DAVIE, Fla. – Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey has heard from management regarding a tweet he sent that joked about hazing the team's first-round draft pick.
The jest fell flat in the wake of the Dolphins' 2013 bullying scandal, in which Pouncey was implicated.
The Dolphins took Tennessee tackle Ja'Wuan James with the 19th overall choice Thursday.
"Great pick! I can't wait for our gifts he's getting us lol," Pouncey tweeted.
Pressure on tackle Jonathan Martin to give other linemen gifts was part of an alleged pattern of harassment in the bullying scandal.
On Friday, general manager Dennis Hickey said he cleared the air with Pouncey. Hickey said lighthearted jokes on social media can be taken out of context, and players need to make good choices about what they say.
AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and http://twitter.com/AP_NFL