Don Jones apologizes for tweet

Updated: May 12, 2014, 1:17 PM ET
By James Walker | ESPN.com

MIAMI -- The Miami Dolphins have fined second-year defensive back Don Jones an undisclosed amount and excused him from the team following critical remarks toward Michael Sam, who this weekend became the first openly gay athlete drafted by an NFL team.

Jones took to Twitter on Saturday soon after Sam was drafted and tweeted "OMG" and "horrible." He later deleted the tweets.

He met with Dolphins brass about his comments Sunday, before the team ruled on his punishment. He must ...

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