NFL notebook: Jones tells Falcons he's skipping minicamp

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NFL notebook: Jones tells Falcons he's skipping minicamp
NFL notebook: Jones tells Falcons he's skipping minicamp

Wide receiver Julio Jones told the Atlanta Falcons he won't attend this week's mandatory minicamp, the team announced Monday. “We have been in contact with Julio and his representation,” general manager Thomas Dimitroff said in a statement. “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.” According to an ESPN report, Jones' decision to skip minicamp stems from an unsatisfactory response to a contract proposal in recent weeks. Jones has missed the Falcons' offseason conditioning program and organized team activities — all of which is voluntary. The minicamp, the team's

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