Richie Incognito had no temptation to revert back to his old habits with the Buffalo Bills.

Incognito had no temptation to revert to his old habits with the Bills.

Richie Incognito sat out of football for over one year. Eventually, the Buffalo Bills came calling and it seems as though it was a perfect match for the offensive guard and the Bills.

On the field, Incognito was among the best guards in the NFL. Incognito opened large running lanes for the likes of LeSean McCoyKarlos WilliamsMike Gillislee, and quarterback Tyrod Taylor. At the end of the season, Buffalo's rushing attack was first in the league and Incognito deserves a lot of the credit for the team's success on the ground. 

Off the field, it appears that Buffalo was perfect for Incognito as well. Incognito spoke with Bleacher Report's Jason Cole at the Pro Bowl and the guard talked about how he was never tempted to revert back to his old habits.

"That’s the important thing, knowing where my weak points are and staying as far away from them," Incognito said. "It was good this season in that the temptation was never really there. That’s how I know in my heart that I’m on the right track."

Incognito added the importance of surrounding himself with good people on the Bills. In doing so, the only temptation Incognito experienced was doing the right thing.

"Again, the biggest thing for me is surrounding myself with good people and steering clear, far clear, of all my demons in the past. Being in Buffalo with guys like Eric Wood, Tyrod Taylor, Kraig Urbik...the temptation was never there. The temptation to do the right thing was there and to hold up my end of the bargain."

Incognito is set to hit the free agent market, but he's expressed his desire to return to Buffalo and has even said that he's anxious to do so.

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Buffalo's cap situation isn't ideal, but GM Doug Whaley has expressed his desire to re-sign Incognito. Look for the wheels to be set in motion at the NFL Scouting Combine this week when Buffalo will meet face-to-face with representatives of their free agents. Buffalo is the perfect place for Incognito to finish his NFL career and Incognito is the perfect guard for Buffalo's offense.   

 

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