Julio Jones to be absent from minicamp, GM says

Julio Jones to be absent from minicamp, GM says

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones informed the team that he won’t attend mandatory minicamp, general manager Thomas Dimitroff said in a statement released Monday.

“We have been in contact with Julio and his representation,” Dimitroff said. “We will not discuss those conversations publicly, except to say we feel they have been productive and constructive. We understand the concerns and thoughts from their perspective. Although not ideal, Julio informed us today he would not be attending mini-camp. READ MORE>