One other future Corridor-of-Famer has been linked to the Seahawks’ prime rival.
Simply weeks after Aaron Rodgers’ identify was floated as a possible substitute for Jimmy Garoppolo, an article from The Athletic has named San Francisco as a possible vacation spot for Atlanta Falcons receiver Julio Jones.
Jones, 32, has been rumored to be on the way in which out in Atlanta attributable to his age, harm points, and value. Contemplating the truth that Calvin Ridley has additionally emerged as a WR1 choice in Atlanta, it’s not implausible that Jones might be shipped out earlier than the 2021 season.
Jeff Schultz names the Niners as a possible vacation spot for Jones attributable to their standing as a possible competitor with some cap area. Whereas the Niners don’t have the identical quantity of area for Jones as a number of the different squads on the record, it’s not unfathomable for Jones to finish up in pink and gold.
Jones has tormented Seattle over time within the frequent inter-conference video games between Seattle and Atlanta. In Week 1 of 2020, he had 9 catches for 157 yards towards a porous Seattle secondary. In 2019, he had 10 catches for 152 yards towards the ‘Hawks. Even on this later stage of his profession, Jones poses a severe risk to any secondary he faces. Whereas there isn’t any affirmation that the 49ers are actively desirous about a commerce, even the although of Julio Jones suiting up each week for Kyle Shanahan’s offense is sufficient to hold Seahawks followers up at night time.