Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross told reporters Monday that the team will make changes in the aftermath of the Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito scandal that has rocked the organization.
Ross called the circumstances surrounding Martin and the suspended Incognito "appalling" and said he will fly to meet Martin for a meeting at an undisclosed location Wednesday.
"We believe in being very proactive in this, but the most important thing is we care about Jonathan Martin," he said.
Ross praised coach Joe Philbin for his caring and organized nature and explained he's been in "constant communication" with him. Curiously, Ross didn't offer any praise for Jeff Ireland, or invoke the general manager's name in discussing how the team plans to move forward.
Ross said that the Dolphins will make changes to their operation and install a "code of conduct that suits the 21st century." The team will do that with the help of a new five-man committee for internal evaluation, a group that will ...