Ridgeway had a sack in Sunday's loss to Arizona.
Ridgeway played just 11 snaps on defense, but he could get an increased workload after showing a positive impact in the pass rush the first two games.
Ridgeway played 19 snaps on defense and had one tackle and QB hurry in Sunday's loss to the Rams.
The 2016 fourth-round draft pick begins the season in a depth role, but he could challenge for more playing time later in the season.
Head coach Chuck Pagano only revealed that Ridgeway is "on the mend", which doesn't make it sound as if the 2016 fourth-rounder is particularly close to 100 percent. If Ridgeway is unable to take part in mandatory minicamp this month, his next opportunity to practice won't be until training camp, which starts up near the end of July.
Ridgeway (back) is active for Monday night's game against the Jets.
Ridgeway, a fourth-rounder out of Texas, missed Thursday's practice but was back to being a full participant Saturday. He projects to rotate in behind starter Henry Anderson.
Ridgeway (back) is questionable to play Monday night against the Jets.
Though Ridgeway commenced the practice week with a DNP on Thursday, he escalated to full-participant status by Saturday and appears to face favorable odds of suiting up come game time.
|4||10/1/17||@ SEA||8:30 pm|
|6||10/16/17||@ TEN||8:30 pm|
|8||10/29/17||@ CIN||1:00 pm|
|9||11/5/17||@ HOU||1:00 pm|
|Bye: Week 11|
|13||12/3/17||@ JAC||1:00 pm|
|14||12/10/17||@ BUF||1:00 pm|
|16||12/23/17||@ BAL||4:30 pm|