After a delightful summer in which he carried the ball only 10 times in the preseason, Ray Rice is ready for some Monday Night football.
''It's sort of like that refreshing feeling, like the first day of school when you want to wear your new clothes,'' the Baltimore Ravens running back said. ''That's what Monday night is. You put on your best outfit and you're ready to go. It's obviously a great feeling, because you know what Monday night is. A lot of great players are made on Monday night. Those are the ones that are remembered.''
Many of those prime-time stars can thank Art Modell for the opportunity to showcase their talent on a national stage. Modell, the former majority owner of the Ravens and a man instrumental in making Monday night football a fixture in America, died on Thursday.
How fitting that Baltimore's first game since his death is on Monday night, against the Cincinnati Bengals.
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