In the wake of the Dolphins’ bullying scandal, Miami coach Joe Philbin has pledged to improve the workplace culture. That includes spending more time in the locker room himself.
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.
At this point fans might think the Miami Dolphins have had enough of Jonathan Martin, but that’s not the case according to CBSSports.com’s Jason LaCanfora.
Even by the pro athlete’s subterranean standards, the Ray Rice video was shocking. He made no effort to heal or cradle or care for his unconscious fiancee.
An intense Joe Philbin met the media in Indianapolis gathered for the annual Scouting Combine and finally addressed the aftermath of the Ted Wells report that showed his players were harassing each other and other staffers.
While Miami Dolphins players and at least one coach were highly criticized in the Ted Wells report on the harassment by teammates, one person who escaped much blame from Wells was head coach Joe Philbin. But that doesn’t mean Philbin has escaped the tarnish of the scandal.
After a weekend to digest the entire Ted Wells report, the Miami Dolphins and the National Football League are the next two entities expected to make decisions about several of the people named in the report.
The Miami Dolphins lifted a suspension against offensive linemen Richie Incognito on Tuesday.
Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin broke his silence about the alleged harassment he received from teammates, but there’s also an unresolved issue based on the story he told to former NFL coach Tony Dungy, now an analyst for NBC.
The Miami Dolphins formally introduced the team’s new general manager Dennis Hickey to the media Tuesday and owner Stephen Ross made it clear multiple times that Hickey was chosen in large part due to his ability to work with the current staff.