Bills players defend Richie Incognito amidst accusation of racism


The Bills season may have ended Sunday with a 10-3 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars, but the drama didn't end there.

Late Sunday night, Jaguars defensive end Yannick Ngokoue sent out a tweet accusing bills offensive lineman Richie Incognito of using a racist slur during Sunday's playoff game.

Shortly after that, Bills rookie left tackle Dion Dawkins, who plays next to Incognito on the offensive line, ran to his defense on the social media platform.

As the Bills cleaned out their lockers on Monday, Incognito was not available for comment. But some of his teammates were, including Dawkins.

"I would have been the first to call him on it," Dawkins said.

"Richie has done a lot in the past few years to restore his image," Bills center Eric Wood said. "I hope it's not all thrown away off of speculation."

"Knowing Richie, he would never cross that line," linebacker Lorenzo Alexander said.

Ngokoue stood by his claims on Monday, and while his Jaguars teammates voiced their support for him, none could verify his accusations against Incognito.

The NFL is looking in to the alleged incident.

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