Beatrice football camp, 6/21

Richie Incognito, a former Husker offensive lineman who now plays for the Buffalo Bills, talks with campers during a clinic Wednesday at Beatrice High School.

Richie Incognito is back in the NFL. 

The former Nebraska offensive lineman, who's had a successful but also tumultuous run in the NFL for more than a decade, is signing a one-year deal with the Oakland Raiders, according to an NFL Network report.

Incognito, 35, hasn't played since 2017 and appeared to be done when he was placed on the reserved/retired list by the Buffalo Bills in April 2018. Shortly after that designation, Incognito wanted to forgo retirement, but then didn't show up to training camp and was released. 

The four-time Pro Bowler has had his share of problems in the league — from a 2013 investigation into bullying when he was with the Dolphins to other run-ins with the police and the NFL — but he's also been a productive player when he's been on the field. 

Incognito, a New Jersey native, played for Nebraska in 2001-04 before transferring to Oregon, where he never actually played. He was then a third-round draft pick of the St. Louis Rams in 2005. 

Contact the writer at pgabriel@journalstar.com or 402-473-7439. On Twitter @HuskerExtraPG.


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Parker joined the Journal Star as the University of Nebraska football beat writer in August 2017. He previously covered Montana State athletics for the Bozeman Daily Chronicle and graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 2012.

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