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Ravens running back Ray Rice dislikes fantasy football after getting attacked on Twitter

Anwar S. Richardson
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It is pretty common for a fantasy football owner to jokingly tell their friends that a certain NFL player is killing their team. However, most of us do not get on Twitter and rip that player because he played poorly.

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However, some of the disgruntled owners of Baltimore’s Ray Rice thought it was a good idea to verbally attack the running back yesterday. Rice had 13 carries for 36 yards before eventually leaving the game with a hip injury in the fourth quarter. Baltimore defeated Cleveland, 14-6, but Rice’s performance contributed to the fantasy football loss of some teams.

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After some "fans" attacked Rice on his Twitter page, the running back finally fired back:

Talk about a few flunkies ruining it for the rest of us.

The majority of fantasy football owners – those who understand it is a game – enjoy playing because we are competitive, love football, and delight in sending text messages to our friends at 1 a.m. bragging about a victory. Few of us would even think about contacting that player and insulting them, especially after they left a game with an injury.

Let’s hope somebody shows Rice how to block ridiculous people on Twitter for the sake of those fantasy football owners who actually have a brain.

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