Janay Rice is telling her side of the story.
The wife of free agent NFL running back Ray Rice has stayed largely silent following the couple’s involvement in a domestic violence situation last spring, save for the press conference the two participated in with the support of the Baltimore Ravens.
At the time, Janay Rice apologized for her role in the altercation, despite the fact that disturbing video of the event showed her then-fiancé dragging her out of an elevator, unconscious.
In a new, long-form, first-person story for ESPN.com, Janay Rice chronicles the entire night in Atlantic City, and the subsequent meetings with Baltimore Ravens and NFL officials. Rice’s account of those meetings dispels prior reports that she asked the NFL to punish her husband “lightly.”
“I really didn’t think they would ask me any questions, but I was asked one,” Janay Rice wrote. “I was surprised I was…
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