Rice's five-year, $35 million deal signed in July 2012 includes $22 million in guaranteed cash, and if the Ravens chose to cut the former Pro Bowler, they would lose over $14 million against the 2014 salary cap by doing so prior to July 1. The two-time All-Pro Rutgers product played in 15 games last season but rushed for just 660 yards while struggling with injuries.
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