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Hundreds Line Up To Exchange Their Ray Rice Jerseys At Ravens Stadium

People began queuing up as early as 4 a.m. to return their Ray Rice jerseys at the M&T Stadium in Baltimore.

Posted on September 19, 2014, at 11:35 a.m. ET

Hundreds of Ravens' fans lined up early Friday morning to exchange their Ray Rice jerseys at the M&T Stadium, home of the Baltimore Ravens.

Ray no way! Hundreds, maybe thousands in line to turn back Ray Rice jersey @cbsbaltimore

Mike Schuh WJZ@MikeWJZ

Ray no way! Hundreds, maybe thousands in line to turn back Ray Rice jersey @cbsbaltimore

8:17 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Scores of people turned up for the exchange more than a week after Rice was cut from the team and suspended by the NFL for punching his wife in an elevator.

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Caption: Exchanging my #27 jersey! #ravens #onelove

The Ravens offered fans the opportunity to exchange their Rice jerseys for another player's jersey at the stadium on Friday and Saturday.

@charliecash1126 here's the paper they handed out

Michelle@StrGazer79

@charliecash1126 here's the paper they handed out

8:44 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Caption: Did not have a unique idea this morning. #rayrice

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People stood for hours in the line that stretched more than a quarter of a way around the stadium.

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Caption: Out with the old (#27) and in with the new (#tba) #ravensnation #thislineiscrazy #idontwantnowomenbeaterjersey

The line is still 3/4 around M&T @Ravens PR says if they run out of jerseys, vouchers will be issued @cbsbaltimore

Mike Schuh WJZ@MikeWJZ

The line is still 3/4 around M&T @Ravens PR says if they run out of jerseys, vouchers will be issued @cbsbaltimore

9:10 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The gates opened at 8 a.m., but people began lining up as early as 4 a.m., a Ravens spokesperson told The Baltimore Business Journal.

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Caption: Line at the Ray Rice jersey exchange. Gates open in 5 minutes. People probably got here at 5 AM for this.

This Ravens fan said she didn't mind waiting in line for two hours to get rid of her Rice jersey.

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Caption: Working 12 hours last night and then waiting in line for 2 hours was well worth it to get rid of 27 and gain 82 #smith #idontwantnowomenbeaterjersey #ravensnation #nosleep

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Another fan said he was 400th in line but managed to exchange his jersey in an hour and a half.

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Caption: Suggs, not thugs. #ravens

Fans were promised one replica Nike jersey in exchange for officially licensed NFL jerseys by Nike and Reebok.

Happy fan! #27 jersey converted to #82. #ravens @cbsbaltimore

Mike Schuh WJZ@MikeWJZ

Happy fan! #27 jersey converted to #82. #ravens @cbsbaltimore

8:39 AM - 19 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The jersey exchange is on until 3 p.m. on Friday and will continue from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.

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