Dolphins' Jonathan Martin to speak out on bullying on TODAY

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By Scott Stump

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.”

Jonathan Martin, left, speaks with Tony Dungy.NBC / Today

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.