Video: Bullying in the NFL — or extortion?
posted at 12:01 pm on November 4, 2013 by Ed Morrissey
The NFL has issues, all right, but is bullying among them? In this CNN report over the suspension of a Miami Dolphins veteran, the allegations sound more like extortion, to the tune of $15,000 allegedly demanded from Jonathan Martin to pay for a Vegas trip on which he was not invited. Former NFL running back Jamal Anderson says that hazing happens on every level of football, but he’s never heard of anything like this:
If this is true — and it’s far from being substantiated at the moment — this isn’t really a bullying case, but something more serious.
Update: The CNN video stopped working, but the reloaded code seems to have fixed it.
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