A new video released by TMZ of Ray Rice knocking his fiancee out, has thankfully led to the Ravens finally terminating Rice’s contract today. Social media is quite powerful, good and bad at times, but this was a situation where the power of social media was enough to finally see Ray Rice get what he deserved; Released from the NFL and likely never playing an NFL game again. The NFL also announced this afternoon Rice has been suspended indefinitely. He’s never going to play another day in the NFL. Whether the Ravens and NFL actually saw this video remains up for debate but until today their continued support of Rice was sickening and disgusting, especially the Ravens and Roger Goodell buying Rice’s story that he was defending himself. Even if the Ravens didn’t see the video, what did the Ravens organization think? Rice’s fiancee slipped and fell? It’s sickening toRead More »
The 7-7 Pittsburgh Steelers head into Sunday’s game as a much more confident team than we’ve seen the past couple weeks after last Sunday’s thrilling 37-36 victory over the Green Bay Packers. The Steelers have a “pulse” according to head coach Mike Tomlin and this week the team appeared to have a little bit of their swagger back. It was a much looser team in the locker room. In a must win situation against Baltimore, Pittsburgh will not be close to being at full strength and the same can be said for the 8-6 Baltimore Ravens Strong safety Troy Polamalu will miss his 10th game of the season and starting guard Chris Kemoeatu had a minor setback and will miss his second consecutive game. For the Steelers, their concern is with James Harrison and Hines Ward.