Currently serving his two-game suspension, Ray Rice isn't allowed to participate in team activities, which includes training at the Under Armour Performance Center. However, Rice is perhaps getting an even better and more personalized workout with his personal trainer, Kyle Jakobe. Jakobe owns Sweat Performance in Timonium, Md.
Earlier today, Jakobe shared an Instagram video of Rice donning a Ravens jersey, pads and helmet. It was captioned "9.21. #27 will be ready."
Throughout the offseason, Rice and many of his teammates including Torrey Smith, Jimmy Smith, Chykie Brown and others have utilized Jakobe to prepare for the upcoming season. While spending much of the offseason under scrutiny for his domestic violence incident, Rice laid low with Jakobe and spent much of his time in the gym, ultimately losing 15 pounds and regaining a full bill of health and explosiveness.
Not that Rice had much weight to lose in the first place, he has clearly changed his body from bulk to lean muscle. Sitting out the first two games of the season isn't ideal, but Rice will at least be fresher than ever and the efforts he's made to improve his game under much scrutiny should pay off.