The Miami Dolphins have suspended indefinitely Richie Incognito on Nov. 4 while the team and the NFL investigate his role in the departure of teammate and fellow offensive lineman Jonathan Martin. Incognito is considered to be the primary reason that Martin left the Dolphins because of his mistreatment of Martin, who is in second year out of Stanford.
Adam Schefter of ESPN released a transcript of a voicemail that Incognito left for Martin, which included racial slurs and derogatory remarks. According to the Miami Herald, Incognito’s time with the Dolphins might be coming to an end:
"He's done," a team source told the newspaper. "There are procedures in place, and everyone wants to be fair. The NFL is involved. But from a club perspective he'll never play another game here."
Martin initially left the team last week because he was unhappy with the way he was being treated, but the cause for his departure was unknown. The Dolphins initially claimed to have no details in this ordeal, but now they know Incognito was the primary person involved.
Rookie hazing is normal in the NFL, but Incognito definitely crossed the line and this is not the first time he has gotten in trouble in the NFL. He has had problems with other players and coaches in the past. Although Incognito is receiving most of the blame, there might be other players involved in this saga.
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