Might Russell Wilson be getting a gifted weapon for his receiving corps?
Based on a report by ESPN’s Dianna Russini, the Seahawks have checked in with the Falcons about buying Professional Bowl vast receiver Julio Jones and that Wilson has talked with Jones about the potential for enjoying collectively.
The Falcons proceed to discipline calls from groups occupied with buying and selling for Julio Jones. The Seahawks have had discussions a few attainable commerce with Atlanta, per sources. In actual fact, QB Russell Wilson & Julio Jones have spoken to debate the potential for enjoying collectively.
— Dianna Russini (@diannaESPN) Could 30, 2021
The Falcons reportedly want to transfer Jones after June 1 to unfold his salary-cap hit over two years, which might save $15 million in 2021 cap area.
Jones rumors have swirled all offseason, however they started to extend after he instructed FS1’s Shannon Sharpe by phone on “Undisputed” that he wouldn’t be staying with the Falcons. Jones mentioned later that he didn’t know the decision was being televised stay. Jones has been linked to a number of groups, together with the Titans and the Patriots.
Including Jones to its receiving ranks would give Seattle a harmful trio of wideouts. Final season, D.Okay. Metcalf tallied 1,303 receiving yards on 83 catches whereas Tyler Lockett had 1,054 receiving yards on 100 catches. David Moore was third on the workforce with 417 receiving yards.
Jones hauled in 51 catches for 771 yards and scored three receiving touchdowns in 2020. He has twice led the NFL in receiving yards.