The Baltimore Ravens have released running back Ray Rice after a video surfaced of him punching his then-fiancé in an elevator before dragging her unconscious.
The Baltimore Ravens received a shocking development in the controversy surrounding running back Ray Rice. He was caught on tape dragging his fiancé out of an elevator after a domestic violence incident.
A video from TMZ has surfaced of the running back punching her in the face before dragging her out of the elevator when she was unconscious.
This has caused an uproar among current and former players, and the Ravens have acted accordingly.
Rice’s contract has been terminated by the Ravens, and he will no longer be with the team. The running back had three years remaining on his contract.
Here is a tweet from the Ravens’ official Twitter account confirming the news.
The #Ravens have terminated RB Ray Rice’s contract this afternoon.
— Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) September 8, 2014