Another insightful conversation with Sports Illustrated’s Jim Trotter to start off our work week. While the world was waiting to see what impact, if any, the Johnathan Martin/Richie Incognito story would have on the Dolphins, we got another true nugget of information.
While this has been a surface issue of Incognito vs. Martin, we see more details of this being a team issue. Even beyond the tight knit group of offensive lineman. I’ll let Jim tell it, but this alleged story shows you how and why this team would support Incognito over Martin, without a second thought:
You catch that? Beyond Sensitivity fines, guys were actually talking about fining this kid a game check! Now tell me if this story is true, the coaching staff all the way up to Jeff Ireland isn’t up on it. Of course they are.
Trotter brings up an under discussed point about the NFL’s strategy in making this particular investigation public:
Here’s a larger chunk of the interview:
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