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Report: Richie Incognito Visiting With Bucs

Richie Incognito is reportedly making his first visit to an NFL facility since a well documented bullying scandal in Miami



    Report: Richie Incognito Visiting With Bucs
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    Richie Incognito has been out of football since the bullying scandal

    Richie Incognito could be making his return to the National Football League as he is set to meet with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday, according to ESPN.

    Incognito has been on the outside looking in since he was suspended by the Miami Dolphins last November for taking part in a bullying scandal. The highly publicized matter put a dark cloud over the season for the Dolphins. In the end, Incognito's suspension was labeled as being for conduct detrimental to the team.

    The suspension itself was lifted on February 4, but with Incognito a free agent at season's end, his time in Miami had come to an end.

    Until Monday's scheduled meeting in Tampa Bay, Incognito's name had not been seen or heard much in recent months. It's not a guarantee that Tampa Bay brings Incognito on board but it is considered a possibility.

    Incognito played for parts of four seasons in Miami and there is a decent chance that he would still be with the team on a new contract if not for the scandal. The guard did a good job while with Miami and even earned a Pro Bowl appearance in 2012.

    Also in 2012, Incognito would pick up another honor. The Pro Football Writers Association in South Florida voted him as the "Good Guy Award" winner. This award is given to the player that is considered to help the media the most.

    While Incognito prepares to move into his next chapter, another former Dolphin right in the mix of the scandal continues to make his own headlines. Jonathan Martin has started in all three preseason games for the San Francisco 49ers and could end up being a starter in week one. 

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