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ORCHARD PARK (CBSMiami/AP) — Getting a second chance is something that most people can be afforded.

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Vowing to put his troubled past behind, offensive guard Richie Incognito feels indebted to the Buffalo Bills for providing him an opportunity to revive his career and alter his reputation as a one-time bully.

While there are many things he wishes he could change, Incognito says it’s up to him to put “my best foot forward” and show how much he’s grown as a person.

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Incognito spoke Monday after the Bills opened their voluntary offseason conditioning program. It was his first public appearance in Buffalo since signing a one-year contract in February.

It also marked Incognito’s first opportunity to discuss what he learned during a 15-month stint away from football after being a central figure in the Miami Dolphins’ bullying scandal in 2013.

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