Jan. 28, 2014 at 7:21 PM ET
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.”
Dungy will appear live on TODAY on Wednesday to talk about his discussion with Martin.