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DAVIE, Fla. — The NFL Players Association will conduct its own investigation into the Miami Dolphins’ bullying scandal, a person familiar with the situation said Wednesday. The person confirmed the investigation to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the union hadn’t announced its plans. Richard Smith, outside counsel for the union in the New Orleans Saints bounty case, will investigate tackle Jonathan Martin‘s allegations that he was harassed by teammates, including guard Richie Incognito, who has been suspended. Smith will examine the roles of coach Joe Philbin, his staff and Miami management, although it’s unknown whether they will be willing to meet with him. NFL special investigator Ted Wells has been questioning players, coaches and staff at the Dolphins’ complex this week. Wells was appointed by commissioner Roger Goodell after Dolphins owner Stephen Ross asked the league to look into the case. Martin spent nearly seven hours with Wells on Friday in New Yor...

Report: Incognito made crude sex jokes about staff member's wife

That isn’t a very nice thing to say, if true. But the part that you should pay attention to in this report by the National Football Post is how the Dolphins seemed to be fully aware of Incognito’s antics and didn’t do anything about them. According to one of the sources, Incognito would sometimes dress in garb from the staff member’s culture and then make profane jokes about...

Richie Incognito’s hearing has been postponed to a later date

Richie Incognito was supposed to meet with investigators, but that meeting has been postponed to a later date. “The Miami Dolphins and Richie Incognito have agreed to postpone his grievance hearing during his ongoing suspension,” the team said in a statement. “Richie is cooperating fully with the NFL investigation and will meet with Ted Wells.” Incognito loses […]

Fins ask to delay Incognito hearing

The Miami Dolphins have requested a delay for suspended guard Richie Incognito's non-football injury grievance against the team while the franchise cooperates with an independent investigation of the alleged violations that led to his suspension, according to sources. Incognito's expedited hearing is set for Thursday. Sources say his complaint alleges that the Dolphins have...

Did Incognito's Run Of Words Extend To Staff...???

((HT: WSVN-TV)) NFL investigator Ted Wells had his first day on the Miami Dolphins campus today trying to get answers in the Richie Incognito situation... Wells has started interviewing players and should do so for the next two days or so... The National Football Post is reporting that Incognito and another Dolphins player mocked a Dolphins staffer and his ethnic wardrobe...

Incognito agrees to postpone hearing until NFL completes probe

Richie Incognito has agreed to postpone his grievance hearing challenging his suspension by the Miami Dolphins until the NFL completes its investigation into the team's bullying scandal. The hearing had been scheduled for Thursday. In a statement, Incognito said he will cooperate fully in the investigation with a goal of resuming his career with the Dolphins. He said he hoped...

Reports: Dolphins G Richie Incognito meets with NFL investigator

Suspended Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito met with NFL special investigator Ted Wells for a second consecutive day Friday to discuss the team's bullying scandal, multiple media outlets reported. WTVJ-TV in South Florida videotaped Incognito arriving at the Dolphins' complex for the meeting accompanied by four other people, including the team's security chief. ...

Favre: Is Jonathan Martin 'kidding'?

Many in the Miami Dolphins locker room expressed their surprise in the immediate aftermath of Jonathan Martin's decision to leave the team because of alleged bullying. Brett Favre knows how they feel. The future Hall of Famer sat down with the "TODAY" show's Matt Lauer for an interview that aired Monday morning, and he gave his thoughts on the situation that has...

Miami players may have harassed team staffer

The problems for the Miami Dolphins may soon extend beyond player-on-player harassment. According to two sources, suspended guard Richie Incognito and at least one other player mocked the ethnic background of a team staff member and made crude jokes about the staff member’s wife. According to one of the sources, Incognito would sometimes dress in garb from the staff member’s...

Dolphins must get serious, it’s now or never

It’s now or never for Ryan Tannehill and the Miami Dolphins as the second wildcard spot is still up for grabs. There’s no room for error, or more of them. It’s time to put aside the rumors, turmoil and complete disaster of the  Jonathan Martin saga and focus on the playoffs. With games remaining against five potential playoff possible teams, the Dolphins must step it up...

NFL investigator set to meet with Dolphins

Miami Dolphins players have been advised they'll meet this week with the NFL special investigator looking into the harassment case involving tackle Jonathan Martin and guard Richie Incognito. Players expect to be interviewed beginning Monday, and the visit by attorney Ted Wells might last several days. That means further distractions for a team trying to keep its season from...

Mike Pouncey watched last week’s Dolphins game with Richie Incognito

Dolphins center Mike Pouncey decided to watch last week’s game with his good friend and teammate Richie Incognito last week since he was ruled out with an injury. “Me and him watched the game together at my house,” Pouncey explained after Wednesday’s practice. “He’s doing really good. He’s in good spirits. He wants to get back on this football team and wants to get...

Dolphins' final six games will provide long-term answers

The Miami Dolphins season has been a roller coaster thus far. From the 3-0 start, to the four game losing streak that followed. The skid that was snapped with a thrilling overtime win against the Bengals only to return to the loss column in deflating fashion the next week against the then winless Buccaneers. On top of everything that has happened on the field, the team was also faced...

NFL union reportedly will investigate Dolphins' bullying scandal

A person familiar with the situation says the NFL Players Association will conduct its own investigation into the Miami Dolphins' bullying scandal. The person confirmed the investigation to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the union hadn't announced its plans. Richard Smith, outside counsel for the union in the New Orleans Saints bounty case...

Fritz Pollard Alliance wants to end N-word use in NFL

The Fritz Pollard Alliance is calling on the NFL to end all use of the N-word by players on the field. The issue of players using the N-word has received attention recently because of separate events involving Washington Redskins OL Trent Williams and Miami Dolphins OL Richie Incognito. Williams complained on Sunday that referee Roy […]

Mike Pouncey watched Dolphins game with Richie Incognito

Not everyone is mad at Richie Incognito, including his teammates. Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey told reporters on Wednesday that he watched the Dolphins 20-17 win over the Chargers with Incognito. Mike Pouncey also said he watched Sunday’s game at his house with Richie Incognito. — Armando Salguero (@ArmandoSalguero) November 20, 2013 Pouncey missed Sunday’s […]
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