Breaking: Falcons’ WR Calvin Ridley has been suspended for the entire 2022







Breaking: Falcons’ WR Calvin Ridley has been suspended for the entire 2022 season for gambling on NFL games in 2021.

The league stated that Ridley bet on NFL games during a five-day stretch in late November of 2021, when he was away from the team on the reserve/non-football illness list.


The Falcons issued the following statement regarding Ridley’s suspension:


"We were first made aware of the league's investigation on Feb. 9. We have cooperated fully with the investigation since receiving notice and support the league's findings and actions. We are moving forward in the 2022 season with the decision that was made. With the decision that was made by the NFL, any further questions on the investigation should be directed to the league office."


Ridley, 27, will forfeit his $11.116M base salary as part of his suspension. He will not be eligible for reinstatement until February 15th, 2023. Ridley stepped away from the team on October 31st, citing mental health reasons.

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