Ravens cut RB Ray Rice after release of video

Sep 8, 2014, 11:47 AM | Updated: 11:58 am

The Ravens released Ray Rice on Monday, hours after TMZ Sports released a video showing the running back punching his then-fiancee during an altercation in February.

Rice had been suspended for the first two games of the season by the NFL, a punishment that commissioner Roger Goodell eventually acknowledged was too lenient when he announced the league’s new policy on domestic violence.

The NFL suspended Rice indefinitely on Monday “based on new video evidence that became available today.” However, reports vary as to whether or the league saw the latest video before imposing Rice’s initial suspension.

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