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The original news regarding Jonathan Martin quitting football because he was bullied was almost an Onion headline. I mean, we knew the Dolphins were soft - they had lost four of five games at the time - but walking away because of name-calling is a bit much.
But as the details came out, this story became much more than name-calling and ribbing. It was vicious and harmful. We found out that Martin was subjected to physical threats and racial abuse, and that it might go deeper than just Richie Incognito.
Hazing and bullying are common for exclusive male-only groups. From bands to sports teams to college fraternities, the youngest members are expected to do the majority of the grunt work and show a certain amount of respect to the older members in hope of building respect for the organization and understanding its importance. Hazing is also supposed to instill a certain sense of toughness, brotherhood, and self-reliance in the younger members. Whether it actually does is up for debat...
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I continue to be in touch with players in Miami, their representatives and player leadership, and I look forward to information that defines the full scope of the NFL’s investigation. Every NFL player should expect safe and professional working conditions. The NFLPA has taken steps to ensure that every one of our affected members is […]
Jonathan Martin‘s lawyer, David Cornwell, has issued a statement regarding the bullying situation involving Dolphins G Richie Incognito.
Jonathan Martin’s toughness is not at issue. Jonathan has started every game with the Miami Dolphins since he was drafted in 2012. At Stanford, he was the anchor for Jim Harbaugh’s “smash mouth” brand of football and he protected Andrew...
Miami Dolphins tackle Jonathan Martin will meet late next week in Los Angeles with the NFL's special investigator to discuss allegations in the team's harassment scandal, a person familiar with the situation said Friday.
The person confirmed the upcoming meeting to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the league and team haven't announced the details...
Former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Lydon Murtha pulls back the curtain on what he saw and what he’s heard of the relationship between Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin, from the locker room dynamic to that now-famous O-line trip to Vegas
I don’t have a dog in this fight.
I want that to be very clear. I played offensive tackle for the Miami Dolphins from 2009 until...
According to an ESPN report, Miami Dolphins offensive tackle Jonathan Martin’s agent has said that Martin has issues with multiple players on the team, not just suspended guard Richie Incognito.
Martin’s agent, Rick Smith has said that Martin is doing very well but would not mention if or when his client will return to the Dolphins.
It was reported Wednesday that Smith called...
Our favorite Taiwanese animation studio is at it again, this time taking on Richie Incognito's treatment of Miami Dolphins teammate Jonathan Martin.
Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin aren't the only Dolphins who may be out of a job when the dust settles.
General manager Jeff Ireland, who reportedly told Martin's agent that the young lineman should "punch" Incognito in response to the alleged abuse by him, was ripped this week by former quarterback Sage Rosenfels, who played for the Dolphins from 2002 to...
In light of the Dolphins’ saga with Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin, Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor was asked whether the coaches or players are responsible for keeping the hazing in check in a locker room environment.
“It’s funny that you said that because we were just on the field and coach [offensive coordinator Greg] Olson was talking to me, Tyler Wilson and Matt...
I’m sure it’s not that difficult a storm when you’ve amassed a few million dollars, and life probably will be OK financially whether you play another down or not.
Richie Incognito finally broke his silence on Tuesday, and according to WSVN-TV, the alleged bully said he was “simply trying to weather the storm.”
The reporter caught Incognito leaving the doctors office, and...
James and Billy (filling in for Joey Baboots) discussed the ongoing saga down in Miami, where Richie Incognito has been suspended and Jonathan Martin has left the team after allegations of bullying.
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The Miami Dolphins' bullying saga is a losing situation for everyone involved, including the franchise, Richie Incognito, Jonathan Martin and the NFL.
The rage-fueled Miami Dolphins guard is almost as scary as a cartoon character. We stress the word "almost".
All this Jonathan Martin / Richie Incognito stuff is very troubling...
My belief, Incognito took it way too far. At first, when this news broke, it was described as bullying.
But as facts began to uncover, it looked like straight up harassment - that calling it bullying was diminishing the severity of the issue.
Either way, that sort of behavior...
The Miami Dolphins have found themselves at the center of a horrible controversy involving two of their offensive linemen, Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin.
Many NFL players and media members have voiced their opinion on the bullying and racial issues surrounding the Dolphins controversy and today Miami Dolphins starting quarterback Ryan Tannehill broke his silence.