Even by the pro athlete’s subterranean standards, the Ray Rice video was shocking. He made no effort to heal or cradle or care for his unconscious fiancee.
Lots of big-time stories are going around as the 2013 NFL year is entering the final month of the regular season, and there is a lot more going on than just the playoff races. Those things include a Dolphin being done, a coach getting a hefty fine, and a Seahawk having a short return.
We should be disgusted by anyone who condones Incognito, excuses Incognito or ignores Incognito. We should be disgusted by anyone who blames Martin, teases Martin or trivializes Martin.
While the weekend’s action brought about a lot of rare occurrences and big-time happenings, there were also a number of situations that turned rather ugly. If there is an NFL weekend that includes a complaint filed against one’s own team, a player entering rehab, and a starting quarterback getting injured, then it’s not the best weekend in the world.
Guard Richie Incognito has been suspected indefinitely by the Miami Dolphins after allegations surfaced about his suspected bullying of teammate and former Harvard-Westlake student Jonathan Martin.
The NFL is filled with every type of emotion imaginable, but sometimes, there are those emotions that just take over and get to the forefront. At times, anger can take over an NFL player and it can just get to be too much for someone to take.
The Miami Dolphins have taken Stanford offensive tackle Jonathan Martin in the second round of the NFL draft.
Jonathan Martin goes only by “Moose” on campus. That’s the way the big, burly left tackle introduces himself and even some of his Stanford professors refer to him by that moniker.