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Report Describes 'Pattern of Harassment' by Miami Dolphins Players

But finds management had done little to deal with conduct by Richie Incognito, others


Embattled Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito, as well as guard John Jerry and center Mike Pouncey, "engaged in a pattern of harassment" of teammate Jonathan Martin, another unidentified young offensive lineman and a member of the team's athletic training staff, according to a 140-page report released by attorney Ted Wells' office Friday morning.

The harassment contributed to Martin's departure from the team in October, but those teammates "did not intend to drive Martin from the team or cause him lasting emotional injury, the report said.

"Moreoever, however offensive much of the conduct discussed in this Report may have been," the report read, "it appears that the Dolphins' rules of workplace behavior were not fully appreciated and, with respect to at least some of their actions, Incognito and his teammates may not have been clearly notified that they were crossing lines that would be enforced by the team with serious sanctions.