NEWS BRIEF: Calvin Ridley suspended by NFL for gambling

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NFL/Atlanta Falcons Suspend Calvin Ridley
Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Calvin Ridley has been suspended indefinitely from the team after placing bets on National Football League games, the league announced Monday. Ridley had dropped out midseason due to mental health issues and reportedly gambled during a five-day stretch in late November, thus violating the organization’s no-gambling policy. “We have cooperated fully with the investigation since receiving notice and support the league’s findings and actions,” Falcons officials said in a statement. “We are moving forward in the 2022 season with the decision that was made. ajc.com