Martin sent Incognito a 'murder' meme

Watch the extended version of Jay Glazer's exclusive interview with Richie Incognito.
Watch the extended version of Jay Glazer's exclusive interview with Richie Incognito.
Share This Story

Sam Gardner

Sam Gardner is a general assignment writer for Originally from Orlando, Fla., he previously covered the Orlando Magic for FOX Sports Florida and has also covered the NBA Finals, Stanley Cup Finals and MLB playoffs. Follow him on Twitter.


In his interview with Jay Glazer on "FOX NFL Sunday," Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito responded to claims that he had bullied teammate Jonathan Martin by offering up a new claim of his own that Martin himself had sent threatening messages during their communications over the past few months.

The eighth-year vet then highlighted one text message in particular, stating that a week before "all this went down" he received a text from the rookie Martin that said, "I will murder your whole effing family."

Incognito suggested that this added some background to the type of relationship the two had, seemingly implying that his texts — which included racial epithets and threats against Martin and his family — were just par for the course.

"Did I think Jonathan would murder my family? Not one bit," Incognito said. "I knew it was coming from a brother, coming from a friend, coming from a teammate. That puts into context how we communicate with each other."

But then Martin’s attorney, David Cornwell, provided even more context, taking to Twitter on Sunday afternoon to share what he says was the text Incognito was referring to:

The photo is a take on a popular Internet meme.

Tagged: Dolphins, Richie Incognito, Jonathan Martin

More Stories From Sam Gardner

Member Comments

Please note by clicking on "Post comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Use and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be Polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator.

powered by

NFL Videos

Best Person in Sports: Keenan Lewis Posted: Jul 15, 2014
Saints CB Keenan Lewis hosts a back-to-school event, giving children medical ser...

NFL Roundtable: New York Jets Posted: Jul 14, 2014
They're a team with plenty to prove and a roster of players primed to get it don...

NFL Roundtable: Detroit Lions Posted: Jul 11, 2014
A team with so many weapons, is this the season that the Lions put together and ...

More Than Sports on MSN