A.J. Green glad Julio Jones got paid; wants to be next

With Julio Jones signing a new five-year, $71.25 million contract extension on Saturday, all eyes now turn to A.J. Green.

The Cincinnati Bengals' wideout is next in line for a massive deal after Dez Bryant, Demaryius Thomas, Jones and T.Y. Hilton have all inked contract extension this offseason.

Following the Bengals21-10 win Saturday night, Green was congratulatory toward Jones, but didn't sound worried about his own deal.

"It's good for him," Green said, via the Cincinnati Enquirer. "We will see. If it happens, it happens. If it don't I'll go out there and play. We'll see."

Green has been confident Cincy wants to retain his services. He's been one of the most overlooked wideouts seemingly every time the 'best receivers in the NFL' discussion gets broached.

The 27-year-old pass catcher has put up more than 1,000 yards receiving in each of his four NFL seasons and owns 35 touchdown receptions. Green displays the speed and route running to stress defenses and the playmaking ability to change how coordinators attack the Bengals offense.

Entering the final year of his rookie deal, Green hopes to join the rest of the $70 million receiver squad.

"All the receivers are getting bank so we will see if I get there," Green said.

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