Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 7/14/14
Amid yet another Baltimore Ravens player being arrested this offseason (the team's fifth), running back Ray Rice may be the first of the bunch to be slapped with a suspension for his assault on his then-fiancée in a casino elevator. Rice has visited the league office, assumingly to meet with commissioner Roger Goodell to explain his side of the story. Goodell's only recourse is to surely suspend Rice, supposes Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio, but for how long? ' The absence of a history of off-field incidents will help Rice.  The fact that he struck a woman will hurt him, especially if the Commissioner has seen the surveillance video of the punch that knocked out Rice’s wife. In the end, a multi-game ban should be the assumption.  Anything less than that would be a surprise, especially since the NFL has been making a conscious effort in recent years to increase its concentration of female fans. '
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