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Football Player's Attorney: Was Bullied, Harassed, Not Hazed by Miami Dolphins Teammates

Offensive lineman Jonathan Martin walked out after an incident in the team cafeteria and hasn't returned to the Dolphins since

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Vulgar comments, some laced with racial epithets. A physical attack. Threats to him and his family.

All of this and more—stretched out over a season and a half—proved too much for Jonathan Martin to bear, which is why he left the Miami Dolphins last week, his lawyer said.

"Jonathan endured harassment that went far beyond the traditional locker room hazing," the attorney, David Cornwell, said in a prepared statement. "… These facts are not in dispute."