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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

Vikings sign CB Sheppard

Posted April 21, 2010 @ 7:04 p.m. ET
The Vikings found CB help on the eve of the draft, signing ninth-year CB Lito Sheppard, who was cut by the Jets this offseason.

Report: Taylor to sign with Jets

Posted April 20, 2010 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
Former Dolphins OLB Jason Taylor will sign a one-year deal with the Jets as early as Wednesday, Taylor's agent, Gary Wichard, told the Miami Herald.

Sanchez on schedule for training-camp return at latest

Posted April 16, 2010 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
Mark Sanchez has a talented, but troubled, new target to work with in the recently acquired Santonio Holmes, but the two likely won't be able to get on the field to practice together until training camp.

Jets RB Washington to sign tender

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
After waiting to see if any other team would present him with an offer sheet, Jets RB Leon Washington will sign his restricted free-agent tender from the Jets Thursday.

Report: Jets QB Clemens signs tender

Posted April 13, 2010 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
Jets QB Kellen Clemens, a second-round pick in 2006, signed his original-pick tender, which is worth $1.176 million, Tuesday, according to a Scout.com report.

Steelers reach breaking point with Holmes

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Apparently tired of WR Santonio Holmes' off-field problems, the Steelers took drastic action, trading him to the Jets for a fifth-round pick.

Holmes receives four-game suspension

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
The league confirmed reports that WR Santonio Holmes will be suspended for the first four regular-season games in 2010.

Jets acquire WR Holmes from Steelers

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 1:47 a.m. ET
The Jets have acquired WR Santonio Holmes from the Steelers for a fifth-round pick in next week's draft, Jets owner Woody Johnson confirmed Monday, just as the NFL announced a four-game suspension for Holmes.

Thirty years ago: Johnny 'Lam' Jones

Posted April 08, 2010 @ 12:35 p.m. ET
Thirty years ago, the Jets sent two first-round picks in the 1980 NFL draft to the 49ers in exchange for the No. 2 overall selection, where they took Texas WR Johnny "Lam" Jones.

Jets' Washington in no rush to sign tender

Posted March 31, 2010 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
It doesn't appear RFA RB Leon Washington will be signing the second-round tender he received from the Jets until the deadline for another team to send him an offer sheet passes.

Jets to be featured on 'Hard Knocks'

Posted March 25, 2010 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
HBO viewers will get an inside look at what goes on in the Jets' training camp this year.

Report: Jets WRs Edwards, Smith sign tenders

Posted March 22, 2010 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
Jets WRs Braylon Edwards and Brad Smith have signed their restricted free-agent tenders, according to a report.

Jets S Smith signs tender

Posted March 19, 2010 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
Jets S Eric Smith signed his tender late Thursday.

Jets OLB Pace sad Jones is gone

Posted March 18, 2010 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
Calvin Pace said he was disappointed to see Thomas Jones go, but doesn't think it will be a situation that lingers and causes friction between players and the Jets' front office.

Jets agree with FB Richardson

Posted March 16, 2010 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
The Jets have agreed to a one-year deal with FB Tony Richardson.

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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