Dolphins' Jonathan Martin to speak out on bullying on TODAY

Jan. 28, 2014 at 7:21 PM ET

Video: In his first interview since leaving the Miami Dolphins, offensive lineman Jonathan Martin speaks about the alleged bullying incident and ongoing NFL investigation. Watch TODAY on Wednesday for more of Martin’s conversation with Tony Dungy.

Miami Dolphins' former offensive lineman Johnathan Martin shared his first public comments since a bullying scandal on NBC Nightly News on Tuesday, and his interview with NBC Sports analyst Tony Dungy will air on TODAY on Wednesday morning. 

Martin was at the center of a controversy when he left the team last October after accusing teammate and fellow lineman Richie Incognito of bullying him. Incognito was subsequently suspended for conduct detrimental to the team. 

“I’m a grown man. I’ve been in locker rooms. There’s vulgar language used in locker rooms,” Martin told Dungy. “One instance doesn’t bother me. It’s the persistence of it.

“I wish I would have had more tools to solve my situation, but I felt trapped, like I didn’t have a way to make it right. It came down to a point where I felt it was best just to remove myself from the situation.”

TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Jonathan Martin, Tony Dungy -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC)
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Jonathan Martin, left, speaks with Tony Dungy.

Jonathan Martin says he 'felt trapped' in Dolphins' locker room

Dungy will appear live on TODAY on Wednesday to talk about his discussion with Martin.