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Richie Incognito will never play as a Miami Dolphin again

After reports of racially tinged messages to teammate Jonathan Martin, Richie Incognito has been axed from the Dolphins.
Posted By Caroline Lee   |   Nov. 4, 2013 at 4:33 PM   |   Comments

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(UPI) -- Already indefinitely suspended from the Miami Dolphins, it seems Richie Incognito may never again put on the teal and orange.

Incognito was suspended after allegations surfaced that he had sent threatening and racist messages to teammate Jonathan Martin. Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reported those allegations have been confirmed, as the club has been presented with the voicemails.

"He's done," a ranking club source told Salguero. "There are procedures in place and everyone wants to be fair. The NFL is involved. But from a club perspective he'll never play another game here."

Incognito allegedly sent Martin a number of anonymous text messages and voicemails that were so threatening that Martin took a leave of absence for his emotional and mental health, missing practices and games for the Dolphins.


There are several instances of threats as well, sources said, and overall disturbing exchanges, including one in which Incognito refers to defecating in Martin's mouth.



Incognito also made threatening comments about tracking down Martin's family members and harming them, according to reports.

Incognito has not yet defended himself against the claims as he awaits his full NFL review. Salguero reported that regardless of the investigation, Incognito will not be welcome in the Miami locker room and will not play for the team.

Incognito will be an unrestricted free agent after this year, so the team will not have to officially cut him. Instead, they could deactivate him or continue his suspension through the remainder of the season.

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