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After a delightful summer in which he carried the ball only 10 times in the preseason, Ray Rice is ready for some Monday Night Football. “It’s sort of like that refreshing feeling, like the first day of school when you want to wear your new clothes,” the Baltimore Ravens running back said. “That’s what Monday night is. You put on your best outfit and you’re ready to go. It’s obviously a great feeling, because you know what Monday night is. A lot of great players are made on Monday night. Those are the ones that are remembered.” Tonight’s annual first-week doubleheader features Cincinnati at Baltimore ( 4 p.m., ESPN) and San Diego at Oakland ( 7:15 p.m., ESPN). – AP

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