It’s been a busy offseason for the Las Vegas Raiders as the front office has done a great job building the roster. Although he hasn’t played since 2020, the franchise will surely miss Richie Incognito as the four-time NFL Pro Bowler officially announced his retirement. After a long and successful career, the veteran left guard is moving on to the next chapter of his life.
The adventurers shared a long letter Incognito wrote to announce his retirement from the league. His career began in 2006 when he was drafted by the St. Louis Rams. Since then, the veteran relinquished guard played for the Miami Dolphins and Buffalo Bills before landing with the Vegas franchise in 2019.
— Las Vegas Raiders (@Raiders) July 15, 2022
The last time Richie Incognito was on the court was in 2020, where he only played two games. After a long time away from football, the longtime veteran is retiring from the league with the Raiders. The former Pro Bowler explains the lessons football taught him along the way. He declares:
“Football taught me a strong work ethic, a drive to improve every day and a desire to keep growing. It taught me that while what you get is important, what you become is more. important. All of these lessons I’m going to take with me in the next chapter. Because today I’m officially retiring from the NFL. – Former Raiders left guard Richie Incognito.
And with that, Incognito goes off into the sunset to start his life after football. As for the Raiders, they obviously appreciate everything he’s done for the franchise. They continue without him as the team hopes to make a deep playoff run this season.