Dolphins veterans use rookies 'as ATMs', per report

Stew Milne-USA TODAY Sports

Jonathan Martin was reportedly not the only young player facing harassment from veterans.

Word continues to spread that all is not well with the Miami Dolphins. Offensive tackle Jonathan Martin left the team indefinitely after reports of bullying and harassment from the veterans, but it seems he wasn't the only one. Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald is reporting that veterans are using younger players as "ATMs", charging them exorbitant amounts for dinners despite rookies making the smallest salaries in the league.

Veteran players buying outlandish dinners and sticking rookies with the tab is nothing new in the NFL, but the Martin situation started to shine a brighter light on the culture of hazing in football. Martin left the Dolphins last week after having an emotional breakdown in the team cafeteria. Richie Incognito has been linked to the reports of bullying, but has denied any involvement in Martin's situation.

The Dolphins placed Martin on the non-football injury list and he is reportedly seeking treatment.

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