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Richie Incognito thankful for second chance with Bills

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Richie Incognito could have become a footnote in NFL history as the guy who got in trouble for bullying a teammate and trainer. That might still be the case.

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But Incognito will get another chance thanks to the Buffalo Bills, who signed Incognito to a one-year deal in February. At the start of offseason workouts, Incognito told reporters he had learned from his mistakes.

"There were a lot of things said and done that I wish I could change," Incognito said Monday, according to The Associated Press. "I think I can use this situation to shed light on a sensitive subject, as well as kind of put my best foot forward and show that I have grown and have learned from this situation."

"There were some dark days where I didn't think I was ever going to play again, and it really fueled me to work hard," he added. "It really forced me to go back and really look at things and say, 'Is this still important to you? Is this still what you want?' And the answer was always a resounding, 'Yes.' "

We wouldn't exactly call this a feel-good story (seriously, read the Wells report if you think this is), but Incognito does seem to be making a sincere attempt to start over. He was a Pro Bowl guard in 2012, with plus-abilities as a run blocker.

If he can still play, he could end up as a starter with a Rex Ryan team that plans to run, run, run, then run some more in 2015.

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