The NFL can’t be happy that its most controversial franchise is playing its primetime game to kick off Week 2. But that’s exactly what’s happening as the Baltimore Ravens host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday night (8:25 ET, CBS).
Solomon Wilcots may have had one season in the black and yellow, but he’s an expert on all things football and he took the time to weigh in on this Thursday’s match-up between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens. Amid numerous controversial stories, there is still football to be played and games to be won. Week two starts with the Ravens and Steelers in an AFC North divisional match-up.
As questions arose about how the NFL investigated domestic violence allegations against Ray Rice, Commissioner Roger Goodell said Tuesday the league asked for, but was not given, video showing the ex-Ravens running back punching his then-fiancee on an elevator.
Ray Rice and Janay Palmer can be heard shouting obscenities at each other, and she appears to spit in the face of the three-time Pro Bowl running back right before he throws a brutal punch in a video shown to The Associated Press by a law enforcement official.
Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension from the NFL for domestic violence will cost him income from endorsements in addition to his $4 million in salary.
One day after Ray Rice lost his job with the Baltimore Ravens and was suspended indefinitely by the NFL, his wife Janay Palmer is once again standing by his side.
Hours after the Baltimore Ravens announced the termination of running back Ray Rice, Head Coach John Harbaugh held a press conference explaining the decision, which was based on newly released video obtained by TMZ.com showing Rice getting into a physical altercation with his then-fiancé at an Atlantic City hotel in February.
The Baltimore Ravens have terminated the contract of running back Ray Rice. He was also suspended indefinitely by the NFL after a video was released showing the running back striking his then-fiancee in February.
The Miami Dolphins have lost one of their starting linebackers for the season.
A new video that appears to show Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice striking his then-fiancee in an elevator last February has been released on a website.