Friday Morning Blitz: Jonathan Martin’s lawyer issues a statement

NFL: Buffalo Bills at Miami DolphinsAs has been the case for the past few days, news around the NFL on Thursday was dominated by the latest details with the situation involving Jonathan Martin, Richie Incognito and the Miami Dolphins.

On Thursday night, David Cornwall, attorney for Martin, released a statement on behalf of his client. Cornwall explained that his client has endured harassment (both verbal and physical) from Incognito and others, and then went on to defend his clients toughness.

Martin’s lawyer did not elaborate on the nature of the alleged physical attack, but the NFL is performing a full investigation and given the media attention on this case, more details are likely to emerge in the coming days.

Other new details on the story:

Sounds like this story won’t be dying down anytime soon. Ian Rapoport reported on Thursday night that “more evidence is coming,” from both Martin’s and Incognito’s camps, with one source likening the situation to a game of poker.

Other news:

Kristine Reese is the NFL editor for Aerys Sports. You can follow her on Twitter @KristineReese.

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