He was left home when the team went to Houston last Saturday and was fined by coach Gus Bradley for oversleeping and missing a meeting.
Mincey said he deserved the punishment.
“I was wrong. Point blank, and I deserve the fine, and I’m willing to live with the consequences and repercussions,” he said.
“I’ve really got a lot of love and respect for coach Bradley and the way he does things, and he did it the right way. I’m glad he did it. It was good for me.”
He said he lost focus while dealing with a 3-month-old baby at home and his record company.
“I spread myself thin, and I got sidetracked. I paid for it, my negligence, and it won’t happen again. I’m thankful for the organization for giving me a second chance to prove myself as a man and a football player,” Mincey said.
Mincey indicated this wasn’t his only problem and that oversleeping Saturday morning was “the last straw.”
Bradley said he had long talks with Mincey on Saturday and Monday and said that to regain trust, Min