"I'm not going to give you nothing," offensive lineman
"I'm only talking about football," center
"We have a game on Monday," defensive end
On Saturday night,
"This isn't an issue about bullying," Incognito told Fox. "This is an issue of my and John's relationship. You can ask anyone in the
"All this stuff coming out, it speaks to the culture of our locker room, it speaks to culture of our closeness, it speaks to the culture of our brotherhood. The racism, the bad words, that's what I regret most, but that's a product of the environment. That's something that we use all the time."
Without Incognito and Martin,
"The pressure this has created from a media standpoint can really cause some problems," tackle
Martin, who's in counseling for emotional issues, will discuss the case late next week with a special investigator hired by the
"Since I've been here I haven't seen anything like that," said Clabo, who joined the
Incognito has long been known for out-of-bounds behavior, including a
"We were made aware of the incident and we took immediate action," coach
Philbin declined to say why he subsequently allowed Incognito to become a member of the player leadership council.
Media interest remained high Saturday, with some 75 reporters and cameramen descending on the team complex. Half a dozen TV vans camped out across the street from the entrance, monitoring comings and goings.
Adding to the commotion was a caravan of two dozen police motorcycles that pulled into the parking ramp adjacent to the practice field. They weren't on scandal watch —
Players stretched at the start of practice to the sounds of "Me Against the World" by Tupac, a song chosen for the occasion by the players. "Stuck in the game," Tupac rapped. "No one in the world loves me. ... So no matter how hard it get, stick your chest out. Keep your head up and handle it."
"We don't hear anything about winning last week on a safety," cornerback
In a locker room that was already showing signs of dissension, the situation's potentially divisive.
"It can be," defensive tackle
"We're a band of brothers," Pouncey said. "We're here for one thing, and that's to play football and to win football games, and that has been our main focus since all of this has gone down."
Players have been more vocal in their support of Incognito than Martin, but Clabo said there's plenty of sympathy for both. It's uncertain whether either will play again in the
"Those guys are going through a lot right now," Clabo said. "I feel for both of them and the situation they're in. It can't be easy for either one of them. It's not fun."