Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was in court Thursday morning stemming from his Atlantic City altercation with his then fianceé, Janay Palmer-Rice, in a hotel elevator.
Rice pleaded not guilty to a third-degree charge of aggravated assault and applied for a pretrial intervention program
If Rice is not approved for the program, his next court date is scheduled for May 29. Prosecutors have offered a plea agreement in which Rice would receive probation with no jail time and undergo anger management counseling.
Rice and Palmer married in late March.