Biggest Questions Facing NFL Owners and Leadership in Wake of Ray Rice Appeal

November 29, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With arbitrator Barbara S. Jones' Friday decision to overturn Ray Rice's indefinite suspension from the NFL for knocking out his then-fiancee, Janay, in an elevator, the former Baltimore Ravens tailback is eligible to play as soon as a team signs him.
Will one?
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's credibility has been further eroded, and Bleacher Report NFL Lead Writer Mike Tanier argued Goodell doesn't have any left.
Does he?
After all this, Goodell still stands as judge, jury and executioner on all off-field conduct cases that don't involve substance abuse. Going forward, all interested parties will have major doubts about his ability to effectively administrate off-field discipline.
Is that going to change?
No matter how you feel about Rice, Goodell, the NFL, its players' union or Jones' decision, the impact of Rice's upheld appeal will have major repercussions going forward.
Will Rice Ever Play Football Again?...

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