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Joe McKnight

Joe McKnight - #25 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 205 lbs.
Birthday 04/16/1988
Birthplace River Ridge, LA
College USC
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 4th round, 14th pick by Jets

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Att Yds TD
30 179 0

Jets-Browns matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Here's a closer look at a matchup to watch in Sunday's Jets-Browns game.

Browns' Ryan impressed with Jets QB Sanchez

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 7:38 p.m. ET
Browns defensive coordinator Rob Ryan likes what he's seen from Jets second-year QB Mark Sanchez, who threw for 323 yards in the Jets' 23-20 win at Detroit on Sunday.

Jets-Browns matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
Mark Sanchez's showing vs. the Browns' secondary will go a long way in determining who wins this Sunday. Here's a closer look at a matchup to watch in Sunday's Jets-Browns game.

Edwards' DWI case adjourned

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 10:16 a.m. ET
Braylon Edwards' DWI case was adjourned until Jan. 11, giving the Jets' receiver's attorney and the Manhattan D.A. office time to file motions.

AFC East midseason reports

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 9:25 a.m. ET
Few expected TE Dustin Keller to be the Jets' No. 1 offensive weapon this season, but that's what has happened. Read our midseason team reports on the AFC East.

Crowder, Scott accuse opponents of dirty play

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
Dolphins LB Channing Crowder accused Ravens FB Le'Ron McClain of spitting in his face and Jets LB Bart Scott called the Lions the dirtiest team he has played since the Titans.

Sanchez-led Jets rally to beat Lions 23-20 in OT

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
Mark Sanchez threw a 52-yard pass to Santonio Holmes to set up Nick Folk's 30-yard field goal, lifting the New York Jets to a 23-20 overtime win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.

Jets set to blitz more often

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 9:36 p.m. ET
With CB Darrelle Revis healthy again and their corners equipped to handle one-on-one coverage, the Jets are prepared to unleash all-out blitzes to pressure opposing quarterbacks, according to AFC East Whispers.

Fake punt still in Jets' playbook

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 9:36 p.m. ET
A communication breakdown and lack of awareness resulted in a botched fake punt for the Jets in Week Eight, but don't expect the team to stop trying to fool opponents just because their attempt didn't work.

Lions avoid blackout in game vs. Jets

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 9:33 a.m. ET
Lions president Tom Lewand said Sunday's game against the Jets has sold out and the local television blackout will be lifted.

Tomlinson eclipses 13,000 rushing yards

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
Jets RB LaDainian Tomlinson reached the 13,000 career yards rushing milestone in Sunday's loss to the Packers. Tomlinson entered the game with 12,980 yards rushing and finished with 13,034 after rushing for 54 yards on 16 ...

Crosby kicks Packers past rusty Jets, 9-0

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 5:24 p.m. ET
Mason Crosby kicked three field goals for Green Bay, and that was all the Packers needed as they held the rested but sloppy Jets off the scoreboard for a 9-0 victory Sunday.

Leonhard doesn't expect big hits to stop

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
Jets SS Jim Leonhard tells PFW that he understands why the NFL is trying to outlaw hits to the head, but the speed and physicality of football makes that difficult for defensive players to do.

Cablevision-Fox dispute may prevent Jets game from airing

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
A dispute between TV provider Cablevision and Fox, the channel airing the Jets' game vs. the Packers, may leave millions of New Yorkers without a way to watch the game.

Jets sign DT Gilbert to active roster

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
The Jets signed DT Jarron Gilbert from their practice squad on Wednesday. Gilbert will replace DT Howard Green on the roster. Green was released on Tuesday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 02, 2012
Joe McKnight injured his ribs in the third quarter and the team said he would not return.||||||| McKnight carried the ball twice for eight yards before exiting the game.
Posted Oct. 25, 2012
McKnight is active for the Jets' contest Sunday.||||||| McKnight had missed practice this week with a sprained ankle. He'll backup starter Shonn Greene against the Dolphins.
Posted Oct. 18, 2012
McKnight and Bilal Powell did not participate in practice and their availability for the team's game Sunday at New England is uncertain.||||||| McKnight has a sprained left ankle. McKnight was moving well Thursday and said, "I'm playing. For first place, I'm in there."
Posted Oct. 14, 2012
McKnight was hurt on a 61-yard run in the Jets' rout of the Colts on Sunday.||||||| McKnight is scheduled for an MRI on Monday.
Posted Sept. 26, 2012
McKnight will start working at cornerback to help offset the loss of All-Pro Darrelle Revis, who's likely out for the season with a knee injury.||||||| Rex Ryan says Wednesday that McKnight, whose role on offense has been limited this season, has "everything you look for in a corner." McKnight, who played the position in high school, practiced at cornerback in Week 2 when Revis was sidelined by a concussion. Ryan first mentioned the idea of using McKnight in the secondary in the running back's rookie season in 2010.

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