Are You Ready for Some Hazing

The NFL hazing story featuring Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin continues to dominate the sports press. In this Sports Illustrated piece, a former teammate of both players provides what he calls: An Insider’s Story. You might not like what he says. But I bet it reflects what a lot of other players (and fans) think. “Playing football is a man’s job, and if there’s any weak link, it gets weeded out. It’s the leaders’ job on the team to take care of it.”

+ “The guys who chose not to participate and locked themselves in their room, got buckets of water thrown under their doors. The water didn’t come from the sink, but from toilets, with urine. Guys that decided not to show up, their belongings were trashed, [urinated] on, their beds, all their clothes.” Here’s a look at the hazing practice that altered one player’s career — and life.

+ From Buzzfeed: Everything that’s happened so far in the bizarre NFL bullying story.

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