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Richie Incognito tweets "I'm done"

11 April 2018

Incognito told Vic Carucci of the Buffalo News that his reason for retiring is medical. "I just want to be in the Hall of Fame", Incognito said.

Listen to WYRK at Work with Brett Alan, weekdays from 10am-3pm on Buffalo's New Country 106.5 WYRK! Incognito texted the Associated Press, saying he's "done" amid reports he is considering retirement after 11 National Football League seasons.

Incognito sat out the 2014 season and then returned to Buffalo, where he has been a stout offensive line presence since.

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Incognito's recent pay cut reduced his base salary from $6.3 million to $3.7 million, but he received a $1 million bonus as part of the restructure.

After agreeing to the terms of the restructured deal, Incognito last week posted a message on his official Twitter account, indicating he was terminating his relationship with Athletes First, the agency that represented him. My liver and kidneys are shutting down. "It's been a long career", Incognito said, according to Carucci. Went to the doctor. The stress is killing me.

BC-FBN-Bills-Incognito, 4th Ld-Writethru, 659Bills guard Richie Incognito set to retire after 11 seasonsAP Photo NY161, NY160, NY159Eds: Updates with NFLPA announcing Incognito has informed union of his plans to retire. "And I said, 'Listen, I'm just doing what I love and that's playing football.' So that's why I'm done".

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That launched an inquiry that lasted months by NFL-appointed investigator Ted Wells, who determined that Pouncey, Incognito and Jerry engaged in a pattern of abuse.

Incognito earned three of his four Pro Bowl selections in Buffalo, and was considered among the Bills team leaders.

The Bills traded left tackle Cordy Glenn to the Cincinnati Bengals, and center Eric Wood retired.

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