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A team in the NFL had a player arrested for Murder...

Another one won a superbowl with a guy who either committed, or knows who committed, murder...

A team set up cameras to spy on signals from other teams and in a cheating scandal...

Another team set bounties up for hurting players on other teams...

A team had their start QB accused of rape...TWICE

Another team had their QB sending naked texts to some poor woman...

Oh, by the way a team had a player break the secret code of the locker room and rat out another for his inappropriate language on a voicemail and for being a crude type guy.

Why is this news taking the national stage? I am not an Incognito defender, nor am I a Jonathon Martin defender. What I HATE seeing is the media playing such a huge role before the case is over. This seems to be the main issue with this story. It is not worse than any of the previous cases, but seems to be getting 2-3 times the national attention.

My personal opinion on this is that it is neither a black or white issue for Jonathon Martin, but a "green" issue. He is about to get a HUGE settlement from the Dolphins and the NFL and will be set for life.

It is interesting in that this story seems to cover every political landmine out there for the media. It has racial undertones. It has "bullying". It has sexual comments. Like blood in the water for sharks, the media came running to this story.

I hate it for Philbin and the other players on the team. If this is an issue and was not handled correctly, I am pretty sure it will be from now on. If it is anything else they are getting hammered and no one is even sure of all the facts. Glad that Mike and Mike or ESPN is not a judge and jury (although they seem to think of themselves as one). It is almost impossible to speak to how this story is blown out of proportion without being called: racist, a bully or any other term.

Please get here quickly Monday night and Phins take care of business. I will be on this site during the whole game with my TV on mute. I don't even want to think about what Coach Gruden will say...

This is a FanPost and does not necessarily reflect the views of The Phinsider's writers or editors. It does reflect the views of this particular fan though, which is as important as the views of The Phinsider writers or editors.

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