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Top 3 Landing Spots for Calvin Ridley in Free Agency

Top 3 Landing Spots for Calvin Ridley in Free Agency

Top 3 Landing Spots for Calvin Ridley in Free Agency


Calvin Ridley once again demonstrated the offensive impact he can have after serving a 2022 season suspension. He recorded his second straight season of 1,000 yards or more and eight touchdowns while playing for the Jacksonville Jaguars. As a top receiver, Ridley will continue to be valuable, and several teams ought to be contacting him as he approaches free agency.


#3. New England Patriots

The absence of exceptional skill in the Patriots receiving group has been a source of criticism for some time. This offseason, New England has a ton of cap room, so they ought to look to fix this position. Having a wide receiver with Ridley's talent and experience under center would help this offense reach a new level they haven't yet attained, regardless of whether Mac Jones or a rookie plays under center. 

#2. Jacksonville Jaguars

For the foreseeable future, the Jaguars ought to make an effort to get Ridley back. Trevor Lawrence is still growing, and having a receiver like Ridley around definitely didn't hurt. Not to add that having Ridley back is much better for consistency. Ridley would also enable the Jaguars not feel pressured to rush him back as Christian Kirk recovers from his injury. Although Ridley's retention is the first step toward that goal, they still need additional quality at wide receiver.

#1. New York Jets

Let's begin with the most recent group. It makes natural that the Jets would be interested in Ridley after Sauce Gardner tweeted in support of him. Despite poor quarterback performance in back-to-back seasons, Garrett Wilson has an incredible talent, but he is limited in what he can accomplish. Tyler Conklin is the second-leading receiver with 621 yards, but the Jets need to add another elite receiver to the mix to relieve some of the pressure on Wilson. Having Wilson and Ridley as targets for Aaron Rodgers' return would be a positive step for this Jets offense.

5.0 / 6

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