Report: Richie Incognito enters rehab facility
Richie Incognito has reportedly checked into a rehab facility in Arizona. According to NFL.com’s Jeff Darlington, Incognito agreed to accept professional help after what has been a stressful few weeks for him and those close to him.
Incognito has decided to check himself into a psychiatric care unit roughly 24 hours after telling police he took a baseball bat to his own car in a fit of rage. While that story still seems unlikely given the original report we heard about his car being vandalized, it would make more sense now that he has decided to accept professional help.
A reporter from FOX 10 in Phoenix asked Incognito what happened to the car on Thursday.
“Oh that was that was just me venting, that was self expression, that’s a piece of art,” he said. “The happiest day of my life was when I got that car and now the second happiest day will be when I donate it to charity.”
Given some of the stories we have heard about Incognito and some of the videos we have seen of him acting like a maniac, you have to wonder if he could have benefited from therapy a long time ago. Better late than never, I suppose.