MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – Former Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito made his first public comments Tuesday since undergoing treatment after the team’s bullying scandal and a bizarre incident where he smashed up his Ferrari.
“I missed you guys,” Incognito told his more than 93,000 Twitter followers. “Thanks goes out to my family and friends for the tremendous amount of support.”READ MORE: Miami-Dade Police Confirm Shooting Death Of Rapper Wavy Navy Pooh Near Zoo Miami
While the specific type of treatment wasn’t revealed, Incognito has previously spoken about battling anger issues and mental illness in the past.
Incognito’s name will forever be linked with the bullying scandal and offensive tackle Jonathan Martin. The former Dolphins tackle accused Incognito of bullying him and those accusations were confirmed in an independent report conducted for the National Football League.READ MORE: Tornado Watch In Effect: Severe Weather Sunday In South Florida
The Dolphins have moved on from both players by not re-signing Incognito and trading Martin to the San Francisco 49ers.
Incognito said he does want to restart his career in the National Football League. Before the bullying scandal, Incognito was an above-average guard for the Dolphins. He’ll likely find work again because offensive linemen are always a hot commodity in the NFL.MORE NEWS: Teen Shot In NW Miami-Dade After Fleeing From Vehicle Officers Tried Stopping
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