The Ray Rice video is much more disturbing than I expected.

I thought he would deliver a jab at his fiancee and she might jab back.

But Rice throws a punch so hard that she slumps, then falls to the ground.  She doesn’t get up.  It is sickening.

But here is what I really want to know. How did the NFL not get the video TMZ has? Not accusing anybody here, but I’m puzzled. I don’t understand why the release of that initial video 8 months ago showing Rice dragging his fiancee’s body away from the elevator door didn’t lead the NFL to the entire video. I want to know what you think about that.

In what may be the understatement of the year, both Rice and his now wife appear to have some problems. Ray Rice is out of a job. And the NFL has it’s own issues. TMZ maintains the NFL could have requested the same video. We’ll watch this unfold.

For now, if nothing else, I urge you to talk to your kids tonight about Ray Rice.  And about the NFL.

And, tell me what you think. Why did the NFL not have that video?

Thank you,

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