The Stanford Prison And Why The Miami Dolphins Weren’t Just “Boys Being Boys”

Sports and Society Administrator November 8, 2013 0

By Lee Igel & Arthur Caplan | November 6, 2013

New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle has an, um, interesting take on the bullying that Richie Incognito allegedly dished out to his Miami Dolphins teammate, Jonathan Martin. Addressing the situation during his weekly spot on WFAN Radio in New York City, Rolle said that he felt Incognito was absolutely in the wrong, but that “the other guy is just as much to blame because he’s allowed it to happen.” Rolle also said that he would never allow himself to get into a situation like Martin’s because “at this level, you’re a man. You’re not a little boy. You’re not a freshman in college.” Then, he added that he hopes Martin can “bounce back and recover from all that has happened and understand it, and take awareness of, you know, that, you’re a grown-ass man.” With that kind of insight, Rolle, a nine-year veteran, seems to know plenty about what it takes to go to work in the NFL. But anyone listening to his comments would be forgiven for thinking Rolle was defending the right of one adult to harass another in the workplace.

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