NFL Implements Harsher Penalties For Domestic Violence After Backlash Over Ray Rice's B.S. 2-Game Suspension
This past offseason, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell came under heavy fire after he suspended Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for merely 2 games after he beat his now-wife, Janay Palmer, and dragged her apparently unconscious body out of an elevator.
Many felt the punishment did NOT fit the crime and was proof that league was turning a blind eye towards domestic violence towards women.
Well Roger heard the criticism and realized the error in his ways, and most importantly he decided to take action. The commissioner released a statement on the controversy, saying: