Update: Ray Rice is being suspended for first two games of the NFL season.
Well now that was quick. He went from possibly not being suspended to a two game chop. In the grand scheme of things, we're not looking at a lot of time. However, it does give Bernard Pierce a bigger opportunity to carve out a larger role for himself in the offense. The questions of how much work will Pierce get this season should be answered by his performance over the first two weeks of the season.ANALYST: Howard Bender