio Jones.

Julio knows he’s getting paid, as he recently stated that he wasn’t holding out for a new contract. His faith in Falcons owner Arthur Blank is rare these days, especially in the NFL. As we all know, Julio has all the talent to be a diva, but refuses to do so. He’s a phenomenal athlete with God-given talent, but is a team-player first and foremost.

It may take longer than people expect for Julio to get a new contract, with many thinking he would receive a new one prior to the start of training camp. Regardless, the Falcons are determined to keep Julio in Atlanta for life, and they’ll more than likely make him the highest paid receiver in the league. Julio’s set to make $9.6 million in 2019, and has two years left on a five-year contract worth $71 million he signed in 2015.