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Richie Incognito admitted to psychiatric unit

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Yesterday we reported the news that Richie Incognito's car had been attacked by a baseball bat. 

It then emerged that it was Incognito who took the weapon to his own car, as police confirmed the violence was perpetrated by the owner of the vehicle.

Well now the former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman has apparently been checked into a psychiatric care unit in Arizona, according to TMZ.

According to the report, Incognito did not voluntarily take himself to the centre and instead it was Scottsdale PD that filled out a petition to have Incognito admitted to the facility.

This is just the latest in the fallout of the Jonathan Martin scandal in which Incognito bullied his teammate to the extent of Martin having to actually quit the team.

Incognito is now officially a free agent after being let go by the Dolphins following the publication of the Ted Wells report in which Incognito comes across as a schizophrenic with obvious anger issues.

Richie's behaviour had become increasingly erratic and he described the destruction of his $300,000 car yesterday as a "work of art" and that "the Ferrari is going to be for sale through my mission which is helping the brotherhood, whatever brotherhood it is.”

Later in their piece, TMZ say that they spoke to "several people close to Incognito" who told them they've been very concerned about him in recent days and were "hoping he would get help."

Incognito is now getting that help, despite it not being his choice.

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