49ers Trade for OT Jonathan Martin
Earlier today, theSan Francisco 49ers traded a sixth-round draft pick to the Jacksonville Jaguars for quarterback Blaine Gabbert. But that wasn't the only big news coming out of the other Bay area.
Late Tuesday night, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that the 49ers were trading a conditional draft choice in exchange for Miami Dolphins offensive tackle Jonathan Martin.
Hewill reunite with 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh, his former coach at Stanford.
It was a rough year for Martin, whosays he wasbullied repeatedlybyDolphins teammate Richie Incognito. He abruptly left the team after an incident in the cafeteria, never to return.
Martin's departure and the turbulent relationship between the two made national headlines, even outside the sports realm, sparking extensive debate over bullying in the workforce.
Manywondered if Martin would ever return to football, but if he is well enough to return to football, and withthe right teammates and support system in place, this has the potential for a happy ending.