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“It is not just about Richie Incognito, it’s just not about Jonathan Martin, it is about the organization as a whole, from the top down,” former NFL receiver Keyshawn Johnson said on ESPN, where he is now an analyst. “In a locker room setting, everybody has to coexist. Or you at least have to know what personalities go together. . Obviously, the Dolphins didn’t do their homework.”

Former Dolphins coach Jimmy Johnson echoed that opinion on Fox and questioned Ireland’s decision to take Martin in the second round of the 2012 draft.

“The Dolphins used a high pick on Jonathan Martin and had high expectations,” Johnson said. “Well, other teams shied away from Martin. Maybe the Dolphins should have investigated why they shied away.”

The scandal has rekindled fan ire toward Ireland, a Bill Parcells protege. Critics are quick to recall Ireland’s role in the clunky courtship of coach Jim Harbaugh in 2011, and Ireland asking Dez Bryant in a 2010 pre-draft interview if the receiver’s mother was ever a prostitute.

There also have been a multitude of questionable personnel moves, which last offseason ranged from letting Reggie Bush go to keeping Incognito.

Philbin had input in some of those decisions, and he was responsible for overseeing the locker room environment now under scrutiny.

“People are asking me how Joe Philbin could not know what was going on in that locker room,” former NFL coach Tony Dungy said in his analyst role on NBC. “Well, as a head coach, you don’t know everything. My job was to set the atmosphere up, and I counted on my leaders. So, if I said no hazing in the locker room, then it was up to Derrick Brooks, Jeff Saturday, Reggie Wayne and those types of guys to control it.”

Dungy is on a committee assigned by Ross to review the Dolphins‘ code of conduct. The committee also includes Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Don Shula, and former NFL players Dan Marino, Jason Taylor and Curtis Martin.

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