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New video shows Ray Rice striking then-fiancée
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New video shows Ray Rice striking then-fiancée
Monday September 8th, 2014

On Monday morning, a video of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his then-fiancée Janay Palmer in an Atlantic City casino elevator in February was published by TMZ.

Rice had previously been suspended two games by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after he was charged with third-degree aggravated assault. Rice was accepted into a pretrial diversion program that will allow the charges to be dropped upon completion.

Since handing Rice the two-game ban, Goodell has changed the NFL's policy for domestic violence offenders. Under the new policy, a first-time violation of the league's Personal Conduct Policy -- regarding assault, battery, domestic violence or sexual assault that involves physical force -- will result in a six-game suspension. A second offense will result in a lifetime ban from the NFL.​

Current and former NFL players, media members and other NFL figures have taken to Twitter to post their reaction to the new video. Warning: NSFW language below.​

Denver Broncos defensive tackle Terrance Knighton:

Washington Redskins defensive end Chris Baker:

Green Bay Packers guard T.J. Lang:

Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris:

Redskins long snapper Nick Sundberg:

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Will Allen:

New York Giants linebacker Spencer Paysinger:

Redskins defensive back Duke Ihenacho:

Former New York Giants center Shaun O'Hara:

Former NFL linebacker Scott Fujita:

Former linebacker London Fletcher:

Former quarterback Sage Rosenfels:

Former linebacker Keith Bulluck:

Former guard Ross Tucker:

Former defensive back Mark McMillian:

Former running back Derrick Ward:

Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe:

Former offensive lineman LeCharles Bentley:

Former safety Hamza Abdullah:

Former tackle Wade Smith:

Former defensive tackle Trevor Law:

Former tight end Tom Crabtree:

Former New York Jets receiver Jordan White:

Former quarterback Brady Quinn:

Former linebacker Coy Wire:

Former cornerback D.J. Moore:

Former punter Reggie Hodges:

Former quarterback Charlie Batch:

Former Dallas Cowboys receiver Jesse Holley:

Former running back Kahlil Bell:

Sports Illustrated writer Robert Klemko:

ESPN reporter Adam Schefter:

ESPN's Bill Simmons:

New York Times sports reporter Sam Borden:

 Former NFL defensive tackle Travis Johnson:

- Sarah Barshop

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