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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley, Desmond Trufant on IR    Tue Dec 10, 04:43 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley (abdominal) and CB Desmond Trufant (forearm) were placed on the Reserve/Injured list on Tuesday, Dec. 10. LB Ahmad Thomas was signed to the active roster, while TE Carson Meier and LB Quentin Poling were added to the practice squad.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley done for the season    Mon Dec 9, 01:52 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley (abdominal) announced on social media he will miss the rest of the season due to an abdominal injury he suffered in Week 14 against the Carolina Panthers.

Footballguys view: Ridley finishes his second season with 63 catches for 866 yards and seven touchdowns. He's a big part of the Falcons offense and has a nose for the end zone with 17 touchdowns in two seasons as a pro. Ridley should be considered a WR2 breakout candidate in 2020.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley leads the way for Atlanta WRs    Sun Dec 8, 06:28 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley caught five passes for 76 yards and a touchdown on five targets vs. the Carolina Panthers in Week 14 on Sunday, Dec. 8.

Footballguys view: Ridley looked great but also suffered an abdomen injury in this one. It could end his season with only three games left. Russell Gage and Christian Blake would get more snaps and targets if Ridley is out.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley will not return    Sun Dec 8, 03:50 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley (abdomen) suffered an abdomen injury during the Week 14 game and will not return.

Footballguys view: Ridley was playing very well before this injury. We'll see if he can make it back on the field for the matchup against the 49ers next week.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley limited Friday    Fri Dec 6, 06:38 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley (toe) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 6, but is not on the injury report for Week 14.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley limited Thursday    Thu Dec 5, 06:16 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley (toe) was still limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 5.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley limited    Wed Dec 4, 06:17 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley (toe) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 4.

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  Falcons | Eight receptions for Calvin Ridley    Fri Nov 29, 01:56 AM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley caught eight passes for 91 yards against the New Orleans Saints in Week 13.

Footballguys view: Ridley also drew multiple pass interference penalties. He is playing at a very high level and should be considered a strong WR2 from here on out.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley catches TD pass    Sun Nov 24, 06:33 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley caught six passes for 85 yards and one touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 12. He was targeted 14 times during the game.

Footballguys view: Ridley looked spry and fast in this one and should have more value going forward than his banged up running mate Julio Jones. He'll face the Saints on Thanksgiving night, who might be getting back Marshon Lattimore.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley has breakout game    Sun Nov 17, 04:28 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley caught eight passes for 143 yards and one touchdown against the Carolina Panthers in Week 11. He was targeted eight times during the game.

Footballguys view: Ridley came alive against a banged up Panthers cornerback group. He's set up for a huge game against the Bucs next week.

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  Falcons | Three receptions for Calvin Ridley    Sun Nov 10, 04:41 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley caught three passes for 28 yards against the New Orleans Saints in Week 10. He was targeted five times during the game. He also rushed for 22 yards on one carry.

Footballguys view: If the Falcons passing game isn't going to have to make up huge deficits thanks to better defensive plays, the ceiling of all of the receivers will come down. Hold Ridley for the stretch run, but probably put him on your bench next week.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley targeted seven times    Sun Oct 27, 08:39 PM

Atlanta Falcons RB Calvin Ridley registered four receptions for 70 yards on seven targets in Week 8 against the Seattle Seahawks.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley may have concussion    Sun Oct 27, 03:41 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley (head) left the Week 8 game early and is being evaluated for a concussion.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley promoted to No. 2 role    Tue Oct 22, 10:44 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley was listed as the No. 2 receiver on the version of the Falcons' depth chart released following the trade of WR Mohamed Sanu Tuesday, Oct. 22.

Footballguys view: Ridley was already the No. 2 receiver as Sanu was primarily the slot receiver for the Falcons. Russell Gage takes over the slot duties for the Falcons now.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley limited to 30 yards    Sun Oct 20, 07:33 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley ended up with four grabs and 30 yards on six targets in Week 7 against the Los Angeles Rams.

Footballguys view: Ridley was a dud against a Rams defense that just upgraded their #1 corner. He's a boom/bust WR3/Flex against the Seahawks next week in what is looking like a lost season for the team.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley scores in loss    Sun Oct 13, 10:53 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley caught four of his six targets for 48 yards and a touchdown in a 34-33 loss to the Arizona Cardinals in Week 6.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley gets back on track    Mon Oct 7, 01:30 AM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley caught five of his nine targets for 88 yards and a touchdown in Week 5 versus the Houston Texans.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley quiet in Week 4    Sun Sep 29, 06:30 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley caught three passes for 32 yards against the Tennessee Titans in Week 4. He was targeted six times during the game.

Footballguys view: Ridley has been quiet since showing up on the injury list last week, but the offense isn't doing him any favors. If he doesn't come through vs Houston next week, he's banished to the bench until he goes off.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley ready to play    Fri Sep 27, 05:49 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley (hip) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 27, and is not on the injury report for Week 4.

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  Falcons | Atlanta's Week 4 injury report    Fri Sep 27, 04:33 PM

Atlanta Falcons RB Kenjon Barner (concussion, knee) was unable to practice all week but does not appear on the injury report for Week 4 versus the Tennessee Titans. DE Takkarist McKinley (knee), WR Calvin Ridley (hip), RB Ito Smith (concussion) and DT Grady Jarrett (toe) participated fully in practice Friday, Sept. 27, and were removed from the injury report. OG Jamon Brown (hand), P Matt Bosher (groin), LB De'Vondre Campbell (ribs) and OT Kaleb McGary (knee) were not assigned a practice designation Friday and also no longer appear on the injury report.

Footballguys view: Smith is likely to return this week, but the team could make Brian Hill active if they are worried about their running back depth. Seeing Ridley removed from the injury report is heartening after an injury slowed him down last year and took away his high weekly ceiling.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley still limited    Thu Sep 26, 05:32 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley (hip) was limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 26. It was his second straight day with the designation.

Footballguys view: Ridley slowed down last year after he landed on the injury report. He's got more of a bust now in the weekly boom/bust profile in light of this designation.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley limited Wednesday    Wed Sep 25, 04:43 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley (hip) was a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Sept. 25.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley limited to just six yards    Sun Sep 22, 05:52 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley ended up with just one catch for six yards in Week 3 against the Indianapolis Colts on only one target.

Footballguys view: Ridley was hot to start the year but his ascent came to a screeching halt this week. He'll still be a high ceiling play against the Titans, but now there's a lot more risk in his profile.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley back on field    Sun Aug 11, 06:05 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley (hamstring) participated in practice Sunday, Aug. 11.

Footballguys view: As long as Ridley gets through a few practices without incident, he should still be a prime mid-round target in a potential breakout year as the team's #2 receiver.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley remains on sidelines    Wed Aug 7, 11:50 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley (hamstring) remains on the sideline during practice and he is unlikely to play in the preseason game Thursday, Aug. 8 against the Miami Dolphins.

Footballguys view: No need to rush Ridley back to the field, especially because he fought through some hamstring issues last year as a rookie. He is considered day-to-day with this injury.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley day-to-day    Sat Jul 27, 02:44 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley (hamstring) is considered day-to-day because of a sore hamstring, according to head coach Dan Quinn.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley likely to have MRI done    Fri Jul 26, 04:02 PM

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley (hamstring) is expected to undergo a precautionary MRI on his hamstring Friday, July 26. Ridley felt his right hamstring tighten up while finishing a route during individual drills Thursday, Friday 25.

Footballguys view: That means it was more than a tweak, but it probably won't be anything that limits his availability for Week 1. It would still be a comfort to see him play by the end of the preseason and return to practice before the end of camp, and we'll have to monitor this early in the season if he doesn't.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley tweaks hamstring Thursday    Thu Jul 25, 04:08 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley (hamstring) was seen walking with a noticeable limp after he finished running around near the end of practice Thursday, July 25.

Footballguys view: Head coach Dan Quinn said afterward Ridley had a tight hamstring, but that he expected the second-year receiver in time for the next four-day block of practices that begins Saturday, July 27.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley tweaks hamstring    Thu Jul 25, 10:04 AM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley (hamstring) left the field holding his right hamstring Thursday, July 25.

Footballguys view: It sounds like a minor injury, and if he can return to the field within a week, we will regard it as such. If Ridley has a recurrence or is out for an extended time, this will affect his value. The team's comments make it seem like a non-story.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley resting foot    Thu Jun 6, 09:22 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley (foot) sat out practice Thursday, June 6, with a sore foot.

Footballguys view: A sore foot could be nothing and it could be something more. We'll just have to wait and see if Ridley can get back out there for minicamp. They do have mandatory minicamp coming up June 11th through 13th.

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  Falcons | Coach expecting more from Calvin Ridley    Thu Apr 4, 10:21 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley can take his play up a 'big notch' in 2019, according to head coach Dan Quinn. 'In his instance, it's the route-running and the explosiveness he has, that connection with [Matt Ryan] continuing to grow, that's a really big piece,' Quinn said.

Footballguys view: More from Ridley is nothing but good news for Ridley, Falcons fans and Fantasy GMs in 2019. Ridley finished his rookie season in 2018 with 821 receiving yards and 10 receiving touchdowns. That put him at WR18 in standard-scoring fantasy leagues. More from Ridley puts him in the borderline WR1 conversation this upcoming season.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley in good company    Thu Jan 10, 10:40 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley finished his rookie season with numbers similar to what retired WR Marvin Harrison put up as a rookie. Ridley had 64 catches for 821 yards and 10 touchdowns in 2018, and Harrison had 64 catches for 836 yards and eight touchdowns in his rookie year.

Footballguys view: Ridley had a fine rookie season and we're excited to see what he can do in his second season. The Falcons fired Steve Sarkisian as their offensive coordinator and hired Dirk Koetter in his place. The offense should see a boost with the new coach.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley scores in finale    Sun Dec 30, 09:07 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley caught all five of his targets for 32 yards and a touchdown in a 34-32 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 17.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley posts 90 yards, TD    Sun Dec 23, 08:58 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley registered three receptions for a game-high 90 yards and a touchdown on five targets.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley held in check    Sun Dec 16, 07:28 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley was targeted seven times, catching five balls for 42 yards and no touchdowns against the Arizona Cardinals.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley headed for another dud?    Fri Dec 14, 10:48 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley has a combined four catches for 32 yards in his last two games, and he faces an Arizona Cardinals defense in Week 15 that has allowed the fourth-fewest receiving yards and third-fewest receiving touchdowns this year.

Footballguys view: Even though the Cardinals record is bad, the team does feature some talent on the defensive side of the ball. Julio Jones should get his, but Ridley may not have much left over. We think Ridley is a low-end WR3 or deep flex play in Week 15.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley nearly invisible    Sun Dec 9, 06:29 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley was limited to just one catch for 10 yards on four targets in Week 14 against the Green Bay Packers.

Footballguys view: Ridley is basically dead to us in fantasy leagues right now after another dud that left the memory of his hot start tiny in the rear view mirror. He could come through if he dodges Patrick Peterson most of the time next week, but this has been too many letdowns for him to be in playoff lineups.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley on track to play    Fri Dec 7, 03:52 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley (elbow, hand) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 7, but is not on the injury report for Week 14.

Footballguys view: This is great news as Ridley is facing a Packers secondary that has given up some big games to non #1 receivers this year. Consider Ridley an upside WR3/Flex play.

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  Falcons | Week 14 injury report for Atlanta    Fri Dec 7, 01:49 PM

Atlanta Falcons TE Logan Paulsen (knee, ankle) did not practice all week and has been ruled out for Week 14 against the Green Bay Packers. PK Matt Bryant (back) was limited in practice Friday, Dec. 7, and is listed as questionable. DT Grady Jarrett (shoulder), WR Julio Jones (foot) and WR Calvin Ridley (hand, elbow) were limited in practice Friday but removed from the injury report. LB Deion Jones (foot), LB Foyesade Oluokun (knee) and OT Ryan Schraeder (non-injury) participated fully in practice Friday and also no longer appear on the injury

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley limited again Thursday    Thu Dec 6, 06:44 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley (elbow, hand) was limited in practice for the second straight day Thursday, Dec. 6.

Footballguys view: The Packers have given up some big plays to #2 receivers this year, but Ridley might not be 100%. He's in the WR3/Flex mix this week but it would be great to see him get a full practice in tomorrow.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley limited     Wed Dec 5, 04:23 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley (hand, elbow) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 5.

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  Falcons | Three grabs for Calvin Ridley     Sun Dec 2, 08:38 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley caught three of his five targets for 22 yards in a 26-16 loss to the Baltimore Ravens in Week 13.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley ready for Week 13    Fri Nov 30, 04:13 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley (ankle, elbow) was listed as a limited participant in practice Friday, Nov. 30, and he was lifted from the injury report ahead of the Week 13 game with the Baltimore Ravens.

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  Falcons | Week 13 injury report for Atlanta    Fri Nov 30, 04:08 PM

Atlanta Falcons PK Matt Bryant (back) and WR Calvin Ridley (ankle, elbow) were limited participants in practice Friday, Nov. 30. LS Josh Harris (hip), S Kemal Ishmael (knee), LB Deion Jones (foot) and CB Brian Poole (finger) were able to practice in full. All players have been removed from the injury report ahead of the Week 13 game with the Baltimore Ravens.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley listed as limited    Thu Nov 29, 05:03 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley (ankle, elbow) was limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 29.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley limited in practice    Wed Nov 28, 05:03 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley (ankle, elbow) was listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Nov. 28.

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  Falcons | Wednesday's practice report for Atlanta    Wed Nov 28, 04:58 PM

Atlanta Falcons PK Matt Bryant (back) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 28. LS Josh Harris (hip), S Kemal Ishmael (knee), LB Deion Jones (foot) and WR Calvin Ridley (ankle, elbow) were listed as limited participants, while CB Brian Poole (finger) practiced in full.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley big in loss    Thu Nov 22, 11:51 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley caught eight of his 13 targets for 93 yards and a touchdown in a 31-17 loss to the New Orleans Saints in Week 12.

Footballguys view: Ridley could have had an even bigger day, but he fumbled at the goal line. He was facing Marshon Lattimore at times and did about as well as you could have hoped for if you plugged him in as an WR3/Flex.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley off injury report    Wed Nov 21, 05:41 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley (thigh) practiced in full on Wednesday, Nov. 21, and he was removed from the injury report ahead of the Week 12 game against the New Orleans Saints on Thanksgiving.

Footballguys view: When Ridley played the Saints earlier this year, the rookie had seven catches for 146 yards and three touchdowns. With a full practice on Wednesday he's good to go and makes for a nice flex play with upside in Week 12.

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  Falcons | Week 12 injury report for Atlanta    Wed Nov 21, 05:38 PM

Atlanta Falcons CB Robert Alford (foot), LB De'Vondre Campbell (thigh), S Damontae Kazee (shoulder), WR Calvin Ridley (thigh), LB Duke Riley (shoulder) and CB Desmond Trufant (thigh) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 21, and are off the injury report ahead of the Week 12 game against the New Orleans Saints. LB Deion Jones (foot) was limited and has been ruled out.

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