‘He’s Trying to Get Everybody Better’ – Tennessee Titans Player Lauds Julio Jones’ Influence on the Locker Room

Published 07/13/2021, 10:55 AM EDT
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In the books of many, the Tennessee Titans pulled off perhaps the biggest steal of offseason. Trading in Julio Jones from the Atlanta Falcons for just a 2022 second-round pick, the Titans offense is now stacked with premier talent.

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Apart from Jones, the side has wide receiver AJ Brown who just made his first Pro Bowl appearance last season and the running machine Derrick Henry. And to feed them all the franchise has 2019 AP NFL Comeback Player of the Year, quarterback Ryan Tannehill.

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Amidst much less fanfare, the side also signed wide receiver Josh Reynolds. With Reynolds now WR3 in the depth chart, the former LA Rams wideout talked about the impact Julio Jones has had on the side so far.

Julio Jones pushing Tennessee Titans to be better

Appearing on a segment of GMFB, Reynolds talked about what he’s observed about Julio Jones so far. And going by his words, he clearly is a man impressed.

“He’s a good dude from what I’ve seen of him,” Reynolds said. “I mean, you can just tell he’s out there to win and he doesn’t care who he gives information to. He’s going to give it to everybody.

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Talking about the motivation having a player of his caliber on the team, Reynolds lauded the two-time All Pro. “He’s trying to get everybody better. So a guy like that is tremendous for the team.”

Sep 27, 2020; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) congratulates running back Derrick Henry. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

Despite being relegated to WR3, Reynolds managed to see the brighter side of things. In between teams trying to figure out ways to stop the trio of Henry, Jones, and Brown, Reynolds believes he’ll get his opportunity make some big plays.

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“A lot of big threats there on the outside so, just trying to get in where I fit in,” Reynolds said. “There’s going to be some one-on-ones that I’m going to see a lot, and I’m definitely excited for it.”

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The Titans is offense is going to cause a world of problems for NFL defenses. As dominant as they are at running the rock, their aerial game is now on another level thanks to the addition of Julio Jones.

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Shivayan Roy

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Shivayan Roy is currently an NFL writer at EssentiallySports. After completing his Masters Diploma in Journalism from the Asian College of Journalism, Roy functioned as a reporter for Goal.com and extensively covered the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

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