Apparently, when new Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan spoke during his introductory press conference in January of his desire to " build a bully " with the Bills, he wasn't being metaphorical. But because this is an industry with so many unpredictable variables, there's no formula we can use to definitively conclude whether the risk outweighs the potential reward or vice versa. Do Incognito's skills outweigh the potential damage he could cause as a man who has historically been a nuisance within NCAA and NFL dressing rooms, as well as the negative publicity his signing will inevitably bring to Buffalo? This isn't the first time a team has taken a chance on a player who has a tarnished reputation due to poor behavior off the field. You may recall that this very same Bills team signed the troubled Terrell Owens only six years ago. That same year, the Philadelphia Eagles signed Michael Vick out of prison. Adam Jones is still gainfully employed, and Santonio Holmes keeps getting opportunities.
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The final week of the regular season is upon us. Here is a full tally of the official injury report and gameday designations for all 16 Sunday games. Week 16 of the season is upon us. Here is a full tally of the official injury report and gameday designations for all 15 games this weekend.
Absolutely not" — and denied allegations that he threatened to shoot staff members at the Messingers Funeral Home in Scottsdale, Arizona — "I never thought about using the guns one bit. In August , as arrangements were being made for his father's funeral, Incognito became "upset with staff and began to damage property inside the business and shout at employees," according to Scottsdale police. Incognito told police that he wanted his father's head cut off for research purposes. Witnesses told police that Incognito was supposed to sign cremation papers, but initially was unwilling to cooperate. Instead, Incognito walked through the funeral home punching caskets and throwing things. You couple in the days not sleeping, then the heavy marijuana use, plus the drinking. All that is a recipe for disaster for a person like myself. Incognito went out to his truck, where he had two handguns, three rifles, four magazines and a silencer. At this point, an employee placed a call with police.
Aug 3, As we inch closer to Week 1, I am now profiling every player on the Raiders roster. Today we profile one of the big guys on the Raiders, left guard Richie Incognito. Most franchises in the NFL would want to stay away from controversy as much as possible. Incognito is a man, unlike his name suggests, does not remain hidden. He was eventually reinstated early in when he landed a gig at the Buffalo Bills for the following season. In April , Incognito announced his retirement due to serious health issues caused by playing football.