Julio Jones is Nashville bound.
Both organizations have since announced the terms.
The compensation includes a 2022 second-round draft pick and a 2023 fourth-rounder for Jones, who signed a three-year, $66 million contract extension in 2019 that the Titans are scheduled to inherit. As part of the exchange, Tennessee will garner a sixth-rounder in 2023 while Atlanta will take on $7.75 million in dead money.
Jones, 32, has amassed 848 receptions for 12,896 yards and 60 touchdowns dating back to his arrival in the first round of the 2011 draft. Twice the NFL’s leader in receiving yards and once the co-leader in receptions, the Alabama product’s resume includes seven Pro Bowls, five All-Pro selections and a place on the league’s All-Decade roster.
In his final campaign with Atlanta, a lingering hamstring injury saw the 6-foot-3, 220-pound Jones appear in nine games to catch 51 passes for 771 yards and three touchdowns. In Tennessee, he will join quarterback Ryan Tannehill, running back Derrick Henry and a wideout depth chart occupied by reigning 23-year-old Pro Bowler A.J. Brown.
The Titans stood with the second-best odds of acquiring Jones as the calendar turned to June behind the Seattle Seahawks, according to BetOnline.ag, and followed by the New England Patriots, Baltimore Ravens and Las Vegas Raiders.