Breaking News Richie Incognito is playing the “everybody does it” card to explain why he hammered Jonathan Martin with threatening, racist, and violent language — and further, he says it”s just how he and Martin talk to each other.
In his first extensive interview, Incognito — who”s been suspended for his actions — basically said players in NFL locker rooms, black and white, use the n-word freely.
Incognito admitted being “embarrassed” by the voicemail he left for his teammate … where he called him a “half n**ga” — and said he feels it”s inappropriate for him to ever use that word. Strange … since he”s also saying he does it all the time.
As for bullying Incognito told FOX NFL Insider Jay Glazer … he didn”t think this was a case of bullying … and was more “an issue of mine and Jon”s relationship, where I”ve taken stuff too far, and I didn”t know it was hurting him.”
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Incognito also shared text messages he says his “best friend” Jonathan sent him after the controversy exploded. He claims Martin said … “I don”t blame you guys. I blame some stuff in the locker room. I blame the culture. I blame what was going on around me.”
So, we gotta ask …