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Richie Incognito Checks Himself Into Rehab Clinic

Things just got real for Richie Incognito.

Yesterday we blogged that he was guilty of smashing his Ferrari with a baseball bat. Today’s new doesn’t get much better. is reporting that Richie checked himself into a rehab clinic and his friends and family are concerned.

Sources tell us … Incognito did not voluntarily admit himself — and the Scottsdale PD filled out a petition to have Incognito admitted to the facility.

We’re told … standard operating procedure is that the PD petition requires a detailed description of at least two incidents that show psychiatric instability, however Scottsdale PD has not confirmed this is the case with Incognito.

Sources connected to the situation tell us … Incognito didn’t resist … and acknowledges that he needs help dealing with all of the drama in his life.

Besides being the focus of a 5 month NFL investigation where he’s accused of bullying Jonathan Martin, Incognito’s parents are also in the middle of a divorce.

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Ed is one half of the Sports Brothers. He has been in the radio industry for 14 years working in several formats including urban and talk. Upon returning to Miami in 2006 and working at WTPS, he and Jeff Fox were paired up and started The Sports Brothers.