- Associated Press - Monday, November 11, 2013

MIAMI (AP) - In a state where the two other NFL teams are in last place, the Miami Dolphins are the biggest laughingstock of all.

They’ve become the butt of jokes by late-night comedians, a bad sign for an already floundering franchise. Such quipsters as Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert weighed in on Comedy Central after the Dolphins‘ bullying scandal struck a national nerve.

While the NFL is serious about investigating tackle Jonathan Martin’s allegations of daily harassment by teammates, including Incognito, others are laughing at the dysfunctional Dolphins like never before. That’s saying something for a team that has endured four consecutive losing seasons and hasn’t won a playoff game since 2000.

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