The controversial running back has not latched on with an NFL team since being cut by the Ravens in September 2014.
It was less than 10 months ago that Rice was given a two-game suspension, which was later extended indefinitely, for knocking out his then-fiancee in a casino elevator.
The team is trying to prove that it did not suggest that she apologize to her husband during a May press conference regarding his domestic violence incident.
Rice's wife discusses her impression of the NFL Commissioner, as well as her anger at her husband in the aftermath of their February domestic violence incident, in a 'Today' show interview.
Ozzie Newsome's account, as reported by ESPN, could bolster Rice's case to overturn his suspension, and it could damage the NFL commissioner's credibility.
At issue is what exactly the NFL commissioner knew about the events in the casino elevator before he gave the former Raven an indefinite suspension.
The league official, Jeffrey Miller, denies that he ever received the video of Rice striking his then-fiancee in a casino elevator.
The couple makes their first public appearance since the running back was cut by the Ravens.
Ted Robinson will miss two games after going on radio and describing Janay Rice as "pathetic."
The South Carolina coach implies that a Ray Rice-type situation would not have lingered for months under his watch.