Ridley named NFL’s rookie of the month

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Calvin Ridley (18)  gains yards in the 4th quarter against the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday, Sept 29, 2018, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.
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Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Calvin Ridley (18) gains yards in the 4th quarter against the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday, Sept 29, 2018, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

Credit: Bob Andres

Credit: Bob Andres

Falcons wide receiver Calvin Ridley was awarded NFL rookie of the month for his performance during September on Thursday.

Ridley leads the NFL with six touchdown receptions through four games while leading all rookies with 264 receiving yards and 12 first down receptions.

Ridley has caught 15 of 21 targets.

Ridley was the 26th overall pick in the 2018 NFL draft.

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