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Wife says taking football from Ray Rice 'horrific'

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FILE - In this May 23, 2014, file photo, Janay Rice listens as her husband, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, speaks during a news conference at the team's practice facility in Owings Mills, Md. (AP) FILE - In this May 23, 2014, file photo, Janay Rice listens as her husband, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, speaks during a news conference at the team's practice facility in Owings Mills, Md. (AP)
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Ray Rice's wife says taking away football from her husband is horrific and making the couple relive a moment they regret is a "horrible thing."

Janay Palmer posted a statement Tuesday on her Instagram account, a day after TMZ Sports released video showing the couple Feb. 15 in an Atlantic City casino elevator. Each hits the other before Rice knocks Palmer off her feet and into a railing, knocking her out.

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Palmer wrote she awoke feeling as if she had a nightmare and accepting reality is "a nightmare in itself." She also wrote that this is their life and they will continue to show "what real love is!"

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