Falcons pick up Julio Jones’ option

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The Falcons have picked up the fifth-year option of wide receiver Julio Jones,  according to D. Orlando  Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

The Falcons have exercised the fifth-year option on wide receiver Julio Jones today.

Falcons coach Mike Smith said last Tuesday, the team planned to have Jones around for a long time. The option will allow the team to start working on a long-term deal in the future.