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The Dolphins haven’t played since Oct. 31, when they beat Cincinnati on an overtime safety in prime time just as the scandal was beginning to build. That victory was quickly forgotten.

“We don’t hear anything about winning last week on a safety,” cornerback Brent Grimes said with a laugh. “We just went right into this. The situation stinks.”

In a locker room that was already showing signs of dissension, the situation’s potentially divisive.

“It can be,” defensive tackle Randy Starks said. “But right now we’re sticking together.”

“We’re a band of brothers,” Pouncey said. “We’re here for one thing, and that’s to play football and to win football games, and that has been our main focus since all of this has gone down.”

Players have been more vocal in their support of Incognito than Martin, but Clabo said there’s plenty of sympathy for both. It’s uncertain whether either will play again in the NFL.

“Those guys are going through a lot right now,” Clabo said. “I feel for both of them and the situation they’re in. It can’t be easy for either one of them. It’s not fun.”

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