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… Things Get Worse for the N.F.L. [#Ray Rice]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,September 17th,2014

.. Rice is being penalized under two different policies , as I understand it ..

.. his initial suspension was under the domestic violence policy , that being for 2 games . The added suspension was administered , I believe , under the personal conduct policy …

.. a player can be penalized , at times , under both policies , Yes . But they have to be penalized for separate acts . Rice ‘ s acts were not separate …

.. [h/t — TMZSports.com]..
.. [link] to the elevator attack video …

.. they were the same act , but out of sequence …. the current video follows the previous one …. Rice cannot receive different suspensions for the same act …

.. it gets worse . The league has made Rice ” radioactive ” to all 32 teams , including the ugh – Ravens . They have stated that any intent to sign Rice would be ” a very bad idea . ” The NFL cannot put a ” scarlet letter on a player , except under the terms of the C.B.A. ….

.. so , the N.F.L. has problems on multiple fronts . I thought that the antics for my favourite team [Browns ‘ owner Jimmy Haslam , for the actions of his employees at his trucking stop company , Pilot Flying J] were bad . This is waaaay worse …

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