Jonathan Martin Says He Attempted Suicide During His NFL Career

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Jonathan Martin, the former Dolphins and 49ers tackle best known for his role in the Richie Incognito scandal, wrote a Facebook post today detailing a life spent struggling with bullying and depression and his decision to walk away from football. In it, Martin—writing in the second person—says “your job leads you to attempt to kill yourself multiple times.”

Martin later shared his Facebook post on Twitter. Click through to read it:


Martin, in Panthers camp, filed his retirement papers last month while citing a back injury that would have kept him out all season.