NEW YORK (WFAN) — An NFL franchise was “locked and loaded” to sign scandal-ridden running back Ray Rice. Then the team’s owner stepped in, putting an end to the transaction, according to WFAN co-host Craig Carton.
And Carton, who has been open about his friendship with Rice in the past, says it wasn’t the first time.READ MORE: Police: Man Stabbed In Head With Machete After Argument At Walmart In Kearny, N.J.
“Three different owners, I know as a fact, have said no (after) their GMs were ready to go,” Carton said Friday morning. “They discussed the financial terms and all that stuff, and when it got to the owner, the owner said ‘We’re not doing that.’ ”