Football Player Goes off on Ray Rice, NFL: Players ‘Must Speak Up’

Denver Broncos defensive tackle Terrance Knighton went off on Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice following release of a video showing Rice punching then-fiancée Janay Palmer and knocking her unconscious in the elevator of an Atlantic City casino. Knighton called on the NFL to find a way to reopen Rice’s case, and implored other players to denounce Rice.

Rice received a two-game suspension for the incident, a punishment for which NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has since apologized. The NFL released a statement Monday claiming the league had not seen the video until today.

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