Wide receiver Calvin Ridley has something extra to celebrate on July 4.
Ridley’s agents announced that he has agreed to terms on his rookie deal with the Falcons. Ridley, who was selected with the 26th overall pick, has a four-year deal with a team option for a fifth season.
Ridley caught 224 passes for 2,781 yards and 19 touchdowns over three seasons at Alabama, which helped make him the second receiver off the board in April.
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It’s easy to try to shrug at this, but any responsible sports businessperson knows that LeBron will have a ripple effect on other local sporting interests. That gift card from MeeMaw, for example, that may have been spent on a Todd Gurley jersey will now go to a sleeveless yellow No. 23. The discretionary cash in the family budget that may have been devoted to football outings will now go to paying a premium on the secondary market to Witness.
While it’s the dawn of a potentially a thrilling time for L.A. sports fans, L.A. sports fans necessarily will prioritize. And that will put pressure on each sports team to deliver, or to risk being disregarded.