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. 

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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. 

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