Ray Rice: Incident not what it seemed

Updated: October 30, 2013, 6:19 PM ET
By Jamison Hensley | ESPN.com

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice said he didn't intentionally spit on Cleveland Browns defensive lineman Phil Taylor seven weeks ago.

After the Ravens' 14-6 win on Sept. 15, Taylor insinuated that Rice spit in his face, which led to the lineman slapping the side of Rice's helmet. The Ravens play at the Browns on Sunday for the first time since the incident.

"It was two guys jawing at each other," Rice said Wednesday. "I had my mouthpiece ...

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