Ex-LSU, Jesuit linebacker Deion Jones agrees to four-year contract extension with Falcons

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Deion Jones
Falcons linebacker Deion Jones helped Atlanta capture a wild card berth in the NFC (Photo: Stephen Lew).

Former LSU and Jesuit linebacker Deion ‘Debo’ Jones has emerged as a bonafide NFL star. The Atlanta Falcons will pay him like one.

The team announced it has agreed to a four-year, $57 million contract extension for Jones.

The new deal contract extends the 24-year old Jones through the 2023 season and guarantees him $34 million. He was set to enter the final year of his rookie contract before agreeing to the extension.

The 2016 second-round draft pick made the Pro Bowl in 2017 but suffered a broken right foot in the first game of last season, limiting him to just five games.

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