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It was a slow NFL news day ... and then Richie Incognito hopped on twitter

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Yikes.

Richie Incognito disclosed on twitter that Jonathan Martin thought about killing himself in May, 2013.
Richie Incognito disclosed on twitter that Jonathan Martin thought about killing himself in May, 2013.
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Something got into Richie Incognito today.

Maybe he knows something the rest of us don't pertaining to the soon-to-be-released Ted Wells report, because he unleashed a barrage of tweets aimed at former teammate Jonathan Martin.

For any of you that lived under a rock for the past year, Martin left the Miami Dolphins mid-season and later alleged it was because he was bullied by Incognito in the locker room. The aforementioned Wells was hired by the NFL to investigate the matter and is supposed to release his findings at some point in the near future.

Incognito only recently re-joined social media after a suspension he agreed to with the NFL was lifted. And on Wednesday, he started dropping bombs.






Yeah, yeah, yeah. We get it. Martin got heated, left and needed someone to blame — according to Incognito's side of the story. With a series of texts Incognito and Martin wrote to each other released recently, it does seem Incognito wasn't the bully he was initially made out to be. Perhaps he was given a heads up about the Wells report and felt like it was free reign to trash his former friend on social media.

If he feels the need to release some anger on Martin, I'm all for it.

But then this happened:


There are some things you just don't disclose to the public, regardless of much you hate a particular person. Trivializing suicidal thoughts as a sign of weakness doesn't do anyone any favors, especially for those that deal with depression on a daily basis.

He may hate, loathe and despise Martin with all of his heart. He likely has an incredibly great reason for those feelings. But some things are better left unsaid.

Even in what's become a bizarre, circus act of a sideshow, this was the lowest of blows thrown.