Jones had previously sought a trade from the Falcons, who were in desperate need of cash. Despite not receiving the first-round selection they desired, the club was able to negotiate a good deal for the veteran player.
Julio Jones’ salary will be paid by the Tennessee Titans for the balance of his deal. This comes as a surprise because the Titans have a history of using other clubs to carry wages when making transactions.
Julio Jones is owed only $2 million in guaranteed money for the 2022 season, but his deal may be worth up to $11,513,000.
In September of 2021, the 33-year-old wide receiver inked his current deal. The deal was a three-year extension for $66 million with a $25 million signing bonus.
Julio Jones has been traded to the Tennessee Titans, where he will add to an already potent attack. Jones will be part of the Titans’ offense with quarterback Ryan Tannehill, wide receiver A.J. Brown, and, of course, Derrick Henry.
The Indianapolis Colts are the Tennessee Titans’ biggest AFC South rivals. The Titans will be able to maintain their lead in the division by developing a difficult-to-stop offensive.
How Much Does Julio Jones Make?
Julio Jones makes a total base salary of $11.513 million annually.