EDIT: Ravens release Ray Rice.
The #Ravens have terminated RB Ray Rice's contract this afternoon.
— Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) September 8, 2014
Ray Rice — ELEVATOR KNOCKOUT … Fiancee Takes Crushing Punch (Video) http://t.co/jc7FEo3931
— TMZ Sports (@TMZ_Sports) September 8, 2014
The NFL claims that they have never seen the full video of Ray Rice hitting his fiance Janay (now wife) before today. Do you believe that?
Now with this video out there, there was a major reaction around the NFL from people who believe Ray Rice deserves a harsher punishment.
I just saw the Ray Rice video smdh… As a man, I have no respect for him any longer. NONE. I don't see how any man could.
— Wade Smith (@Smitty74allday) September 8, 2014
Ray Rice, at a loss for words. If anybody believes that's the FIRST time he's hit a woman, I got an ocean in AZ I'd like to sell you #Coward
— LeCharles Bentley (@LeCharlesBent65) September 8, 2014
There are still Ravens fans defending Ray Rice. I mean…I just…I…speechless.
— mike freeman (@mikefreemanNFL) September 8, 2014
— Denver Post Broncos (@PostBroncos) September 8, 2014
Thing that might be most disturbing today, since we already knew what Ray Rice did was reprehensible, is that the NFL hadn't seen the video.
— UTKevinAcee (@UTKevinAcee) September 8, 2014
Not a good day to be Ray Rice… RT @LarryFitzgerald: Does anybody know what day it is?????
— Sean Jensen (@seankjensen) September 8, 2014
That man should be thrown out the the nfl and thrown into jail. Shame on those deciding his punishment. Smh
— Terrance Knighton (@MrKnighton2u) September 8, 2014
Am I the only one who believes it should be a lifetime ban for the first time a player commits domestic violence? They should be done period
— Brady Quinn (@3rd_Goal) September 8, 2014
@nflcommish to say you got that wrong is an understatement. Very disappointed in you. Wow…unbelievable.
— London Fletcher (@LFletcher59) September 8, 2014
Watched Ray Rice Video. As a man I am disgusted. As former NFL player I am ashamed by handling of this by the league. Despicable.
— Shaun O'Hara (@ShaunOHara60) September 8, 2014
It is hard to get around this: If TMZ was able to obtain the Ray Rice video…it was obtainable.
— Rachel Nichols (@Rachel__Nichols) September 8, 2014
I saddened and sickened about the message the Ray Rice video sends especially to victims but, really, to all of us.
— Kimberly Jones (@KimJonesSports) September 8, 2014
I am never speechless. That ray rice video… beyond words. Ban him now! …
— Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) September 8, 2014
The Ray Rice video is the most disturbing thing I've seen in a long time.. He could have killed her w/ punch or when her head hits rail. SAD
— Anthony Becht (@Anthony_Becht) September 8, 2014
The Ray Rice video was both disturbing and disgusting. I think the league and Ravens need to revisit the punishment in this particular case.
— Rich Gannon (@RichGannon12) September 8, 2014
Rice has to go… no other route
— Andrew Gachkar (@theGACH) September 8, 2014
Just saw the video of Ray Rice hitting his then fiancée. Absolutely appalling. Two games not enough
— Marlon Kerner (@marlonkerner46) September 8, 2014
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