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profootballtalk.com Updated Feb 14, 2014
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…Share Tweet
Sports of The Times: Time for N.F.L. Sponsors to Demand Changenytimes.com Feb 14, 2014The 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.Share Tweet
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…Share TweetDolphins 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…Share Tweet
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…Share TweetI 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…Share TweetThe NFL can't welcome Michael Sam and behavior like Richie Incognito's. So which will it be?Share Tweet
Packers o-lineman doesn’t want to be stereotyped by DolphinsTwo 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…Share Tweet
NFL futures of key players in Dolphins hazing case are very uncertainyahoo.com Feb 14, 2014The 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…Share Tweet
Dolphins O-Line Coach Was Aware Of, Participated In HarassmentA 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 …Share Tweet
Jonathan Martin Listed Reasons To Leave The NFL: "Won't Die From CTE"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…Share Tweet
Messages Between Jonathan Martin And His Parents Are HeartbreakingIncluded 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…Share TweetA 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.Share Tweet
Rapoport: Big cultural changes coming for NFLFeb 14Ian 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.
What repercussions could Miami Dolphins offensive line coach Jim Turner face?Feb 14NFL 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.
Should Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin have known about the harassment?Feb 14The "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.
Fallout from Ted Wells' reportFeb 14Ian 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.