Julio Jones Says Goodbye To Falcons Fans; Turns Down #11 Offer!
It’s happening, Julio Jones officially said goodbye to the Atlanta Falcons on social media. Continue on since Julio Jones said Goodbye Falcons…
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CelebnSports247.com reports that Julio Jones bid farewell to the organization he spent the past 10 seasons playing for.
In a post on Instagram, Julio Jones thanked Falcons fans and the city of Atlanta for “an amazing 10 years” before saying he is “very excited” to be joining the Titans.
Jones said on Tuesday, saying in a statement posted to social media that he’ll “never forget my time as an Atlanta Falcon” and thanked the Titans and their fans for the “warm welcome” he and his family have received.
Thank you ATL for all the love you’ve shown me over the years. It’s been an amazing 10 years playing for the city & all the fans. I appreciate everything you’ve done for me over the years & will never forget my time as an Atlanta Falcon.
Excited for the next part of my journey here in Nashville. To the fans, I want to thank you all for the warm welcome for me and & my family. We are very excited to be part of the Titans family.
Julio Jones says goodbye to Atlanta. pic.twitter.com/DsL9o0K7YS
— NFL Update (@MySportsUpdate) June 8, 2021
The Titans announced Sunday they agreed to acquire Jones and a 2023 sixth-round draft pick from the Falcons in exchange for a 2022 second-round pick and a 2023 fourth-rounder.
A.J. Brown is Hyped:
In additional news, Wide receiver A.J. Brown offered his No. 11 to Julio Jones, but the Tennessee Titans’ newly acquired playmaker declined.
Brown has worn No. 11 since his rookie year after originally sporting No. 18 during rookie minicamp.
“#11 until I retire . I tried to give it up and he wouldn’t take it . Respect,” he tweeted Tuesday.
— AJ Brown (@1kalwaysopen_) June 7, 2021