Calvin Ridley accidentally brags about his flare for gambling in a recently deleted tweet
Incidentally, things slip out of your mouth that you later regret, although there is no room to take back the words. Wide receiver Calvin Ridley recently inadvertently expressed the amount of profit he had made from gambling in a reply on Twitter, but was quick to delete the reply.
With a 2023 fifth-round pick, who last played for the Atlanta Falcons in 2021, the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Atlanta Falcons entered into a trade deadline agreement to acquire Ridley in November. The former first-round pick had 2,171 catches for 3,061 yards and 26 touchdowns in his first three seasons in Atlanta.
Why did the NFL suspend Calvin Ridley?
According to NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo, Ridley used his personal phone to wager $500 each on three different parlays, all of which involved the Atlanta Falcons, his former team. As a result, WR’s $11.1 million base salary forfeited when the NFL suspended him indefinitely from betting on NFL games in 2021.
However, Calvin later regretted his action and wrote his first comments for a published article in the Players’ Tribune.
“In a dark moment, I made a stupid mistake. I wasn’t trying to cheat the game. That’s what I want to make clear. At this point I had been completely away from the team for about a month. I was still so depressed and angry and the days were so long. I was looking for something to distract myself and make the day go by faster,” CR explained.
A full answer from Calvin regarding his bet amount
The Jacksonville reported on Tuesday that Ridley would switch to the No. 0 jersey. The fan then made extensive fun of the team and the wide receiver. In one of the numerous trolling posts, Ridley responded to a tweet with an amazing response.
“It’s behind me but I won 36,000,” the 28-year-old wrote in the comment.
BREAKING: In response to my previous tweet about Calvin Ridley moving to No. 0. Calvin Ridley, now with the Jaguars, seems to have NO REGRETS for the bet that cost him a year of games😳🤯 pic.twitter.com/xc0hghLtDw
— Free Agency Frosty (@FrostyTalksFB) March 28, 2023
He removed the comment after a short while, but the person Kelvin replied to saved it and reposted it as a screenshot.
Though he previously expressed regret for his actions, the former Atlanta Falcons’ response appeared unrepentant about the bet. He may have forgotten that the incident cost him a season’s games.
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