The Baltimore Ravens released running back Ray Rice from the team Monday, after video emerged of him assaulting his then-fiancee, Janay Palmer. On Tuesday, Janay Rice said the media has exploited a moment that they both regret. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was suspended by the NFL for two games this season after an incident in which he assaulted his then-fiancee, Janay Palmer. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Defensive tackle Devon Still says that being on the Cincinnati Bengals' practice squad will let him keep his insurance — and to stay close to his daughter, who's battling cancer. Christian Petersen/Getty Images hide caption

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St. Louis Rams draft pick Michael Sam watches pregame festivities before the start of the South Dakota State-Missouri NCAA college football game on Saturday, in Columbia, Mo. Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team, was released by the St. Louis Rams Saturday. L.G. Patterson/AP hide caption

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, shown here in January, has sent an open letter to NFL team owners explaining the league's new policies for preventing and punishing domestic violence and sexual assault. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is the only player in the newest edition of the Madden NFL video game franchise to have his signature tattoos faithfully rendered in the game. EA Sports hide caption

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Punter Ray Guy, No. 8 of the Los Angeles Raiders, kicks the ball past the Denver Broncos' rush during a 1985 game. Guy has officially been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. George Rose/Getty Images hide caption

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Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel poses for photos after being selected by the Cleveland Browns as the 22nd pick in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft, Thursday. Craig Ruttle/AP hide caption

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A 49ers fan displays her hopes for next season at a Seahawks game. If a San Francisco fan has his way, the sign could also refer to playoff tickets, which were limited to markets with strong Seattle support this year. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images hide caption

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