Following Arrest NFL is No Place for Ray Rice. No Excuses, No Second Chances.
Ray Rice struck his fiancee with his hand, rendering her unconscious, according to ESPN.com and a summons they obtained.
That sentence right there, if unlitmately found to be true, should get Ray Rice banned from the NFL for life. PERIOD.
No excuses, no second chances. Done.
Roger Goodell needs to make this high profile player the example for decades and generations to come.
There is no place for Ray Rice on the field, representing the most popular professional sport in America and even having the opportunity to play the game and be considered a “star” to anyone.
Jerseys need to be destroyed, apparell needs to be taken down, and Ray Rice’s unbelievable opportunity needs to be taken away, if again, it turns out that the aforementioned crime did occur.
All that being said, I completely understand and am willing to aknowledge that becasue past history breeds well for current behavior, I am guessing the NFL may levy down a 4 game suspension and allow the legal process to do the rest.
Which could only be described as acting cowardly.
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