MIAMI -- Offensive lineman Jonathan Martin wants to return to the NFL, he said in an interview aired Wednesday where he claimed that racial, aggressive and sexually charged comments all played a role in his departure from the Miami Dolphins.
Martin, who played in college at Stanford, also said he was not the only victim of hazing in the Dolphins' locker room.
"There are other people that got it too," Martin said. "I can't say why I may have gotten more."
Martin told his side of the story to former NFL coach Tony Dungy, now an analyst for NBC, which aired portions of the interview Tuesday and Wednesday. Dungy is part of a committee assigned by Dolphins owner Stephen Ross to review the team's code of conduct, and said on NBC's "Today" show that he has spoken with three general managers who believe Martin will have the chance to play again.
"They all said he's a good player. He'll get an opportunity," Dungy said. "But they're all afraid of the scrutiny that comes with it. He's got to get to the right environment, not a place like the Miami locker room was."
Among the allegations Martin made in his interview with Dungy:
"I have no problem with the normal hazing that you see in the NFL, get a haircut, stuff like that, little pranks," Martin said. "But of a personal, attacking nature, I don't think there's any place for that."
Martin left the Dolphins in October amid allegations he was harassed by teammates, including Incognito.