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NFL roundup: Incognito reportedly aims grievance at Martin reps

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Suspended Miami Dolphins offensive guard Richie Incognito directed his four-page grievance against the team toward representatives of teammate Johnathan Martin, according to NFL.com.

The grievance was filed Thursday.

Incognito was suspended Nov. 3 for conduct detrimental to the team after Martin, a second-year offensive tackle, left the Dolphins Oct. 28 because of bullying and harassment from Incognito and other teammates.

The introduction of the grievance states, "If any conduct has been detrimental to the team, it is the manner in which Mr. Martin's representatives, including Mr. (David) Cornwell on behalf of his client, have elected to vilify Mr. Incognito and the entire Dolphins organization in the court of public opinion."

Incognito asked neutral arbitrator, Jonathan Marks, for an expedited hearing. It is scheduled for this Thursday in South Florida.

Incognito's grievance is an attempt to recover lost wages from his suspension, which equates to $235,294.12 per week. His base salary for the season is $4 million.

---Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey did not play Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers after spending time in a hospital because of a swollen gallbladder, NFL.com reported.

According to the report, he was in the hospital Friday.

Pouncey was listed as questionable on the team's injury report before being inactive.

---Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford became the franchise's all-time leader in passing yards during the game against Pittsburgh.

Stafford's 79-yard touchdown pass to Calvin Johnson with 10:27 left in the second quarter placed him ahead of Hall of Famer Bobby Layne.

Stafford, who is only in his fifth season, set the record with 15,782 yards on the completion. Layne had 15,710 from 1950-57.

---The New England Patriots ruled out defensive backs Alfonzo Dennard and Steve Gregory for Monday night's game against the Carolina Panthers.

Dennard has a knee injury and Gregory has an injured finger.

Also, defensive backs Kyle Arrington (groin) and Aqib Talib (hip) are listed as questionable for Monday's game after they were limited in practice
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