Breaking News: Another Falcons standout agrees to new deal with Jaguars

Foye Oluokun was released by the Falcons in free agency a few years ago, and he has only found success with the Jaguars since then.

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Now, the former sixth-round pick has signed another contract with the Jaguars. According to Tom Pelissero, Oluokun and the Jags have agreed on a new four-year contract worth $45 million.

It is his second deal with the Jags, which will keep him in Duvall County until the 2028 season.

The Atlanta Falcons standout led the league in solo tackles the previous two years. He now has more stability after signing a three-year, $45 million contract with the Jaguars a few years ago.

He has started 17 games in each of the previous two seasons, totaling 128 solo stops in 2022 and 111 last season. In his final year with the Falcons, the Yale product recorded 192 tackles, a total that no one has matched in the twenty-first century.

The Falcons have had tremendous success using off-ball linebackers. Atlanta selected De’Vondre Campbell, Deion Jones, and Olukoun. Despite his decline in performance, Jones was once one of the top players at his position, and Campbell went on to earn All-Pro accolades with the Packers.

Foye Oluokun has undoubtedly had the greatest career of the three, based on his consistency since becoming a full-time starter. The Falcons are confident that Troy Andersen will eventually become the long-term starter with Kaden Elliss, but a season-ending injury allowed Nate Landman to establish himself as a viable alternative for the Falcons.

Congratulations to Olukuon, however.

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