Instant Analysis: Calvin Ridley

Falcons Rookie WR/KR shows flashes

by Three Point Stance Managing Editor Brandon Rush | @BrandonRush |

After three successful years at Alabama, rookie receiver Calvin Ridley is NFL ready. When the Falcons took him number 26 overall in the first round, as a Falcons fan, I was a bit puzzled at first. I thought there were bigger needs, especially in the first round, but Ridley has been just the spark this Atlanta offense, and coordinator Steve Sarkisian needs.

Here we look at a small snippet of how Ridley can contribute from the first half action of the preseason game against Kansas City on Friday night.

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