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Tagged: Calvin Ridley (48 Results)


Jaguars WR Ridley reinstated, admits to “stupid mistake”

Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver CALVIN RIDLEY was reinstated earlier this week after serving a yearlong suspension for gambling on football. Ridley, 28, revealed that he was battling depression and suffering fromMore exhaustion after rushing back from foot surgery and surviving the first part of the 2021 season on painkillers. Ridley said that he made a “stupid mistake in a dark moment”. Ridley added that he is hopeful that his new start with the Jaguars will give him a chance at a legacy beyond his mistake. Less

Source: Florida Times-Union


Jaguars remain confident for Ridley reinstatement, still no timetable

The Jacksonville Jaguars are uncertain when the NFL will reinstate wide receiver CALVIN RIDLEY, but the team remains confident that the wideout will play this season. Jaguars head coach Doug PedersonMore said late last week that the team “really doesn’t know” when Ridley will be reinstated, adding that it’s in the league’s hands. The Jaguars traded for Ridley last season and he officially applied for reinstatement on February 15th. Stay tuned, fantasy owners. Less

Source: NBC Sports


Jags wide receiver Ridley applies for reinstatement

Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver CALVIN RIDLEY officially applied for reinstatement this week from his suspension for gambling on NFL games during the 2021 season as a member of the Atlanta Falcons.More While on the non-football injury list, Ridley placed wagers in late November 2021, a move that was condemned by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Upon his return, Ridley will be another option for quarterback TREVOR LAWRENCE alongside wide receivers CHRISTIAN KIRK and ZAY JONES. Less

Source: Florida Times-Union


Jaguars “feel strongly” that WR Ridley will be reinstated next month

The Jacksonville Jaguars “feel strongly” that wide receiver CALVIN RIDLEY will be reinstated from his indefinite suspension as early as next month. Ridley will be allowed to apply for reinstatement onMore February 15th, and the Jaguars do not sound too concerned that it will be denied. Ridley, 28, has yet to play for Jacksonville after being acquired in an October trade with the Atlanta Falcons. The former first-round draft pick was suspended during the 2021 season after a league investigation found that he bet on NFL games – including Falcons games – while on the team’s non-football injury list. Less

Source: Team Blog

Dynasty Leagues: Long-term WR rankings

In trade deadline sparked more deals than ever before, and the trades were particularly interesting at the wide receiver position. Three different teams traded picks for wide receivers who might be their most productive receivers next year.   more »



Jaguars add suspended WR Ridley

The Jacksonville Jaguars acquired suspended Atlanta Falcons wide receiver CALVIN RIDLEY in a trade prior to Tuesday’s trade deadline. Ridley will not be able to help the Jaguars or fantasy ownersMore this season, as he is currently serving an indefinite suspension of at least a year for betting on NFL games during the 2021 season. Ridley, 27, will be eligible to apply for reinstatement in February of 2023. Less

Source: Florida Times-Union

Mailbag: July 19, 2022

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition: Is Calvin Ridley worth a selection in a keeper league? The troubling history of top-rated running backs. Contract-year players. And debating whether Patrick Mahomes is overrated or underrated. more »


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Falcons select first WR of 2022 NFL Draft

The Atlanta Falcons used the eighth overall pick in last night’s NFL Draft to select the first wide receiver of the evening in USC wideout DRAKE LONDON. London will pair withMore last year’s fourth overall choice, tight end KYLE PITTS, and provide another weapon for veteran quarterback MARCUS MARIOTA. The Falcons needed a top wide receiver after losing CALVIN RIDLEY to a suspension for the entire 2022 season. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Around the NFL: Atlanta Falcons

Calvin Ridley has been suspended for the 2022 season, at a minimum; he'll be eligible to apply for reinstatement a year from now, but as we've seen in the past, professional sports tend to come down hard on gambling offenses. Nobody can say with any confidence when and where Ridley might play again.  more »



Future still uncertain for Falcons WR Ridley

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank said this week that he hopes wide receiver CALVIN RIDLEY will remain with the team heading into the 2022 season. Ridley spent most of the 2021More season away from the Falcons, stepping away from football indefinitely to work on his mental wellbeing. Ridley is currently under contract through the 2022 season after the Falcons exercised his fifth-year option last spring. Less

Source: Team Website


Falcons WR Ridley remains out, status for 2021 unclear

Atlanta Falcons head coach Arthur Smith said on Monday that the team has no update on when star wide receiver CALVIN RIDLEY might return to action. Ridley was placed on the non-football illness/injury list on November 5th after taking time off to focus on his mental health.

Source: NBC Sports

Mailbag: November 11, 2021

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition: will Melvin Gordon be a starter in 2022? Josiah Deguara vs. Dan Arnold. Dalvin Cook's off-field issues. Chase Edmonds' high-ankle sprain. And more? more »


Podcast: November 2 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Moishe Steigmann and Justin Eleff work the waiver wire after Week 8 of the NFL regular season, then play a punishing game of #SUPPLYbyDEMAND. Sponsored by Affordable Trophies.  more »



Falcons WR Ridley steps away to focus on mental health

Atlanta Falcons lead wide receiver CALVIN RIDLEY was an unexpected late scratch from Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers. Ridley was declared inactive and missed the game for personal reasons, laterMore tweeting a statement saying that he was stepping away from football to focus on his mental wellbeing. We wish Mr. Ridley well. Less

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

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