Social media reaction to Calvin Ridley’s suspension
Credit: Curtis Compton / email@example.com
Falcons receiver Calvin Ridley (18) walks off the field after Atlanta fell 34-30 to the Washington Football Team on Oct. 3 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Ridley was suspended Monday by the NFL for betting on games. (Curtis Compton / Curtis.Compton@ajc.com)
Players and entire organizations have done worse than Calvin Ridley and gotten lesser punishment. The NFL just doesn’t value the impact of racist hiring practices, rape, domestic violence, DUIs, harassment and steroids on its business as much as a player betting on games.