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Ray Rice files formal grievance against Ravens for wrongful termination, sources say
Ray Rice files formal grievance against Ravens for wrongful termination, sources say

Running back Ray Rice has filed a formal grievance against the Ravens for wrongful termination of his $35 million contract, sources with knowledge of the situation said Tuesday. Rice's contract was terminated by the team Sept. 8 after a video surfaced of him knocking out Janay Palmer in a casino elevator in Atlantic City, N.J. The new grievance filed with the league falls under Article 46 of the NFL collective bargaining agreement, which governs "One Punishment," and prohibits an NFL player from receiving more than one punishment for a single rule violation. It's intended to guard against the legal concept of double jeopardy. The three-time Pro Bowl running back...

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