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Stephen Ross: Obviously, the report is deeply disturbing

Stephen Ross: Obviously, the report is deeply disturbing

profootballtalk.com Updated Feb 14
When the report about bullying on the Dolphins was released on Friday morning, owner Stephen Ross asked for time to review the matter. Now Ross has reviewed the matter, and he acknowledges that his franchise looks bad. “I now have had a chance to read t…
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  • Sports of The Times: Time for N.F.L. Sponsors to Demand Change

    Sports of The Times: Time for N.F.L. Sponsors to Demand Change

    nytimes.com Feb 14
    The way to help rid the league of its abusive locker room culture is for corporate sponsors to take a stand. It should be an easy call, but there’s big money at stake.
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  • Incognito: “You could not define me in 144 years let alone 144 …

    Incognito: “You could not define me in 144 years let alone 144 pages”

    Via his verified Twitter account, Dolphins offensive guard Richie Incognito appeared to offer a 113-character take on the Wells Report on Friday night: “You could not define me in 144 years let alone 144 pages Mr Wells,” Incognito wrote, referring to at…
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  • Ross: Wells report language, behavior "disturbing"

    Ross: Wells report language, behavior "disturbing"

    Dolphins owner Stephen Ross is distrubed by the language and the behaviour outlined in the Ted Wells report released today. Here is a statement from Ross on the matter: Before you read it, understand Ross does not address the matters most on people's mi…
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  • Wells report confirms Ireland’s suggestion of “fisticuffs”

    Wells report confirms Ireland’s suggestion of “fisticuffs”

    Not long after it became clear that Dolphins tackle Jonathan Martin believed guard Richie Incognito was the primary culprit regarding the harassment of Martin, we reported that former G.M. Jeff Ireland suggested to agent Kenny Zuckerman that Martin shou…
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  • Dolphins suffered a systemic failure

    Dolphins suffered a systemic failure

    I need to take a shower. After reading all 144 pages of Ted Wells' report Friday, I feel the need to scrub off the sludge coming from the Miami Dolphins' locker room. The persistent harassment. The racial slurs. The homophobic language. Verbal taunts an…
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  • Goodell needs to send message and eliminate culture of harassme…

    Goodell needs to send message and eliminate culture of harassment

    The NFL can't welcome Michael Sam and behavior like Richie Incognito's. So which will it be?
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  • Packers o-lineman doesn’t want to be stereotyped by Dolphins

    Packers o-lineman doesn’t want to be stereotyped by Dolphins

    Two of the common responses to the bullying within the Dolphins locker room have been, “That’s just how locker rooms are,” and “That’s just how offensive linemen act.” One NFL offensive lineman wants to let people know that’s not the case. Green Bay Pac…
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  • NFL futures of key players in Dolphins hazing case are very unc…

    NFL futures of key players in Dolphins hazing case are very uncertain

    yahoo.com Feb 14
    The Wells Report on the Miami Dolphins fiasco has been released. Its findings were disturbing and even haunting, and you can bet that several people's futures will be affected by the outcome. Here's a look at what might happen to the principle figures i…
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  • Dolphins O-Line Coach Was Aware Of, Participated In Harassment

    Dolphins O-Line Coach Was Aware Of, Participated In Harassment

    deadspin.com Feb 14
    A portion of Ted Wells's investigation into the Miami Dolphins locker room focuses on offensive line coach Jim Turner. According to the report, Turner was aware of much of the harassment suffered by Jonathan Martin and another anonymous teammate at the …
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  • Jonathan Martin Listed Reasons To Leave The NFL: "Won't Di…

    Jonathan Martin Listed Reasons To Leave The NFL: "Won't Die From CTE"

    deadspin.com Feb 14
    One of the more compelling passages in Ted Wells's investigation into bullying and harassment in the Miami Dolphins locker room has to do with a text message Jonathan Martin sent to a friend last spring, when he was seriously considering leaving footbal…
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  • Messages Between Jonathan Martin And His Parents Are Heartbreak…

    Messages Between Jonathan Martin And His Parents Are Heartbreaking

    deadspin.com Feb 14
    Included in Ted Wells's investigation into the Jonathan Martin bullying case is a series of messages Jonathan Martin wrote to his mother and father detailing the the extreme mental distress he felt while a member of the Dolphins. While the outward-facin…
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  • Independent Report Details a Pattern of Harassment on the Dolph…

    Independent Report Details a Pattern of Harassment on the Dolphins

    A report commissioned by the N.F.L. to explore bullying accusations in Miami concluded that the taunting extended beyond the players Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito.
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  • Video - Rapoport: Big cultural changes coming for NFL 01:32

    Rapoport: Big cultural changes coming for NFL

    Feb 14
    Ian Rapoport says that the league will make significant changes in terms of locker room conduct in the wake of Ted Wells' independent report about harassment in the Miami Dolphins' locker room.
  • Video - What repercussions could Miami Dolphins offensive line coach Jim Turner face? 01:18

    What repercussions could Miami Dolphins offensive line coach Jim Turner face?

    Feb 14
    NFL Media's Jeff Darlington says Miami Dolphins offensive line coach Jim Turner could be suspended or fired if the allegations from Ted Wells' report are found to be true.
  • Video - Should Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin have known about the harassment? 05:10

    Should Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin have known about the harassment?

    Feb 14
    The "NFL Total Access" team discusses how it is possible that Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin was not aware of the locker room harassment as stated in Ted Wells' report.
  • Video - Fallout from Ted Wells' report 03:42

    Fallout from Ted Wells' report

    Feb 14
    Ian Rapoport has the latest on the fallout from Ted Wells' report on Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin, including what lies ahead for both players and possible discipline for John Jerry and Mike Pouncey.