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Former Dolphins offensive lineman Lydon Murtha wrote a column for TheMMQB.com to give us some more insight into the Jonathan Martin-Richie Incognito saga.
Murtha says that Martin never really fit in once he was drafted in 2012.
“From the beginning, when he was drafted in April 2012, Martin did not seem to want to be one of the group,” Murtha wrote. “He came off as standoffish and shy to the rest of the offensive linemen. He couldn’t look anyone in the eye, which was puzzling for a football player at this level on a team full of grown-*** men. We all asked the same question: Why won’t he be open with us? What’s with the wall being put up? I never really figured it out.”
Murtha said that Martin was the first rookie he saw that was hesitant to pay for a rookie dinner and he claims that Incognito helped guide Martin during the beginning of his career.
“Martin had a tendency to tank when things would get difficult in practice, and Incognito would lift him up,” Murtha wrote. “He’d say, there
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Jonathan Martin's new attorney says the Miami Dolphins tackle
endured harassment from teammates that went far beyond the
traditional locker room hazing, including a malicious physical
attack and daily vulgar comments.
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