There was a little bit of Joe at the annual NFL meetings in Orlando Tuesday morning, but it wasn’t coffee. Instead, Miami Dolphins head Coach Joe Philbin met with reporters and tried again to move past the bullying scandal that defined the team last season.
In the wake of the Ted Wells Report, The Miami Dolphins are pushing a piece of legislation this year in Tallahassee that would target bullying in high school and college athletics. But it would also create new workplace standards for all professional sports teams in the state of Florida – Dolphins, Heat, Marlins, Panthers, Jaguars. It would make it illegal for players to do the things that Richie Incognito and others on the Dolphins did to Jonathan Martin, leaving the individual players and the teams liable for fines. Jim talksabout all of this with the bill’s sponsor, State Senator Oscar Braynon.
A Florida mother plans to push for a bill that would make bullying illegal in the state after her daughter committed suicide.
Charges have been dropped against two teenage girls who a sheriff had accused of bullying a Florida classmate who later committed suicide, the girls’ attorneys said Wednesday.
Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito will meet with an arbitrator this week concerning his grievance against the team.
Miami Dolphins offensive tackle Jonathan Martin was meeting with independent investigator Ted Wells Friday to discuss what the player believes was harassment at the hands of teammates, including suspended guard Richie Incognito.
Poking fun at the Miami Dolphin’s bullying drama, involving teammates Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito, has made the NFL franchise a bigger laughingstock than the other two Florida NFL teams that are in last place.
Miami Dolphin Richie Incognito has broken his silence. Incognito sat down for an exclusive interview with Fox Sports which aired Sunday.
We should be disgusted by anyone who condones Incognito, excuses Incognito or ignores Incognito. We should be disgusted by anyone who blames Martin, teases Martin or trivializes Martin.
While the league investigates the Miami Dolphins harassment case, the NFL Players Association said it will insist on a fair investigation for all those involved,including suspended guard Richie Incognito.