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Acknowledging he “didn’t get it right” with a two-game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties for players accused of domestic violence, including six weeks for a first offense and at least a year for a second.
Former University of Miami standout tackle Eric Winston was elected the new president of the National Football League Players Association Wednesday.
A person familiar with the situation says embattled former Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito is receiving treatment in the wake of the team’s bullying scandal.
While guard Richie Incognito is no longer a headache for the Miami Dolphins or its fans, the National Football League still has yet to weigh in on how it will discipline Incognito for his actions while a member of the Dolphins.
Now that the NFL knows the scope of the racially charged Miami Dolphins bullying scandal, the league has been left to grapple with what its next steps should be.
Independent investigator Ted Wells remained in Miami Wednesday as he continued to conduct interviews with Miami Dolphins players and staffers over the harassment alleged by tackle Jonathan Martin.
The Miami Dolphins have asked for a delay for the grievance hearing of suspended left guard Richie Incognito, according to ESPN.com.
Suspended Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito reportedly held offensive line meetings at a South Florida strip club and would fine any lineman who didn’t show up, according to a report from National Football Post.
The bizarre situation surrounding the Miami Dolphins, Richie Incognito, and Jonathan Martin may be about to take a more litigious turn.
The ongoing Richie Incognito/Jonathan Martin/Miami Dolphins trouble took another turn Wednesday morning when multiple reports said Incognito had been told by coaches to “toughen up” Martin. But Incognito continues to not comment on the issue.