Ray Rice Suspended Two Games For Assault

07.24.14 3 years ago 93 Comments

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Yes Ray, that’s two games you’ve been suspended.

Remember back to right after the arrest his attorney called it a “a very minor altercation” and then TMZ managed to get the video of Rice uppercutting his then-girlfriend and dragging her unconscious body around a hotel in Atlantic City?

And this terrible apology happened?

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So fine. No jail time since Rice is a first time offender, he’s in a court ordered “pretrial intervention program” and is in counseling with his wife, plus Rice has a strong history of being active in the community. His meager legal punishment coupled with the fact the league hasn’t handed down suspensions longer than four games to anyone who isn’t a repeat offender under Roger Goodell makes the short suspension seem almost inevitable, but it does not make it feel just.

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