Special Counsel to Investigate NFL Bullying Scandal

Hazing reportedly drove Former Dolphins player John Martin to seek help.
2:33 | 11/07/13

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Wein with the new developments in the nfl hazing case. A special council set to dig into the allegations of the hazing case. And matt gutman is there with the very latest. Good morning, matt. Reporter: Good morning. Investigators essentially being brought in to act as a referee, to make the call between two vastly different narratives. One, jonathan martin simply calling foul about something that is fair play in the nfl? Or was he so brutally bullied that it drove him to a mental breakdown? Miami dolphins lineman, jonathan martin, said he was so mercilessly bullied, he had to check into the hospital last week. His coach rushing to his bedside around midnight. According to espn, even then, martin didn't mention hazing as a cause of his breakdown. The dolphins head coach has been adamant and consistent, that never once has jonathan martin come to him and said, I've got a problem. I'm being harassed. I'm being bullied. And in fact, when he visited martin in the hospital, it never came up. Reporter: Martin is now in california with his family. His father telling omg insider -- he's a strong man. He's doing fine. Reporter: As for richie incogni incognito, the suspended lineman accused of harassing and threatening martin, but also calling him the "n" word, dolphins seem to be closing ranks around him. I saw him being a great teammate. They're always playing around. Reporter: And this instagram picture seems to show the pair of 300-pounders as fast friends. They not only flew side-by-side, but stood shoulder-to-shoulder on the offensive line. Overnight, reports surfaced that martin talked to teammates about quitting football, even before checking himself into the hospital. Some players assigning part of the blame on martin. Saying, he should have been tougher. Absolutely. These are 100% wrong. At the same time, jonathan martin is a 6'4", 320-pound man. At some point in time, you have to stand your ground as an individual. Reporter: Questioning his toughness, coaching allegedly spurning incognito to toughen him up. Jonathan martin came in here and worked hard every day. Reporter: One solution, a lot of folks around the league have been talking about, apparently even within the dolphins organization, that all this could have been averted, had martin decked incognito. That's one solution. Matt, thanks very much. To wall street, now, where the stock market set another

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