Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Calvin Ridley filed for reinstatement today.
He was suspended for the entire 2022 season for betting on NFL games during the 2021 season. He is eligible to petition for reinstatement today.
#Jaguars WR Calvin Ridley, who received an indefinite suspension for betting on NFL games during the 2021 season, is filing for reinstatement today, sources said. He has an all-out suspension for the 2022 season and is eligible to petition for reinstatement today.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) February 15, 2023
Ridley was traded from the Atlanta Falcons to the Jacksonville Jaguars earlier this month after the NFL trade deadline passed. All trades between the two teams are based on Ridley’s performance. The Falcons can get at most his second-round pick in 2024 and at least his fifth-round pick or his sixth-round pick in 2023.
Ridley admitted to making a $1,500 bet while he was with the Falcons during the 2021 season. rice field. He set his base salary at over $11.1 million after his contract expired as a result of his suspension.
Ridley has been a while since his last full season in the NFL as he played only five games in 2021. He tallied 90 catches for 1,374 yards and nine touchdowns in 2020. Jaguar hopes to add this kind of production to Receive Corp featuring Christian Kirk and Zay Jones in 2023.
He’ll be an immediate upgrade over Marvin Jones Jr. Quarterback Trevor Lawrence will have one of the NFL’s underrated weapons if they re-sign tight end Evan Engram. The Jaguars should be able to calm him down But you have to be ready for the whole offseason.
The Jacksonville Jaguars should bet on the favorites in the AFC South, according to a Florida sportsbook. Adding another weapon like Ridley would soon help their case.