Report: Coaches asked Incognito to toughen Martin up

New twist in Dolphins bullying scandal


DAVIE, Fla. – There's a new twist in the Dolphins bullying scandal.

The Sun-Sentinel reports that the Dolphins coaches did not tell Richie Incognito to bully Jonathan Martin, but they did ask him to help "toughen up" his fellow offensive lineman.

The report did not name specific members of the Miami coaching staff.

In a news conference on Monday, head coach Joe Philbin took responsibility for the workplace atmosphere at Dolphins camp.

Right now, Incognito is serving an indefinite suspension from the team.

Martin is undergoing mental treatment in California.

Philbin is preparing for the Dolphins Monday night game against the Bucs.

The NFL is currently investigating the bullying accusations.

The Dolphins have pledged their full cooperation.

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