Falcons' Julio Jones working out with Terrell Owens

By Alex Butler  |  May 3, 2018 at 11:51 AM
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May 3 (UPI) -- Dez Bryant might be working out with Odell Beckham Jr. this offseason, but Julio Jones has Hall of Famer Terrell Owens at his side.

Owens and Jones were working out together Wednesday at Johns Creek High School in Johns Creek, Ga. The school is located about 40 minutes from Mercedes-Benz Stadium in downtown Atlanta. Owens posted a video of the workouts to his Instagram account.

Jones sparked speculation about his future with the Falcons in late April, when he scrubbed his Instagram account of all ties to the NFC South franchise. Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff later said that the organization and Jones are "doing very well."

Owens' video featured the duo sweating it out while running routes with what appeared to be some high school players. Some of the other football players participating were wearing Falcons gear.

Jones, 29, is under contract with the Falcons through 2020. The five-time Pro Bowl selection and two-time All-Pro had 88 catches for 1,444 yards and three scores in 2017. He has not yet joined the Falcons for offseason workouts, which are voluntary.

The Falcons selected former Alabama wide receiver Calvin Ridley with the No. 26 overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. Jones -- another Alabama product -- was the No. 6 overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft.

Jones and Ridley both worked out at the Crimson Tide's facility in Tuscaloosa, Ala., this offseason.

"I'm very excited to be coming in with Julio," Ridley told reporters in a conference call after being drafted. "I know I'm going to learn a lot from him and become a better player. I'm very happy to be in that organization."

The Falcons report for organized team activities on May 21. Mandatory minicamp is from June 12 to June 14.

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