By BILL PLASCHKEhttp://www.miamiherald.com/2013/11/12/3 ... phins.html
Los Angeles Times
LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES-At the first sign of a real fight, when forced to publicly defend their actions, with lights shining on their warped culture, the bullies did what bullies always do.
The bullies curled up, covered up and quit.
This week, on one of the most delightful nights in the history of "Monday Night Football," the vulgar and abusive locker-room culture fostered by the Miami Dolphins was rendered appropriately incognito by the winless Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a 22-19 shaming.
Did you see it? Did you find yourself cheering every time some sweating and panicked Dolphins offensive lineman was steamrollered? Did you find yourself gloating at the sight of Dolphins Coach and enabler Joe Philbin looking pale and alone on the sideline while his team was being torn to shreds in front of him?
As usual, the phony tough guys had the first word. The Dolphins players and many others around the league openly backed Incognito and criticized Martin for not fighting back. ...
Then, for more than three splendid hours filled with wondrous symbolism, the bullies were bullied. ...