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Ray Rice Suspended 2 Games

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I'm hoping that Rice faces additional consequences from the Ravens. It's all well and good that he gets suspended by the league, but this team needs to reset the standard and make someone an example. Who better than Rice? Although, if the team were to punish him I think we may have already heard something.

 

How long do you think he'll be suspended for, if at all? I think two weeks.

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I'm hoping that Rice faces additional consequences from the Ravens. It's all well and good that he gets suspended by the league, but this team needs to reset the standard and make someone an example. Who better than Rice? Although, if the team were to punish him I think we may have already heard something.

 

How long do you think he'll be suspended for, if at all? I think two weeks.

 

I think it's going to be more than 2.  A lot of high profile reporters have said that it's going to be very significant.  What is significant?  I have no idea.  I've seen speculation of 6-8 games.

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I think it's going to be more than 2.  A lot of high profile reporters have said that it's going to be very significant.  What is significant?  I have no idea.  I've seen speculation of 6-8 games.

I think right It between at four, honestly

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I think right It between at four, honestly

 

I think it will ultimately be at 4 as well, whether that's the exact amount given or by way of appeal.

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Honestly don't think he will be suspended for more than 2 games. Ray Rice has been an exemplary professional for years in this league. I don't condone what he did, and only Ray and Janae know the full facts of the case. The law ran it's course and dealt with the issue and it's over. They are moving on with their lives, together, and this issue should be left in the past. 

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I think it's going to be more than 2.  A lot of high profile reporters have said that it's going to be very significant.  What is significant?  I have no idea.  I've seen speculation of 6-8 games.

not saying you're wrong.  but 6-8 is a lot for a first time offender, even though the crime is pretty heinous

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I think it will ultimately be at 4 as well, whether that's the exact amount given or by way of appeal.

Given the background of Rice and lack of any concrete evidence, hard to get more than four in my eyes

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Whatever the suspension is I'm confident we won't miss a beat with Forsett, the guy is lightning in a bottle and was doing some crazy stuff at OTA's.

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not saying you're wrong.  but 6-8 is a lot for a first time offender, even though the crime is pretty heinous

 

Agreed on all accounts.  Just reporting the speculation going on out there within NFL circles.

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Considering Roethlisberger was originally handed six games, and he had a prior history of boneheadedness, I think Rice will get 4 games

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Considering Roethlisberger was originally handed six games, and he had a prior history of boneheadedness, I think Rice will get 4 games

That makes sense. Considering you brought that point up I would be upset if Rice was suspended 6 or more games.

Edit: I might actually say four or more games, because that's what Roethlisberger's suspension was reduced to.

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Whatever the suspension is I'm confident we won't miss a beat with Forsett, the guy is lightning in a bottle and was doing some crazy stuff at OTA's.

 

I rather wait until Training camp once they put on the pads to give my  full assessment of Forsett. Any body can look great in shorts and no contact.

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I rather wait until Training camp once they put on the pads to give my  full assessment of Forsett. Any body can look great in shorts and no contact.

There's a reason this is his sixth team in six years

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There's a reason this is his sixth team in six years

 

Wow I thought it was less than that at first but hopefully he can  be successful here.

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I think it will start out as one amount but it will be reduced under appeal.

I am thinking four down to two.

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Should be less than what Rapelesburger got that's for sure. He got like 4 games and reduced to 3 didnt he. So 2 should be about right

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2-4 games(guessing)  Rice better get back soon Pierce and Forsett might be a good tandem. 

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Whatever the suspension is I'm confident we won't miss a beat with Forsett, the guy is lightning in a bottle and was doing some crazy stuff at OTA's.

He already knew the system and didn't have to think as much. He's still a question mark. Taliaferro is more likely to back up Pierce (and I'm fine with that).

A suspension won't hurt the team much. Rice could probably use as much rest as he can get if we're planning on using him in the playoffs.

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Is it unrealistic to think nothing?

 

He'll probably get 2, or 4 reduced to 2 at worst.

Better chance he gets nothing rather than getting 4 or 6. My guess is 2 as well, just because of the bad press.

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2-4 games(guessing) Rice better get back soon Pierce and Forsett might be a good tandem.

LT might mess around and take 3rd down away from Rice as well

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I rather wait until Training camp once they put on the pads to give my  full assessment of Forsett. Any body can look great in shorts and no contact.

 

Good thing he looks good in pads and full contact too.

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from Rotoworld


The New York Post's Bart Hubbuch "keep(s) hearing" Ray Rice's suspension could span 4-6 games in connection with his offseason assault charge, or "maybe even more."



Hubbuch is hearing the discipline will be "significant." The NFL has received negative press for strict suspensions levied against pot smokers, while crimes viewed as more sinister like assaulting women get lesser discipline. Commissioner Roger Goodell could use Rice as an example to show the NFL will take hitting women more seriously. A 4-6 game suspension would swing the door wide open for Bernard Pierce, or Justin Forsett, or Lorenzo Taliaffero to run with the feature back job in new OC Gary Kubiak's running back-friendly offense.

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