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Ray Rice's likely suspension could force Ravens to embrace running back by committee

Ray Rice's likely suspension could force Ravens to embrace running back by committee

As the Ravens await NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's ruling on Ray Rice's discipline, it's becoming more apparent that they won't be alone in going with the running back by committee approach during Rice's absence. There is wide-ranging opinion on how long Rice will be suspended for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy with his actions during a physical confrontation with his then fiancee and now wife in February. But it's certainly not impossible – and some view it as probable – that Rice is suspended for at least the first three games. That would cause him to miss the first matchup between all three AFC North foes:...

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