Ray Rice RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ravens owner: Rice camp manufactured OTL story

    ESPN.com "Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti has refuted an ESPN report into the team's handling of Ray Rice's domestic abuse case, claiming that the story was "manufactured" around the accounts of the running back's inner circle. Bisciotti addressed the ESPN "Outside the Lines" report during a news..." September 22

  • Technically, league is running out of time on Rice appeal

    Pro Football Talk "Ten days ago, the NFL indefinitely suspended running back Ray Rice. Last Tuesday, Rice appealed the suspension. Six days later, Commissioner Roger Goodell still hasn’t appointed a hearing officer, and no progress has been made toward establishing a date for the appeal. That could soon..." September 22

  • Rice case: purposeful misdirection by team, scant investigation by NFL

    ESPN.com "The seven-month scandal that is threatening Roger Goodell's future as NFL commissioner began with an unexpected phone call in the early morning hours on a Saturday in February. Just hours after running back Ray Rice knocked out his then-fiancée with a left hook at the Revel Hotel Casino in..." September 20

  • NFL won’t reinstate Rice pending appeal

    Pro Football Talk "In most cases, a player’s suspension doesn’t become final until he has exhausted his appeal rights. In the case of indefinitely suspended running back Ray Rice, that’s not the case. The NFL contends that Rice remains suspended until his appeal is resolved, or until his suspension..." September 17

  • NFLPA files Ray Rice appeal

    Pro Football Talk "As expected (but a day later than expected), the NFLPA has filed an appeal of the NFL’s indefinite suspension of Ray Rice. “This action taken by our union is to protect the due process rights of all NFL players,” the NFLPA said in a statement. “The NFLPA appeal is based on supporting facts..." September 17

  • Ray Rice to appeal indefinite suspension on Monday

    Pro Football Talk "Ray Rice hasn’t said or done much since he was cut by the Ravens and suspended indefinitely by the NFL last Monday. This Monday, he’ll say plenty. According to multiple league sources, Rice will appeal the indefinite suspension on Monday. The appeal will be handled by the NFLPA and by an..." September 15

  • Ray Rice deal: Less than 1 percent get it in NJ

    ESPN.com "The pretrial intervention program offered to Ray Rice in the assault case involving his wife was granted in less than 1 percent of all domestic violence assault cases from 2010-13 that were resolved, according to New Jersey Judiciary data obtained Friday by "Outside the Lines." Rice and his..." September 13

  • League says video was “starkly different” than Rice’s version

    Pro Football Talk "Well, now we have an explanation. It just needs an explanation. According to Jane McManus of ESPN.com, the NFL informed Ray Rice that it increased his suspension from two games to indefinite because the video they eventually saw showed a “starkly different” sequence of events than what Rice..." September 12

  • Ray Rice supporters still evident at Ravens game

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens offered a trade-in program for Ray Rice jerseys, a good call after he was released and suspended indefinitely for punching his wife in the face. But some Ravens fans — including several women — were still proudly wearing them last night. Via the Associated Press, there were still..." September 12

  • Ray Rice told Goodell in June Meeting that he hit fiancee

    ESPN.com "Ray Rice told NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on June 16 that he punched then-fiancee in a casino elevator, four sources have told "Outside the Lines," an assertion that contradicts Goodell's statement this week that "when we met with Ray Rice and his representatives, it was ambiguous about what..." September 11

  • Roger Goodell was at the Masters when the Ray Rice tape was sent

    CBSSports.com "Take a look at that date on the photo above. Go ahead, I'll wait. April 9, 2014, is correct. So what's special about that date? Well, it was the day before the 2014 Masters started but apparently it was also the day something else was going on with a different sport. NFL commissioner..." September 11

  • Jets’ Michael Vick to reach out to Ray Rice

    New York Post "As a veteran of raging controversy himself, Michael Vick wanted Ray Rice to know Wednesday he has an experienced shoulder to lean on. Vick didn’t condone Rice knocking his then-fiancée unconscious on the video that got the Ravens running back released and suspended this week, but Vick says Rice..." September 11

  • Prosecutor explains decision to grant Ray Rice PTI

    Press of Atlantic City "Ray Rice never would have faced jail time in the assault that knocked his now-wife unconscious, even if he had gone to trial, the Atlantic County prosecutor said Wednesday, breaking his silence on the case for the first time. TMZ’s release of a video showing Rice punch Janay Palmer inside a..." September 11

  • Former FBI director will head investigation into NFL's handling of Ray Rice situation

    Yahoo! Sports "Finally, there should be some real answers to how the NFL handled the Ray Rice situation. The league, through a statement by spokeman Greg Aiello, said former FBI director Robert S. Mueller III has been hired to investigate the league's handling of the domestic violence incident with Rice, a..." September 11

  • Ray Rice's wife: How could you do this to me? I'm the mother of your kid

    CBSSports.com "Since the night Ray Rice was arrested on Feb. 15, there's been two videos released. One video shows Rice punching his then-fiancee and the other video shows Rice dragging an unconscious Janay Palmer out of an elevator. What wasn't clear before Wednesday is what happened immediately before and..." September 11

  • Report: Ravens knew Rice's lawyer had copy of tape, didn't ask for it

    CBSSports.com "Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti on Tuesday said the team stopped trying to obtain the Ray Rice elevator surveillance tape and that the decision had been a mistake. But ABC News reported Wednesday evening that the team knew shortly after Ray Rice hit Janay Rice that a video from inside the elevator..." September 10

  • Looks like Ray Rice's high school is cutting ties with him, too

    Fox Sports "It’s been a long week of organizations separating themselves from Ray Rice. First the Baltimore Ravens. Then the NFL. Oh, and EA Sports and Nike, too. And now one of his alma maters, New Rochelle (N.Y.) High School, is on that list. That’s where Rice got his start, but now his legacy there..." September 10

  • Report: NFL Received Ray Rice Video In April

    Deadspin.com "According to the Associated Press, the NFL in April received a DVD containing the surveillance video of Ray Rice slugging his fiancée, despite Roger Goodell claiming repeatedly that no one in the league had seen it before this week. From Rob Maaddi at the AP: A law enforcement official says..." September 10

  • Roger Goodell: 'No one in the NFL' saw second Ray Rice video

    CBSSports.com "In his first interview since former Ravens running back Ray Rice was suspended indefinitely by the NFL, Roger Goodell told CBS This Morning he never saw the second tape of Rice striking his wife before Monday. "No one in the NFL [saw the second video] to my knowledge," Goodell said. "And I..." September 10

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    Goodell on Ray Rice ever playing again: "I don't rule that out, but we would have to be fully confident he is addressing this issue."

  • Ray Rice to be removed from Madden NFL 15 after NFL suspension

    Denver Post "Former Baltimore Ravens RB Ray Rice is going to be removed from Madden NFL 15 in the game’s roster update on Friday, EA Sports announced Tuesday. “With Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension from the NFL, he will be removed from Madden NFL 15. The roster change will take place by this Friday,” the..." September 10

  • Report: NFL didn't ask casino to see new Rice video

    SI.com "The National Football League never asked an Atlantic City casino to see elevator security video, which contained footage of former Baltimore Ravens running Ray Rice hitting his then-fiancée, Janay Palmer, in February, according to a report from TMZ.com. In response, the NFL said in a statement..." September 09

  • Ray Rice Video - NFL Commish in the dark by Choice?

    TMZ.com "The NFL NEVER contacted the casino to request video of Ray Rice brutalizing his fiancee ... TMZ Sports has learned. Commissioner Rodger Goodell made his disciplinary decision in the dark, which raises the question ... Is that the way he wanted it? Sources connected with the Revel Hotel and..." September 09

  • Ravens Player: Ray Rice Lied To Teammates, Has Lost Our Support

    Deadspin.com "Bleacher Report's Mike Freeman has a column up that explores the possibility of the Ravens cutting or deactivating Ray Rice for the rest of the season. Within it is a quote from an anonymous Ravens player indicating that Rice may no longer have the support of his teammates." September 09

  • Ray Rice on his wife, Janay : 'We'll continue to support each other'

    CBSSports.com "A few hours after Janay Rice took to Instagram on Tuesday to release a statement, ESPN's Josina Anderson reached Janay and her husband, former Ravens running back Ray Rice, on the phone, and the couple said they're continuing to support each other. "I have to be strong for my wife," said Ray..." September 09

  • Ravens have terminated the contract of Ray Rice

    USA Today "Video of Ray Rice's attack on his then-fiancee apparently was the last straw for the Baltimore Ravens, who announced Monday afternoon they've terminated the embattled running back's contract. Rice, a three-time Pro Bowler and who helped Baltimore to a Super Bowl title in the 2012 season, was..." September 09

  • Ray Rice suspended indefinitely by NFL

    SB Nation "In response to video leaking of Ray Rice striking his wife unconscious, the Baltimore Ravens have suspended the seven-year running back indefinitely The NFL has increased the length of Ray Rice's following a video of him striking and knocking out his wife Janay Palmer leaked Monday through TMZ...." September 09

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Teams notified that any contract with Ray Rice will not be approved or take effect until further direction is provided from Roger Goodell.

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    Baltimore Ravens @Ravens

    The Baltimore Ravens will offer an exchange for Ray Rice jerseys at stadium stores. Details to come.

  • NFL: We didn’t see Ray Rice video until today

    Pro Football Talk "How could the NFL only suspend Ray Rice for two games despite the video showing him punching his wife? The NFL says the answer is simple: They didn’t know about it. The league’s PR department said this morning, hours after TMZ published the video, that no one in the NFL office had seen the..." September 08

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    Dan Wetzel @DanWetzel

    Txt'ing with team officials around NFL, they predict Ravens will cut Ray Rice. "Have to." Not sure anyone would pick him up.

  • Ray Rice -- ELEVATOR KNOCKOUT ... Fiancee Takes Crushing Punch (Video)

    TMZ.com "This is what a two game suspension looks like -- Ray Rice delivering a vicious punch to his fiancee's face, knocking her out cold ... and TMZ Sports has the shocking video. We've already shown you the aftermath outside the elevator ... Rice dragging the unconscious woman on the floor. But..." September 08

  • NFL players, alums express anger toward Ravens RB

    CBSSports.com "A graphic Ray Rice video emerged early Monday morning in which the Ravens running back is seen knocking out his then-fiancée in an Atlantic City casino elevator, and the Twitter backlash began immediately. It was nearly impossible to find anybody in support of Rice -- who is in the middle of a..." September 08

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    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    Don't be shocked if NFL reopens Rice case. If they didn't see video and if he claimed there was no punch, they could take further action.

  • Michael Vick urges Ray Rice to “make amends”

    Pro Football Talk "Michael Vick was treated much more harshly — both by the legal system and by the NFL — for his involvement in dog fighting than Ray Rice was for assaulting his wife. But Vick and Rice are both football stars whose off-field actions have landed them in trouble, and so Vick feels that he may be able..." August 12

  • Ray Rice: My actions were 'totally inexcusable'

    NFL.com "Ray Rice didn't read a prepared statement from a cell phone this time. The Baltimore Ravens running back addressed the media regarding his assault charge for the first time on his own and spoke with emotion about the mistakes he has made. "My actions that night were totally inexcusable. That..." July 31

  • Ravens fans give Ray Rice standing ovation during practice

    SI.com "Baltimore Ravens fans gave running back Ray Rice a standing ovation as he jogged onto the field during training camp practice on Monday, according to the team's website. Rice acknowledged the cheering fans by pointing to the crowd. Rice was seen on video in February dragging his..." July 29

  • Roger Goodell is a Coward

    Denver Post "Hey, Roger Goodell, you sanctimonious coward: What if that were your daughter Ray Rice dragged out of that elevator? Well, it was somebody's daughter, and you're telling every parent of daughters that if some despicable faux of a man decides to beat his child — but this guy happens to be an NFL..." July 29

  • Ray Rice to be suspended for two games, according to sources

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens have known for a while that they’d likely be without Ray Rice at the start of the 2014 season. Now, they know exactly how long their top running back will be sidelined. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will hand down a two-game suspension to Rice for violating the league’s personal..." July 24

  • Awaiting ruling on Ray Rice situation, Harbaugh says he expects NFL to be 'fair, judicious'

    Baltimore Sun "As the Ravens await word from the NFL on potential discipline for Ray Rice stemming from a domestic violence incident, coach John Harbaugh expressed confidence that the league will be fair to the three-time Pro Bowl running back. Rice is facing a potential multi-game suspension under the NFL..." July 23

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    Bart Hubbuch @HubbuchNYP

    I keep hearing that Ray Rice's punishment from the NFL will be "significant" -- 4-6 games, maybe even more.

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    Jeff Zrebiec @jeffzrebiecsun

    League is not confirming visit. Goodell will rule on suspension of Rice for offseason arrest in the coming days.

  • Mort: Ray Rice likely to face NFL suspension

    Rotoworld "ESPN's Chris Mortensen indicated on NFL Insiders Thursday that Ray Rice is likely to face a league-imposed suspension following his assault charge. Rice avoided trial and is a first-time offender of the Personal Conduct Policy, but the NFL has suspended players for similar incidents. "He's..." May 23

  • Ray Rice pleads not guilty to Atlantic City assault charges

    Baltimore Sun "Ravens running back Ray Rice pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges that he assaulted his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City hotel in February. The hearing marked the first court appearance for Rice, the three-time Pro Bowler, who was indicted in March on third-degree aggravated assault charges..." May 02

  • Ray Rice arraignment conference set for Thursday

    Baltimore Beat Down "Ravens running back Ray Rice's arraignment conference was pushed back to Thursday, after it was originally scheduled to take place today. The Baltimore Sun's Aaron Wilson reports that the arraignment will take place at 8:45 a.m. Rice and his now-wife Janay Palmer were arrested at Revel..." April 29

  • Rice 'looks great' in conditioning

    ESPN.com "With his legal troubles having cast doubt on his playing future, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has been committed to what he can control: losing weight and getting back to full strength after a hip injury derailed him last season. Rice is attending the start of the Ravens' offseason..." April 22

  • Ray Rice arraignment conference set for April 28 in Atlantic City

    Baltimore Sun "Ravens running back Ray Rice's felony aggravated assault case has been scheduled for an April 28 arraignment conference at Atlantic County Superior Court, according to a court spokesperson. The arraignment is scheduled for 8:45 a.m. The case stems from a physical altercation between the..." April 02

  • A day after indictment, Ray Rice gets married

    Pro Football Talk "On Thursday, Ravens running back Ray Rice was indicted for aggravated assault of his fiancee. On Friday, he married her. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Janay Palmer and Rice exchanged vows last night, in a ceremony that had been scheduled for weeks. The conscious coupling likely will..." March 29

  • Ray Rice indicted on aggravated assault charge

    Baltimore Sun "Ravens running back Ray Rice has been indicted by prosecutors in Atlantic County, N.J. on a charge of aggravated assault, officials announced Thursday. Rice had initially faced a charge of simple assault for allegedly striking his fiancee, Janay Palmer, in the Revel Casino on Feb. 15...." March 28

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Ravens RB Ray Rice was indicted today on one count of aggravated assault. Carries a 3-5 year prison term.

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