Found November 16, 2011 on Shutdown Corner:
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You may have seen that Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice throw his first NFL touchdown pass against the Seattle Seahawks last Sunday. The Ravens lost that game, 22-17, but it appears as if that play unleashed a monster in the great halfback. Not content to outdo Joe Flacco from a quarterback rating perspective (118.8 to 67.4 — after all, it's tough to top one throw for one touchdown!), Rice hit a recent press conference with a Baltimore Orioles hat. The big news around Baltimore has been the return of the cartoon bird on the team's caps (in some cities, you take your baseball news where you can get it), but Rice hoped to add to that newsworthy action. When asked whether he was angling for tickets, Rice said, "I was hoping to throw out the first pitch [at a game] — I proved I can throw now!" Ravens head coach John Harbaugh may have wanted to remind Rice what his primary sports should be in this recent press conference, in which he repeated the word "Foo...
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