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.
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.”
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.
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.”
Ray Rice, the Baltimore Ravens’ star running back, knocked out his fiancee during an argument at an Atlantic City casino, police allege in a complaint.
TMZ says it has surveillance video of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice and his fiancee before they were both arrested due to an incident at an Atlantic City casino.
Atlantic City police said that the Ravens star and Janay Palmer were both arrested on simple assault charges and were released on a summons after an incident at the Revel Casino early Saturday morning.