The NFL Players Assn. weighed in Tuesday on the alleged bullying case involving Miami Dolphins offensive linemen Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito, saying it will "insist on a fair investigation" by the NFL.
Incognito is accused of harassing Martin, including a threatening chain of racially charged voice-mails and text messages.
"We expect that the NFL and its clubs create a safe and professional workplace for all players, and that owners, executives, coaches and players should set the best standards and examples," the players union said in a written statement. "It is the duty of this union to hold the clubs and teams accountable for safety and professionalism in the workplace.