DeAndre Hopkins tweets that he’d rework contract for Julio Jones trade

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It’s no secret that the Falcons are shopping wide receiver Julio Jones in an attempt to navigate their way out of salary cap hell. Atlanta currently has a little over $400,000 in cap space, which is nowhere near enough to sign the 2021 rookie draft class. That’s where a potential Jones trade comes in.

Not every team will be interested in the seven-time Pro-Bowl wideout, though. Jones’ age and cap hit will likely limit his potential landing spots to contending teams with a little money to spend. And if not, there’s always the chance another superstar could restructure their deal to free up the requisite money to acquire Jones.

This exact scenario was pitched to Cardinals wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins, who tweeted that someone at the gym asked him if he’d redo his contract to help Arizona trade for Jones.

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As you can see in the GIF tweeted out by Hopkins in response to this hypothetical scenario, he’s more than open to moving a little money around to add a superstar like Jones.

The Cardinals are potentially just a few pieces away from being a contender. With a young talent like Kyler Murray at quarterback, adding another big-bodied wide receiver could help Arizona reach that next level.

Any deal involving Jones isn’t likely to happen until after June 1.

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