Fans leaning over the railing at StubHub Center on Saturday recognized the face of the running back and pleaded for an autograph.
Three-time Pro Bowler Ray Rice was not in uniform — he was a coach for the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl — but he smiled and happily obliged the fans’ requests before warmups began.
“I hope you get back in the league,” one yelled after him. “You got railroaded.”
Rice, who turned 29 on Friday, has not played in the NFL since the 2013 season. He was indefinitely suspended in September 2014 and then cut by the Baltimore Ravens after the release of video that showed him punching then-fiancée Janay Palmer...