“My expectation, gun to my head …” was that Goodell would be arrogant and secretive, Valenti said, adding “This is the darkest two weeks in league history.”
As the sports world buzzes about Rice, Detroit prepares to face Carolina and Greg Hardy, who was found guilty of attacking an ex-girlfriend.
For just the second time in the past 11 regular-season games between Pittsburgh and Baltimore, the outcome was decided by more than a field goal, as the Ravens crushed the Steelers 26-6 last night at home.
“We talk about the situation a lot,” Glover Quin said. “You wonder what really happened and what really didn’t happen.”
A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive three months ago, while league officers have insisted they didn’t see the violent images until this week.
There are still lots of questions swirling around the Ray Rice knockout video, and the NFL’s reaction to it. Did they know about it and just fail to get it? Did they watch it and fail to react?
As far as how the Lions would deal with a player who committed an act of domestic violence, Caldwell implied the player would be released.
Here is how players, sports pros and regular folks reacted to Ray Rice’s suspension on Twitter.
It seems we’ve jumped into the pool of relativism since we got wind of Josh Gordon’s season-long suspension for marijuana use. You have the indignant faction that can’t believe someone who smokes weed gets a year while Ray Rice skates with a two-game suspension
NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell.