"The one thing I can't and won't do is back down from my story," Rice told USA Today. "It's a pretty big goal to have, to change how men treat women, but that's my journey. Whether it's in the NFL video or the groups I speak with, I never sugarcoat what happened. I take full responsibility. I went down the wrong path and I was not man enough to ask for help. I want others to not make the mistakes I made."