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The conclusions of the Martin-Incognito report are not simple

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The Martin-Incognito mess in Miami, it turns out, comes down to a matter of percentages.

How much do we blame Jonathan Martin’s sudden departure from the Dolphins in late October to the abhorrent verbal abuse laid on him by ringleader Richie Incognito and his vile wingmen, Mike Pouncey and John Jerry?

How much do we blame Martin’s own insecurities, drug/alcohol dependence and previous mental health issues for his condition? How do we weigh the toll that his poor play in his 1 ½ years in the NFL had on his mental condition? And how much do we blame the Dolphins’ coaches and the culture in the locker room for letting this fester?

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