Jonathan Martin to Panthers: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

March 27, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

For the third time in four years, Jonathan Martin will be wearing a new NFL uniform. The former second-round pick has reportedly agreed to a deal with the Carolina Panthers.   
The team announced the signing on Twitter:

Panthers GM Dave Gettleman weighed in on the signing:
Martin's NFL career has been defined more by things that have happened off the field than his performance. 
After starting his first 23 games with the Miami Dolphins, Martin left the team amid a scandal in which Richie Incognito and other teammates were found to be bullying the ex-Stanford player. 
Martin found a second chance in San Francisco with the 49ers last season. It seemed like a good fit since head coach Jim Harbaugh knew him from their time together at Stanford. 
However, with Harbaugh no longer in San Francisco, the 49ers decided to move on from Martin by waiving him on March 26, as Yahoo Sports' Rand Getlin (via B/R's Matt Miller) noted...

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