Teammates Bullied Dolphins Lineman, Paul Weiss Report Says

Law360, New York (February 14, 2014, 4:33 PM EST) -- Harassment and bullying by a trio of more senior football players contributed to Miami Dolphins starting offensive lineman Jonathan Martin's decision to leave the team in October, according to a report released Friday by Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP.

National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell retained Paul Weiss partner Ted Wells to investigate and draft a report, after allegations that Martin's abrupt, mid-season departure from the team had been due to his teammates' bullying made headlines.

The law firm's 140-page report — prepared with...
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