REPORT TO THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE OF AN INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATION INTO THE RAY RICE INCIDENT – ROBERT S. MUELLER III
JANUARY 8, 2015

On September 10, 2014 the National Football League (NFL) asked former FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III to lead an independent inquiry into the NFL’s investigation of the February 15, 2014 incident involving Raymell Rice and his then-fiancĂ©e Janay Palmer.

The investigation addressed the following:

  • Did the NFL possess or view the in-elevator video of Mr. Rice and Ms. Palmer from the Revel Casino before it was publicly released?
  • What information was obtained by, provided or available to the NFL during its investigation of the Rice incident?

A report on the results of the investigation, an executive summary and press release are available for download below.