DAVIE (CBSMiami/AP) — The Miami Dolphins, rocked by a bullying scandal last season, have written and are wearing new T-shirts bearing a credo of togetherness that was coined by the players.
One by one some of the members of the offense and defense removed their shoulder pads Wednesday and changed into the new gray shirt. On the back was a list of 10 sayings bordered by the words “I am a Miami Dolphin” that encompass their approach to the upcoming season.
Among the sayings that bring to mind last year’s scandal involving former offensive linemen Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin is this one: “If I see something — I will say something — I commit to call it as it is.”
The entire T-shirt reads: “I am a warrior and a member of an unbeatable team. I will always place the team first. If I see something — I will say something — I commit to call it as it is. I will develop undying trust with the man to my left and right. I will never accept defeat. I will never quit. I am the change that I want to see in my team. I live respect and truth telling. I am disciplined, physically and mentally tough, and proficient in my position tasks and drills. I am a professional. I am a Miami Dolphin.”
Defensive end Cameron Wake told Pro Football Talk, “We sat down as a group of men, teammates, brothers, and came up with a group of statements about what the Dolphins are and should be.”
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