Now, Rice's status is expected to be determined within the next few days as one source with knowledge of the situation predicted that former federal judge Barbara S. Jones will hand down her ruling as soon as Monday
Ravens running back Ray Rice is scheduled to break his silence Thursday, speaking for the first time publicly since being suspended two games by the league for violating the NFL personal conduct policy.
Facing heavy criticism that the NFL didn't go far enough in suspending Ravens running back Ray Rice for two games for violating the league's personal-conduct policy, NFL senior vice president of labor policy Adolpho Birch characterized the punishment as appropriate.
As the Ravens are out on the field for their first training camp practice, the NFL made a decision on the status of Ray Rice, suspending the running back for two games for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy.
Now that Ravens running back Ray Rice has been accepted into a diversionary program that could allow him to eventually clear his record following a third-degree assault charge, it remains uncertain how the NFL will handle punishment for the three-time Pro Bowl selection.
The Ravens are expected to receive three or four compensatory picks -- likely four -- which would bring their number of picks for next month's NFL draft to 12. That's a lot of ammo for general manager Ozzie Newsome should the Ravens choose to move up, down and all around or acquire more picks for next year¿s NFL draft. Here is a look at what the Ravens have done in the past when they entered a draft with nine or more draft picks.
In the weeks leading up to April's NFL draft, I will highlight four players at each position whom the Ravens could target at different stages in the draft -- from their top pick to their Mr. Irrelevant. In this post, I will focus on cornerbacks.