Fantasy football has transformed the way that fans watch the NFL. Fans no longer simply follow their favorite teams but they closely monitor the players on their fantasy teams as well. Ray Rice was a top fantasy draft pick in most leagues and the heart of many fantasy football players teams.
Rice was injured at one point on Sunday and that led to a wave of nasty tweets from fantasy football players around the country. He finished the game with 13 yards for 36 carries, that brings his season total up to 72 yards on 25 carries and 1 touchdown.
I was a fan of fantasy football until today so many spiteful and hateful words I still love you all God Bless great win today #Ravens
— Ray Rice (@RayRice27) September 15, 2013
Rice was scheduled to have an MRI today on his hip.
“We’re confident and optimistic right now,” Ravens coach John Harbaugh said, via the Baltimore Sun. “We’ll have to see how he responds.”
Here are some of the tweets:
Ray rice sucks how do u manage to give me one point in fantasy football? ONE
— Tommy Tom DOE (@JonesOverAll3) September 16, 2013
Man my fantasy football team sucks Ray Rice was my best player ssshhhiiitttt
— Cody Hicks (@codyhicks2014) September 16, 2013
Wow. Ray Rice kinda sucks. He could be hitting his 30-year old demise a few years early. No burst what-so-ever #yikes
— Joe Doris (@EaglesRant) September 15, 2013
Ray Rice sucks. I hate you.
— nick gorilla (@gah_rilla) September 15, 2013