Richie Incognito held for involuntary psychiatric evaluation in Boca Raton

Annette Crawford
May 26, 2018

According to TMZ, Incognito threw a tennis ball at the other man, then threw a dumbbell at him. After officers informed him the behavior he was showing could pose as a threat to himself or others, Incognito asked a nearby gym-goer to call the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He told the dispatcher Incognito, who was dressed in shorts and no shirt, was trying to hit him as they talked.

"I care about all of our players and I'm concerned about all of our players", McDermott said.

"The next thing I know, I'm nailed by a tennis ball", Mark said.

"I'm running NSA class level 3 documents through my phone", Incognito told Brown, saying he couldn't have anyone with Bluetooth capability near him.

When police asked Incognito what he was talking about, Incognito said he couldn't tell them because they didn't have high enough clearance, according to the report.

'I'm thankful I didn't get hurt.

The Bills released Incognito on Monday, at his request.


'I just want him to get help, ' Mark said.

The report also states that Incognito took the over-the-counter supplement "Shroom Tech", his hands were shaking, his speech was erratic and that he would "suddenly jump up and move locations without warning". "I've reached out. I hope he's doing well".

Incognito was not arrested, but authorities invoked the Baker Act, a Florida law that allows for people to be held against their will for mental-health treatment if they are deemed to be a danger to themselves or others.

Incognito announced earlier this year that he was retiring from football after 11 seasons, the last three with Buffalo. He signed with the Miami Dolphins in 2010 and was one of the central figures in the Jonathan Martin bullying scandal in 2013.

The retirement came after Incognito and the Bills agreed to a renegotiated contract in March that included a $1.7 million pay cut in 2018, which would have been the past year of his contract.

The Bills reacted to Incognito's stated intentions by placing him on their reserve/retired list, but he reportedly began feeling that he wanted to play again once teams began offseason training sessions.

Incognito was suspended and eventually dropped from the Dolphins.

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