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Thursday, November 7, 2013

Dolphins Players Defend Richie Incognito

Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito (68) and tackle Jonathan Martin (71) at an NFL preseason football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Fla. Incognito has been suspended over allegations that he bullied Martin. (Wilfredo Lee/AP)

Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito (68) and tackle Jonathan Martin (71) at an NFL preseason football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Fla. Incognito has been suspended over allegations that he bullied Martin. (Wilfredo Lee/AP)

Teammates of Miami Dolphins player Richie Incognito are coming out in his defense, after the guard was suspended for alleged bullying.

Incognito’s teammate Jonathan Martin filed a complaint, and made available communications in which Incognito threatened him and used racial slurs.

Miami Herald sports reporter Adam Beasley joins Here & Now’s Robin Young with the latest.

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  • Adam Beasley, sports reporter for the Miami Herald. He tweets @AdamHBeasley.

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