Richie Incognito Still Hoping To Resume NFL Career


Free agent G Richie Incognito tells the Associated Press that training at his home in Arizona following a strange incident at a gym that resulted in him spending three days in a mental hospital.

Incognito tells the AP that he’s still hoping to resume his NFL career and he’s appreciative of the support he received from his friends and fans.

Incognito specifically mentioned former Bills C Eric Wood as someone who has really helped him in recent years.

When I would have a dark day, he was a bright shining light that helped me through. I owe him a lot,” Incognito tells the AP.

Incognito posted the following message on his Twitter account Wednesday:

Incognito, 34, is a former third-round pick of the Rams back in 2005. He played three years for the Rams and one year for the Bills before signing on with the Dolphins in 2010.

After four years in Miami, Incognito was released and out of football for a year before securing another shot with the Bills in 2015.

Incognito was in the final year of his three-year, $15.75 million contract that included $5.45 million guaranteed and was set to make a base salary of $6.32 million for the 2018 season when he agreed to the restructured deal. The Bills released him from the retired list earlier this week.

In 2017, Incognito appeared in all 16 games for the Bills and is rated by Pro Football Focus as the No. 12 guard out of 77 qualifying players.

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