No. 3. The ugly chapter of Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito
( Jim Rassol / Sun Sentinel / October 6, 2013 )
The phone call came late on a Sunday night -- "Did you hear about Jonathan Martin?" the voice said -- and this Dolphins season was never the same. Accusations. Headlines. A racial slur. The firestorm blew national.
While Dolphins players begged for patience from a hyperventilating media, the team fanned the issue by suspending Incognito and owner Steve Ross labeling the incident, "appalling" and a "nightmare."
And what happened? We still don't know everything. NFL investigator Ted Wells continues to sort it out as 2013 moves into 2014