Julio Jones will not attend the Atlanta Falcons' mandatory minicamp.

"We have been in contact with Julio and his representation," Thomas Dimitroff said. "We will not discuss those conversations publicly except to say we feel they have been productive and constructive. We understand the concerns and thoughts from their perspective. Although not ideal, Julio informed us today he would not be attending mini-camp.

"We have much respect for him and what he means to our team, our city and our fans."

Jones has three years and almost $35 million remaining on his contract.