Richie Incognito back in South Fla. for Ultra Music Festival
Updated On: Mar 27 2014 11:28:00 PM EDT
Richie Incognito arrived in South Florida on Thursday night, saying he will attend the Ultra Music Festival. It's the first time he is back in Miami since Jan. 1.
"I am here for the Ultra Music Festival," the former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman said. "You know, it's funny. I grew up around music and movies, and everything was telling me to come back here."
Before arriving at the Opa-locka airport, Incognito took to Twitter, saying he was headed home to Miami to "take in some culture at Ultra."
He told Local 10's Ross Palombo he is glad to be home.
"I feel like a part of me was missing. It's good to be home," he said.
Despite the fun last-minute trip, Incognito said he will keep a low profile.
"No appearances, no parties. I'm just home," he said.
Evaluations ordered in bullying scandal
Commissioner Roger Goodell is ordering mental evaluations of those players involved in team's bullying scandal.
Commissoner Goodell will not decide on punishment until John Jerry, Mike Pouncey, and Richie Incognito are evaluated.
Incognito is a free agent.
Jerry signed a contract with the Giants.
Pouncey remains on the Dolphins roster.
As for Jonathan Martin, who was bullied inside the Dolphins locker room, he signed a free agent deal with the San Francisco 49ers.
Report: Incognito receiving psychiatric help
It seems that Richie Incognito himself has realized that he has been acting strange as of late.
According to multiple reports, the former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman has entered a treatment facility to receive mental help.
TMZ and NFL.com's Jeff Darlington each reported that Incognito was admitted into a psychiatric care unit in Arizona late last night, but TMZ says it was not voluntary and that police filed a petition to have Incognito admitted.
Darlington tweeted that Incognito sought professional help in the "wake of severe mental stress from Wells report." TMZ added that Incognito is also struggling with stress caused by his parents' divorce.
The move comes a day after Scottsdale, Arizona police said that Incognito admitted to smashing his $300,000 Ferrari with a baseball bat.
Incognito was the main Dolphins player spotlighted in the in the Wells Report which investigated harassment and bullying allegations within the Miami locker room. Incognito followed the release of the report with Tweets calling out his former teammate Jonathan Martin and the NFL.
Incognito admits to smashing own car
Once again, Richie Incognito proves that when it comes to his actions, anything is possible.
A day after the former Dolphins' Ferrari was vandalized in front of his Arizona home, Incognito himself told police that it he did the damage.
Sgt. Mark Clark of the Scottsdale Police Department says Incognito took responsibility when police contacted him Thursday. He says police first went to Incognito's home Wednesday after being contacted by TMZ Sports and being given a photo of a black Ferrari with several dents in its hood.
Clark says further details are unavailable because no report was filed because no crime was reported and that police are done with the matter.
After being suspended and then released by the Dolphins last season for his role in locker room harassment incidents, Incognito has shown extreme volatility. Following the release of the Wells Report in which Incognito and his fellow Dolphins teammates were accused of using racist and homophobic language, Incognito used social media to go off on Jonathan Martin, the NFL and anyone else who seemed to have upset him.