• Ray Rice hopes to work for NFL, raise awareness of domestic violence

    ESPN "Ray Rice, unlike Greg Hardy, is still not playing for an NFL team after his high-profile arrest for domestic violence. And if Rice doesn't get a second chance, the former running back said that instead, he'd like to work for the league to help raise awareness of the issue. Asked by ESPN's..." November 08

  • Ray Rice -- 'Staying Ready' ... Waiting for NFL Opportunity

    TMZ "With NFL running backs going down like dominoes, Ray Rice is still training hard -- "staying ready" -- hoping that he'll get the call to come back to the league ... sources close to the RB tell TMZ Sports. Rice hasn't played a single down since the 2013 season ... right before he was suspended..." November 05

  • Ray Rice: I’m doing what I’ve go to do to get another shot

    Sportsnaut "According to Luke Broadwater of The Baltimore Sun, former NFL running back Ray Rice still has not given up on his hopes to play in the NFL again. “I’m doing what I’ve got to do to get another shot.” Broadwater notes Rice and wife Janay visited Baltimore on Wednesday to provide new uniforms..." October 29

  • Ryan: Bills haven’t had discussions about Ray Rice

    Sportsnet "The Buffalo Bills have not discussed signing free agent running back Ray Rice, despite a number of injuries at the position. “No. Absolutely not,” Bills head coach Rex Ryan told Sportsnet 590 The Fan in an interview that will air Wednesday morning on Dean Blundell & Co. Rice was the linked..." August 25

  • Browns owner on Ray Rice: ‘I’d like to see him get another shot’

    Larry Brown Sports "With his notorious history of domestic violence, free agent running back Ray Rice has seemingly become a persona non grata in the National Football League. The 28-year-old has been angling for an NFL comeback this offseason to no avail, with teams supposedly “blackballing” the three-time Pro..." August 14

  • Texans owner not keen on team signing Ray Rice

    Fox Sports "One of the biggest questions swirling around the NFL these days is “why hasn’t anyone signed Ray Rice?” After Houston Texans owner Bob McNair’s latest comments, the answer seems pretty clear. Apparently, McNair doesn’t believe any of his players would be keen on having Rice as a..." August 14

  • Ray Rice playing for the Browns? It's been discussed in Cleveland

    SI "No critical mass has been reached in Cleveland’s backfield just yet, but with the Browns clearly dissatisfied with their young rushers early this preseason, file away the Browns as one of the more logical and likely landing spots for former Baltimore running back Ray Rice. Browns coach Mike..." August 12

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    Darren Urban @Cardschatter

    Lots of Ray Rice suggestions with #AZCardinals. Arians was specifically asked about Rice. Arians said no. #CardsCamp

  • Rex Ryan says Ray Rice “won’t even be a consideration”

    Pro Football Talk "The Bills have the kind of equity with their local fan base that allows them to give guys second chances without significant criticism. They did it with guard Richie Incognito, but they won’t be doing that with running back Ray Rice. “For us, we kind of have a loaded backfield, so there won’t..." August 09

  • Former Pro Bowl RB Ray Rice likely not an option for Texans

    Houston Chronicle "Former Baltimore Ravens Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice has drawn back-channel interest from NFL teams, according to sources informed of the situation who aren’t authorized to speak publicly. However, sources said that NFL owners haven’t signed off on bringing in him in Rice at this point after..." August 05

  • Rehabilitated Ray Rice hopes to 'hang it up the right way'

    Sporting News "Former Ravens running back Ray Rice said he's a "rehabilitated man" and deserves another shot in the NFL during an interview with ESPN. "I took this year as an injury," said Rice, who has not played in an NFL game since Dec. 29, 2013. "Mentally, I went through a lot and I can understand some..." August 04

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    Charean Williams @NFLCharean

    The #Cowboys have no interest in signing Ray Rice, according to a source.

  • Ray Rice deserves second chance, says anti-violence group

    ESPN "The co-founders of A Call To Men, a national organization that encourages men to end violence against women, are advocating that former Ravens running back Ray Rice be given a second chance in the NFL. Tony Porter and Ted Bunch, co-founders of A Call To Men, each of whom has worked with Rice..." July 28

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    Seeking the same chance provided Adrian Peterson and Greg Hardy, Ray Rice and supporters including Greg Schiano have been calling #NFL teams

  • Former Ravens RB Ray Rice ramps up efforts to resume career

    ESPN "Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice wants the same opportunity to resume his NFL career as Adrian Peterson and Greg Hardy had -- both of whom missed nearly the entire 2014 season for off-field transgressions that embarrassed the league. According to sources directly involved, Rice and..." July 24

  • Former Ravens' rusher Ray Rice still not getting any love from teams

    Baltimore Beat Down "think even the most diehard Ray Rice hater would have expected that he would have gotten a phone call from some team. Yet, reports are floating around that he isn't getting any attention. Which is surprising given that guys like Greg Hardy have gotten a reduction in their suspension and a..." July 14

  • Still no interest in Ray Rice

    Pro Football Talk "Three years ago this month, running back Ray Rice signed a contract with the Ravens that paid him $24 million over the first eight months. In the eight months since Rice’s indefinite suspension was overturned, Rice hasn’t gotten a single sniff from any of the NFL’s 32 teams. Plenty of people..." July 06

  • When will Ray Rice get another chance?

    Baltimore Beat Down "There has to be a line somewhere. A line where the punishment stops, and the path to redemption begins. No one on this site, nor any sports fan condones domestic violence, but every man and woman, regardless of their transgression, deserves another chance.. Michael Vick got his. So have many,..." June 02

  • If Buffalo Bills won't sign Ray Rice, will anyone in the NFL?

    Yahoo! Sports "The saga has gone on so long, with no real development for months, that it's easy to forget running back Ray Rice is still trying to get an NFL job. Don Banks at Sports Illustrated had an interesting piece last week, polling an array of NFL sources to see if they thought Rice would play again...." June 01

  • Ray Rice not on Buffalo Bills' radar

    ESPN "After winning his appeal of an indefinite NFL suspension last December, former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice is eligible to play but hasn't signed with any team as July's training camps approach. In a Sports Illustrated article published last week, an unnamed "high-level club..." June 01

  • DeMaurice Smith suggests Ray Rice is being blackballed

    Pro Football Talk "NFL Players Association head DeMaurice Smith thinks it doesn’t speak well for the NFL that no team is willing to give Ray Rice another chance. Smith told Sal Paolantonio of ESPN that Rice, who is not suspended and is eligible to play as soon as a team signs him, would be back in the NFL if..." May 29

  • Domestic violence charges dropped against Ray Rice

    CBS Sports "Domestic violence charges were dropped against former Ravens running back Ray Rice on Thursday, per ABC News Radio. Rice hit his then fiance in an Atlantic City casino elevator, knocking her unconscious. Surveillance video was released showing him dragging her unconscious body off the elevator...." May 21

  • Report: Ray Rice getting ‘legitimate interest’ from handful of teams

    Larry Brown Sports "Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice could be getting another shot in the NFL in the near future. According to TMZ, Rice has received “legitimate interest” from a handful of teams this offseason. He has reportedly met with multiple teams and received positive feedback, with one NFL..." April 28

  • Ray Rice says video of him beating Janay Palmer doesn’t truly represent who he is, longs for return to NFL

    New York Daily News "In his latest desperate attempt to revive his battered image, Ray Rice insisted that the "gruesome" beating he once delivered to his now-wife has given the world the wrong impression. And the former NFL running back insisted that his critics "just don't know who I am." In what appeared to be a..." April 07

  • Former Ravens running back Ray Rice selling his Baltimore home

    Baltimore Sun "Former Ravens running back Ray Rice's Reisterstown home is under contract, according to real estate records. The five-bedroom residence was listed for $899,000, and a contract was reached shortly after it was listed. The closing is scheduled for April. The Colonial style three-level custom..." March 27

  • Caldwell: Ray Rice is not a fit for Lions

    Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Lions have a hole at running back that they need to fill through the NFL draft or free agency, but coach Jim Caldwell said today that his former player Ray Rice is not a candidate to take that spot "I don't foresee that, to be plain and simple," Caldwell said at the NFL owners..." March 26

  • John Harbaugh hopes Ray Rice gets another opportunity in NFL

    USA Today "Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice is in limbo and the question remains: Will last year's face of domestic violence in the NFL ever get a second chance to play again? With free agency already thinned to the second wave and the draft just a month away, is the door closed on Rice,..." March 24

  • Ngata: Rice would be "great addition" to Lions

    CSN Baltimore "With Justin Forsett re-signed by the Ravens and DeMarco Murray landed in Philadelphia, the free agent pool of running backs is thinning considerably. Yet one player who remains very much available is Ray Rice, who has been a free agent since late November, when he won his appeal against the..." March 13

  • Ray Rice: ‘I see why people commit suicide’

    New York Post "Nearly one year after becoming the poster child for the NFL’s image problem, and five months after the Ravens terminated his contract, Ray Rice says he is humbled. The three-time Pro Bowl running back sparked a national debate on domestic violence following the release of surveillance video..." March 02

  • Ray Rice: 'I'm optimistic that I'll get a second chance' in the NFL

    Fox Sports "Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice said he was "optimistic" he'd get a chance to play in the NFL again a year after he was charged with assaulting his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City, New Jersey, casino in 2014. In a lengthy interview with The Baltimore Sun, Rice said he realized..." March 01

  • Ray Rice won’t be attending veteran combine

    Pro Football Talk "With the offseason maximum roster size at 90 players per team, a total of 2,880 jobs currently are available. Like Michael Sam and Vince Young, running back Ray Rice hasn’t received an offer for one of them. Unlike Sam and Young, Rice won’t be working out for teams next month. Per a source..." February 28

  • Ray Rice releases statement apologizing for “the horrible mistake I made”

    Pro Football Talk "It’s been almost exactly a year since former Ravens running back Ray Rice was arrested after striking his fiancee in an Atlantic City elevator, leading to a disciplinary response from the NFL and Ravens criticized as too soft even before a video displaying exactly what happened came to light early..." February 13

  • Ray Rice grievance settled, Ravens wish former RB 'the best'

    USA Today "After settling a grievance with disgraced former running back Ray Rice, the Baltimore Ravens say the organization is ready to move forward from a dark moment in franchise history. "The Ravens agreed to resolve the grievance with Ray Rice," Ravens president Dick Cass said in a statement Friday...." January 17

  • Report: Ray Rice, Ravens settle grievance

    SI "The Baltimore Ravens and former running back Ray Rice have settled their grievance over salary that Rice felt was owed to him after the team released him, reports Pro Football Talk. According to the report, because the word "settle" was used, that means money was paid to Rice. Rice could..." January 15

  • Ray Rice grievance hearing against Ravens starts Thursday

    Pro Football Talk "On the same day the in-elevator video showing running back Ray Rice’s assault on his then-fiancée (now wife) emerged, the Ravens cut Rice and the NFL suspended him indefinitely, less than an hour apart. In November, a former federal judge scuttled the NFL’s action against Rice. On Thursday,..." January 15

  • Robert Mueller -- NFL Ran a Half-Ass Investigation Into Ray Rice

    TMZ "Former FBI Director Robert Mueller has just released his report about his 4-month investigation into the NFL's handling of the Ray Rice situation ... and essentially says the NFL dropped the ball. We concluded there was substantial information about the incident even without the in-elevator..." January 09

  • Report shows NFL never saw video

    ESPN "The NFL was deemed to have never previously seen the Ray Rice in-elevator video, according to findings released Thursday by an independent investigation led by Robert Mueller. "We found no evidence that anyone at the NFL had or saw the in-elevator video before it was publicly shown. We also..." January 08

  • Ray & Janay Rice -- Handcuffed and Making Out After Elevator Fight

    TMZ "Ray Rice and then fiancee Janay Palmer were handcuffed the night of the Atlantic City elevator fight ... and even kissed each other in an elevator as police escorted them out of the casino. The surveillance video posted by ABC News shows cops seated with Ray and Janay at separate tables in the..." December 20

  • Documents show ESPN mischaracterized testimony from Rice appeal

    Pro Football Talk "Last week, a kerfuffle erupted between the NFL and ESPN regarding an ESPN report that focused on one key portion of the Ray Rice appeal process. Specifically, the league accused ESPN of distorting the testimony and the evidence. The fight centered on the impression created by Don Van Natta,..." December 19

  • Ray Rice makes public appearance in Baltimore, hopes for 'second chances' after 'horrible mistake'

    Newark Star-Ledger "After being reinstated to the NFL and breaking his months-long silence on the "Today" show, former Rutgers and Ravens running back Ray Rice made a return to Baltimore on Wednesday. He was in attendance along with former Ravens teammate Torrey Smith at a Toys For Tots charity event. " December 18

  • Ray Rice grievance hearing vs. Ravens set for middle of January, sources say

    Baltimore Sun "Ray Rice's wrongful termination grievance hearing against the Ravens has been set for the middle of January, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. Rice's hearing is set for Jan. 15 and Jan. 16 before an arbitrator. Rice's $35 million contract was terminated by the Ravens on..." December 10

  • Ravens deny giving Janay Rice a script for May press conference

    Pro Football Talk "Ray and Janay Rice have said plenty this week about the February 15 incident in a casino elevator and its aftermath. Among other things, Janay said that she was following a suggested script from the Ravens at the couple’s May 23 press conference. The Ravens have issued a statement denying that..." December 04

  • Ray Rice makes his case for a ‘second chance’ in NFL

    New York Post "Ray Rice was reinstated to the NFL on Friday, but the former Ravens running back knows it is possible he may never play football again after being caught on video hitting his then-fiancée — now his wife — in an elevator in Atlantic City in February. Since Rice won his appeal of an indefinite..." December 03

  • Ray Rice seeks 'second chance' for NFL; admits mistake for not apologizing to Janay

    Today.com "On Monday, we heard from Janay Rice, about that February night in an Atlantic City elevator, when her then-fiancé Ray Rice knocked her unconscious in an assault that was caught on camera. In an interview that aired on TODAY Tuesday, Ray Rice spoke to Matt Lauer about the elevator incident, his..." December 02

  • Janay Rice -- The Ravens Betrayed Us

    TMZ "Janay Rice says she's furious with the Baltimore Ravens -- telling Matt Lauer she feels completely betrayed by the NFL team for the way they hung Ray out to dry after the elevator incident. During Part 1 of her interview with the "Today" show (which aired this morning), Janay explains that she..." December 02

  • Ray Rice wins the appeal of his suspension

    Pro Football Talk "Now that’s what the NFLPA would call independence and neutrality. Per a league source, former U.S. Judge Barbara S. Jones has rejected the NFL’s indefinite suspension of Ravens running back Ray Rice. In her designated role as the hearing officer for Rice’s appeal of his suspension, Judge Jones..." November 29

  • Ray Rice -- Fantasy Football Boom ... Becomes #1 Added Player in Minutes

    TMZ "Didn't take long for Fantasy Football owners to forgive Ray Rice -- because just hours after he was reinstated, Ray has become the MOST picked up player in Yahoo! fantasy leagues. As we previously reported, Ray's fantasy stock sank like a stone after TMZ Sports published the inside-the-elevator..." November 29

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    Ray Rice has been reinstated by Judge Barbara Jones, source says. Appeal won.

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    Not enough NFL news for the day before Thanksgiving? Hearing there's a chance we get Barbara Jones' decision on Ray Rice's appeal today.

  • Timing of Rice ruling could drive reaction to it

    Pro Football Talk "On Sunday, multiple reports suggested that former U.S. Judge Barbara S. Jones could issue a ruling in Ray Rice’s appeal of his indefinite suspension as soon as Monday. Now that it’s Tuesday of Thanksgiving week, a ruling adverse to the NFL’s interests would be less unwelcome over the next two..." November 25