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Allegations of Bullying on Miami Dolphins
New details about the bullying allegations surrounding a Miami Dolphins player.
ESPN reports that transcripts of voicemails and text messages left for Dolphins player Jonathan Martin by teammate Richie Incognito indicate a pattern of racial epithets and profane language.
NFL player Ritchie Incognito seems to revel in his reputation as one of the toughest guys on the field.
He calls himself the beast on Twitter and was once voted one of the dirtiest players in the league.
But it seems that attitude wasn't reserved for the field.
Here's a clip from HBO's hard knocks - where Incognito brags about hacking a younger player's iPad.
I was going to put something up there rude, but then I saw a picture of your girlfriend and felt bad.
Now the Miami Dolphins, the NFL and the NFL players association are investigating whether the 6-3, 320 pound lineman went went too far harassing and bullying a teammate so relentlessly. That he left the team
If review shows that this is not safe atmosphere, I will take whatever measures are necessary to make sure that it is
Incognito's alleged target - second year player Jonathan Martin. 300 pound lineman himself.
ESPN reported that the veteran left Martin a string of racist voice mails and text messages calling him the N-word and saying he would kill him.
Last week, Martin reportedly hit his breaking point. when his teammates refused to sit with him in the cafeteria, he stormed out- and now the team says he's "in treatment'
The Dolphins coach said he never saw any hazing. And players say they don't know the full story.
There's so much that goes on during the work week.
It would be easy to just chalk this up to jock culture but analysts say this is bigger than football.
Adam Schefter ESPN NFL insider
This is not about locker room mentality. This is about harassment in the workplace.
ESPN's Adam Schefter said he was told yesterday that Martin feels as if the weight of the world has been lifted off his shoulders.