Now that we know exactly what happened between Ray Rice and Janay Palmer, the question has to be asked: how could the NFL have been oblivious to a key piece of evidence?
Football is a fraternity, and NFL players rarely criticize each other publicly, especially when it comes to matters of discipline. That changed Monday.
Many believed it was a matter of when — not if — someone would leak additional footage of the Ray Rice elevator incident. They were right. And now it has cost the star running back his job.
“The group that’s conspicuously absent in terms of voice on this is the NFL Players Association and their leader, DeMaurice Smith.”
The Carolina Panthers cut the face of the franchise, Steve Smith, and let the only other three wide receivers on the roster that caught a pass last season leave as free agents. Tight end Greg Olsen is the only proven receiver returning from last season’s squad. Olsen should be Cam Newton’s favorite target this season.
The Ravens made huge strides to improve what turned out to be a putrid offense in 2013. But one of the few bright spots on the offensive side of the ball was Marlon Brown. An undrafted rookie from Georgia with a lot to prove, and loads of potential to do just that.
Commissioner Goodell repeatedly said “you have to respond to facts here” regarding Ray Rice’s suspension. Well, here are some facts.
Goodell stressed that the Baltimore Ravens’ running back has assumed responsibility for his conduct, has no history of assault and is following a court order to enter a diversionary program following his domestic violence arrest.
No matter what Ray Rice said yesterday, it can’t change what he did or the near-universal perception that aristocrats get more chances than we do. But Rice made one refreshing statement: His wife could do no wrong.
Ray Rice stepped to the microphone, took a deep breath and spoke for 17 minutes about what he called “the biggest mistake of his life.”
In addition to working on memorizing new plays, making improvements and focusing on their skill sets – these guys are also taking in nature. From the mountains to the sea, these teams weren’t just getting their workout on, they’re training in some of the most scenic places in the U.S.
Rice has been suspended two games after allegedly knocking his fiancee unconscious at an Atlantic City casino, the NFL announced Thursday.
Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has received initial approval to enter a court program that could result in dismissal of an assault charge against him in New Jersey.
Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has been offered a plea bargain that would spare him jail time if he participates in anger-management counseling.
In a complaint, police allege Rice, who starred at New Rochelle (N.Y.) High School and Rutgers, knocked out Palmer during an argument, striking her with his hand, “rendering her unconscious.”