Incognito 'Shocked,' 'Betrayed' by Teammate
Dolphins lineman Richie Incognito reportedly feels “shocked” and “betrayed" by Dolphins lineman Jonathan Martin, who has accused him of repeated harassment. Incognito reportedly arrived in Los Angeles in Friday.
Martin is reportedly staying in Los Angeles and Incognito's agent is reportedly based in Orange County, though details about why Incognito was in Los Angeles have not been revealed. Martin left the team after what he has said was repeated harassment and Incognito was suspended indefinitely from the team.
“It’s probably a combination of totally blindsided and a bit betrayed,” a source told ESPN. “He’s shocked. He can’t believe this happened and thinks it probably could have been avoided":
Incognito reportedly believed he was a “tough-love older brother” to Martin, giving the player a hard time but also protecting him.
Before Incognito was suspended, he lashed out on Twitter at reports that he was the target of Martin’s claims, with Incognito demanding that his name be cleared. By Sunday night, his name was cleared from the Dolphins’ active roster.