A.J. Brown Posts Video of DM Recruiting Julio Jones to Titans: 'Come On Home'

Timothy Rapp@@TRappaRTFeatured Columnist IVMay 25, 2021

ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 29: Julio Jones #11 of the Atlanta Falcons swaps jerseys with A.J. Brown #11 of the Tennessee Titans at the conclusion of an NFL game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on September 29, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Todd Kirkland/Getty Images)
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A number of NFL players are openly recruiting Julio Jones to their team, with reports emerging that the star receiver has requested a trade away from the Atlanta Falcons and Jones saying on Monday's Undisputed that he was out of Atlanta. 

Add A.J. Brown and Kevin Byard of the Tennessee Titans to the list:

Kevin Byard @KevinByard

I 💯 percent support this message! 😂 https://t.co/LwWQ2Ddk0q

Here's what social media looked like on Monday after Jones' appearance on Undisputed:

SportsCenter @SportsCenter

The comments reacting to @DeAndreHopkins' post 🍿😂 @ESPNNFL pic.twitter.com/UByZr9CG8f

B/R Gridiron @brgridiron

Let the games begin. pic.twitter.com/jdXehwPQ2M

It's no surprise that players would publicly recruit Jones—he's one of the best receivers in the league, and most teams could use a playmaker with his ability to change a game. 

That some of the top receivers in the game like Brown and DeAndre Hopkins want to play with him, even at the potential expense of some of their own targets and stats, is the ultimate sign of respect. 

It remains to be seen if Jones will be traded, and if so, where he lands. But a whole lot of players around the NFL are hoping it's with their team.