I had just heard the news after I had completed writing a reaction piece to the video that has just surfaced. It may or may not appear on Purple Reign in light of this news. The Ravens clearly decided that it was time to make a statement and do the right thing. The Ravens have just terminated Ray Rice’s contract.
In my reaction piece I had wondered what the Ravens would actually do. The financial and salary cap considerations are hefty. I am glad for once, the issue wasn’t just about the dollars and cents. What occurred between Rice and his now wife is now something they can work on together. I hope for her sake and for their child’s that this was a one time incident. A heated moment that will never, ever happen again.