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Jonathan Martin to the 49ers

For a while, it seemed Jonathan Martin might not play in another NFL game. Now his return is all but certain. The San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday sent a conditional draft pick to the Miami Dolphins in exchange for the offensive lineman, who left his team last season after what investigators deemed "a pattern of harassment" by fellow offensive linemen Richie Incognito, John Jerry and Mike Pouncey. The deal reunites Martin with his former coach at Stanford, Jim Harbaugh, who stood by his former player throughout the saga. Will this revive Martin's career? What will happen with Incognito, who is a free agent?

What do you make of the 49ers trading a conditional draft pick to the Dolphins for Jonathan Martin?

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  • Will playing for the 49ers and his former college coach Jim Harbaugh revive Jonathan Martin's career?

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  • Will Richie Incognito ever play in the NFL again?

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Can Joe Philbin change Miami?

Less than a week after NFL investigator Ted Wells released his report on the Miami Dolphins' bullying scandal, we are starting to see some of the repercussions of Wells' findings. The Dolphins fired offensive line coach Jim Turner and long-time head athletic trainer Kevin O'Neill, both of whom, according to Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, exhibited "poor judgement" as noted in the report. Then, speaking at the NFL combine, Philbin said he controls the Dolphins' workplace and assured there will be changes within his team.

  • What do you make of the Dolphins firing offensive line coach Jim Turner and trainer Kevin O'Neill for their connection to the Incognito bullying scandal?

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  • Do you believe Joe Philbin did not know about the bullying of Jonathan Martin and others in the Miami locker room?

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  • Will Joe Philbin make good on his promise to create a better workplace environment this season?

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  • Should the Dolphins fire Joe Philbin?

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Report on Dolphins scandal

NFL investigator Ted Wells has released his report on the Dolphins' locker room bullying scandal, and it's not kind to Richie Incognito. Wells found that Incognito, along with linemen John Jerry and Mike Pouncey, engaged in a ''pattern of harrassment'' directed at Jonathan Martin, another Dolphins offensive lineman, and an assistant trainer. The players used racial slurs directed at the trainer and taunted Martin and the other player with homophobic name-calling and other remarks.

What do you make of the ''pattern of harassment'' in the Dolphins locker room that NFL investigator Ted Wells detailed in his report?

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  • Will Richie Incognito ever play in the NFL again?

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  • Will Jonathan Martin ever play in the NFL again?

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  • Should the Dolphins fire head coach Joe Philbin?

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  • Should the Dolphins release John Jerry and Mike Pouncey?

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Incognito blasts Martin on Twitter

If you thought the Richie Incognito-Jonathan Martin situation would fade into the ether, you thought wrong. On Wednesday, Incognito hit out at his former teammate on Twitter, saying, among other things, "the truth is going to bury you" and alleging Martin had suicidal thoughts in 2013. All involved are awaiting the results of attorney Ted Wells' investigation, and both are expected to be let go by the Miami Dolphins. What is your take?

  • What do you make of Richie Incognito's Twitter rant Wednesday?

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  • How does Richie Incognito's recent Twitter tirade affect your opinion of his situation with Jonathan Martin?

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  • Who is most to blame for the Richie Incognito/Jonathan Martin situation?

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  • Would you want your favorite team to sign Jonathan Martin or Richie Incognito?

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Richie Incognito's suspension ends

Richie Incognito's Miami Dolphins-imposed suspension ended Tuesday, after the offensive lineman spent three months away from the team in the wake of bullying and harassment allegations by Jonathan Martin. In addition to tweeting thanks to friends and family, Incognito also shared on Twitter his support for Martin. Neither is expected to play in South Florida again; Incognito is a free agent, and Martin likely will be released. Would you want either on your team?

  • Would you want your favorite team to sign Jonathan Martin or Richie Incognito?

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  • Will Jonathan Martin and/or Richie Incognito play in the NFL again?

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  • Do you believe Richie Incognito's tweet that says he supports Jonathan Martin?

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  • Was Richie Incognito treated fairly by the Dolphins?

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