GettyTom Brady is getting another weapon in Tampa Bay.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are including even more firepower to the offense as the crew has agreed to terms on a one-year address megastar receiver Julio Jones, in keeping with ESPN’s Adam Schefter. After spending his first 10 seasons inside the NFC South with the Falcons, Jones turned into traded to the Titans last offseason but underwhelmed throughout his 365 days in Nashville.
The Titans released Jones in March shifting on from the final two seasons that have been part of the receiver’s $sixty six million contract. Jones had 31 receptions for 434 yards and one touchdown during his 10 starts offevolved in 2021 because the playmaker turned into hampered by means of injuries. The star wideout is simply seasons removed from posting 99 receptions for 1,394 yards and 6 touchdowns in 15 video games for the Falcons in 2019.
“Seven-time Pro Bowl huge receiver Julio Jones is signing a one-12 months deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, consistent with source,” Schefter stated in a sequence of July 26, 2022 tweets. “The soon-to-be forty five-year Tom Brady now may have a risk to throw to the 33-yr-vintage Jones. …Julio Jones drew hobby from, amongst others, the Green Bay Packers and Buccaneers. But Tampa was the most competitive in giving its QB a new offensive weapon. Julio Jones now desires to try and win a Super Bowl with the person who avoided him from prevailing one.”
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Join Heavy on Bucs!Brady Recruited Jones to Join the Bucs: Report
It have to come as no marvel that Brady performed a vast position in Jones deciding on to sign up for the Buccaneers over other contenders. NFL insider Dov Kleiman reported that Brady became recruiting Jones at some stage in the offseason.
“In March I tweeted that Tom Brady has been actively recruiting the free agent All-Pro to enroll in the Bucs and the numbers finally labored for both facets,” Kleiman tweeted on July 26. “The Packers have been additionally inquisitive about Julio however he chose Tampa.”Godwin Has Been Cleared for Training Camp: Report
The #Bucs offense right now has: Mike Evans, Chris Godwin, Russell Gage, Julio Jones and Kyle Rudolph are receiver with the QB that led the league in TDs and yards closing season regardless of accidents at the position.p.c.twitter.com/VtuUvlgCF7
— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) July 26, 2022
The Buccaneers had been unable to find a consistent replacement for Antonio Brown since the crew opted to launch the big name wideout in January. The addition of Jones no longer most effective allows fill this void however eases some of the capacity stress on Chris Godwin who is getting back from a widespread ACL damage.
If Jones can stay healthy, the Bucs have arguably the maximum effective receiver trio in the NFL with Godwin and Mike Evans. Tampa Bay also signed former Falcons playmaker Russell Gage earlier this offseason. The Bucs presented more correct information on the receiver position as Godwin has been medically cleared for education camp.
“Bucs WR Chris Godwin has been cleared to begin schooling camp in spite of undergoing knee surgery Jan. 3 for a torn ACL,” Tampa Bay Times’ Rick Stroud particular on Twitter. “LB Lavonte David (Lisfranc) also is ready to take part in exercises starting Wed. But the crew may be cautious with both. Neither needed to start on the PUP listing.”
According to ESPN’s Jenna Laine, the Bucs are planning to ease Godwin returned onto the sphere noting there may be “no rush,” in particular with the addition of Jones. Brady now has a plethora of guns at his disposal because the Bucs try to win their 2d Super Bowl in three years.
“Regarding Chris Godwin: I’m advised that there may be no rush and that the Bucs are taking their time with him,” Laine said on Twitter. “Signing Julio Jones gives them the potential to do this.”
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