It was reported a few days ago that multiple teams are calling the Falcons for the services of Julio Jones. Wait, what? Is Atlanta really going to trade one of the best receivers to ever play the game?
The Falcons have acknowledged that their salary cap situation is an absolute mess.
Their salary cap situation is such a mess, they don't even have enough money to fit in their incoming rookies.
Now, it's easy for teams to make room. They can restructure and move some money into the future, but obviously, that's not ideal. So if the Falcons do decide to move on from Julio, here are three destinations that make sense.
The Ravens are in desperate need of a WR1. Hollywood Brown hasn't proved to be "that guy" and Mark Andrews dealt with some injuries last season. They tried to go after Kenny Golladay in free agency but he ended up in New York. If the Ravens add Julio, their offense has the chance to take off to the level we saw two years ago. Along with a dominant rushing attack, adding a premier receiver to that offense can be frightening. Give Lamar Jackson all the weapons possible to help bring him back to his MVP self.
GREEN BAY PACKERS
The Packers clearly botched their pick by drafting Jordan Love at the end of the first round last year. Aaron Rodgers responded by putting together an MVP type of season. The Packers are in an interesting spot now. Rodgers still has three years left on his contract and it doesn't seem like he's slowing down anytime soon. Imagine having Davante Adams and Julio on the same offense? Sheesh. The Packers need to add another weapon if they want to take the next step after making back-to-back conference championships.
The Titans obviously have an elite run game led by Derrick Henry. Would adding Julio take their offense to the next level? Most definitely. With the departure of Corey Davis, the Titans need to add another receiver to line up on the opposite side of AJ Brown. Brown has already proved himself to be a future star in the league. Upgrading Davis, who had a breakout season last year, with Julio?
I can already see the city of Nashville drooling.
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