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Calvin Ridley injures ankle after 3rd quarter reception, returns two plays later

Falcons WR Calvin Ridley had his ankle twisted on a reception and is getting it looked at. UPDATE: He has since returned.

New Orleans Saints cornerback Janoris Jenkins (20) intercepts a pass intended for Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Calvin Ridley (18) during the second half at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

UPDATE: Ridley returned to the game two plays later.

The Atlanta Falcons are leading the Las Vegas Raiders 23-6 in the third quarter of Week 12, but they’re dealing with some bad news. Wide receiver Calvin Ridley injured his ankle on a 3rd and 7 reception that converted a first down.

Ridley injured his ankle when Johnathan Abram twisted on it on his attempt to tackle Ridley. Trainers are taking a look at the Falcons receiver. He has six receptions for 50 yards and a touchdown.