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Janay Rice Defends Ray Rice After Winning NFL Appeal
Ray Rice is definitely the happiest man in the world. The Ravens former running back won his NFL appeal case last week and so he can now play for any team that is willing to sign him in. Rice is looking to restore his image and ironically, it’s his wife, Janay Rice that is helping him make a come back.
Rice’s mission is therefore headed for success because it’s only his victim that can convince the general public that he is not the man everyone saw in a video that was published by TMZ. Janay has actually booked interviews with various media houses in an attempt to clear her husband’s name.
Rice had been prohibited from playing in any of the NFL matches for having assaulted his wife in an elevator in Atlantic City.
In an interview with ESPN, Janay argued that She and Rice are human and so they are bound to make mistakes every now and then just like everybody else. She pointed out that they were not the first people to make a mistake because there are so many people who ride in the same boat. Janey felt that it was wrong for anyone to judge Rice because he had never hit her before.
The chances of Rice getting a contract this season are so narrow. This is because there is little to be done in the teams due to the fact that the season is almost coming to a close. On the other hand, though his wife has been speaking very well of him, most teams would wait until the dust about his accusations has settled.
However, there are still some teams that would not mind taking him in especially those that have recorded poor results. In other news, Dallas Mavericks owner, Mark Cuban criticized NFL for being ignorant on issues affecting its players.
Cuban argued that if the management of Ravens was keen, they would have been the first to notice that Rice was not being himself by observing changes in his character. Though Rice is alleged to have been under the influence of alcohol when he committed the offense,
Cuban said that it would have been easier for the psychiatrist attached to the team to note some unusual changes in behavior. According to Mavericks owner, NFL did not handle Rice’s case appropriately. Cuban argued that suspending Rice was not doing any good to anyone because both parties were running away from their problems instead of facing them.
The businessman stated that it would have been better for NFL to help Rice deal with his problems because it would add much value to his career even if he did not return to the league. Cuban said that it is wise for any teams that want Rice to play for them to consider having a psychologist interview him to verify that he is mentally and emotionally fit.