It’s been a pretty good Thanksgiving holiday for former Baltimore Ravens former running back, Ray Rice. Rice was dropped from the Ravens then suspended indefinitely from the NFL on Sept. 8 after a viral video of him punching his wife, Janay, leaked to the public. To counter the decision, he filed an appeal through the NFL Players Association.
Today (Nov. 28), Rice made the announcement that has officially won his appeal, which allows him to play for any NFL team. In his statement, he not only expressed his gratitude for a second chance to play, but accepted full responsibility for his act of domestic violence.
“I would like to thank Judge Barbara Jones, the NFL Players Association, my attorneys, agents, advisors, family, friends and fans — but most importantly, my wife Janay,” Rice said. “I made an inexcusable mistake and accept full responsibility for my actions.”
“I am thankful that there was a proper appeals process in place to address this issue. I will continue working hard to improve myself and be the best husband, father and friend, while giving back to my community and helping others to learn from my mistakes.”
Now that this part of his problems are solved, a bigger question still remains: Who will sign him?
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