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Dolphins Owner Speaks About Bullying Controversy

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Miami Dolphins owner, Stephen Ross, is speaking out about the bullying scandal surrounding his team.

He promises changes will be made. Dolphins' owner Stephen Ross called the situation with Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin "appalling" and a "nightmare."

He says he is ready to clean up the locker room culture

Just hours before the Dolphins were set to play a Monday Night Football game, Ross addressed the bullying controversy. He apologized to fans, and expressed support for Martin. However, instead of rushing to make a decision on Incognito's future with the team, Ross is waiting to hear all the facts.

"We want to get to the bottom of it; we want to hear what the real facts are. There's been so much said and done to date that I don't think anybody really knows what has happened," Ross said.

Ross also said he is organizing a five-man committee to help create a new code of conduct in the locker room. Former players Dan Marino, Curtis Martin, and Jason Taylor will be included, as well as former Dolphins coach Don Shula, and former Buccaneers and Colts coach Tony Dungy.

Ross is expected to meet with Jonathan Martin tomorrow to hear his side of the story.

Richie Incognito remains suspended. Ross threw his full support behind his head coach, saying: "I have total, utmost confidence in Joe Philbin as our coach."

As for embattled general manager Jeff Ireland? His name was barely mentioned.

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