Jonathan Martin likely out for season, per report

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

After a emotionally charged departure from the Dolphins, Jonathan Martin doesn't anticipate playing again this season.

Jonathan Martin is likely done for the season, ESPN's Lisa Salters reports. Martin told Salters that he would like to play again, but feels that he can't return to the Miami Dolphins, which will force him to wait out the season unless the Dolphins decide to release him.

Martin left the Dolphins roughly two weeks ago, upset with alleged harassment from teammates, notably offensive line-mate Richie IncognitoThe drama surrounding Martin, Incognito and the Dolphins' locker room has since blown up into a national news story. Several Dolphins players have already come out in support of Incognito, and admonished Martin for not handling the issue internally.

Without support from teammates, Martin would have a difficult time re-integrating himself back into the Dolphins' locker room. Players on other teams have voiced support for Martin, however, so he would presumably be welcomed elsewhere.

Martin began the season as the Dolphins' starting left tackle, and as a former second-round pick he has the talent to be a solid depth player, at the very least. If he stays in shape, Martin will likely continue his career elsewhere beginning in 2014.

More from SB Nation NFL

Takeaways: Fear the Panthers! Updated playoff picture

Dr. Ali: Manning, Cutler, Locker land on injury report

Richie Incognito defends actions in interview | More on Miami's mess

Watch A.J. Green's last-second Hail Mary TD | Ravens still win in OT

Terrell Pryor reaches JaMarcus-level low point

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.