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Terrance Knighton

Terrance Knighton - DT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 330 lbs.
Birthday 07/04/1986
Birthplace Windsor, CT
College Temple
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 3rd round, 8th pick by Jaguars

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos dominate, Raiders rising

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
The rest of the division should be worried after watching the Broncos dominate on Sunday night, routing the Saints 34-14.

Change, desperation in air for three teams

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
The Eagles, Jets and Chargers might have reached the point of no return; examining the Cowboys' losing culture; and more from Week Eight.

Could management path be in store for Manning?

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
How hard would it be to imagine Peyton Manning as an NFL owner? The way we hear it, not too hard at all.

Manning leads Broncos past Saints

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 12:06 a.m. ET
Peyton Manning passed for 305 yards and three scores to lead the Broncos to a 34-14 victory over the Saints.

Expect more from Broncos RB Hillman down the stretch

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
The Broncos hope the bye week came at a good time for rookie RB Ronnie Hillman, who is expected to continue getting more snaps going forward.

AFC West Spin cycle: Raiders regress and still win

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 10:10 a.m. ET
With the rest of the division's teams on bye, the Raiders represented the AFC West with an ugly win over the shorthanded Jaguars.

Report: NFL investigating Chargers for using stickum

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
NFL security is investigating the Chargers for allegedly using a banned, “stickum” type substance, according to Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer.

Broncos favor Brooking in middle over Mays

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
Broncos MLB Joe Mays appears to have been demoted from his starting spot in favor of Keith Brooking, though it may be a fluid situation.

Thursday's 60-second rant: A tale of three MVP-caliber QBs

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush reflects on the winning trifecta in Week Six courtesy of Aaron Rodgers and the Manning brothers.

AFC West Spin cycle: Manning's miracle on Monday night

Posted Oct. 16, 2012 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
Analyzing the fallout of Monday night's stunning Broncos comeback and the rest of the AFC West action in Week Six.

Tuesday's 60-second rant: Change coming in San Diego

Posted Oct. 16, 2012 @ 1:47 p.m. ET
On Monday night we saw vintage Peyton Manning and the fate of Norv Turner and A.J. Smith in San Diego sealed.

Manning's three TD passes spur Broncos' comeback

Posted Oct. 16, 2012 @ 12:22 a.m. ET
Peyton Manning threw three TD passes in the second half as the Broncos overcame a 24-0 halftime deficit to stun the Chargers 35-24.

Friday's key matchup: Chargers RB Ryan Mathews vs. Broncos defense

Posted Oct. 12, 2012 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
The spotlight will be on the quarterbacks on Monday night, but Chargers RB Ryan Mathews could be the difference. 

Chargers lift blackout for Monday night

Posted Oct. 12, 2012 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
The Chargers sold enough tickets to life the local television blackout for Monday night’s game against the Broncos.

Broncos' back seven misses Williams, Carter

Posted Oct. 12, 2012 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
Some of the Broncos' issues on defense can be attributed to not having LB D.J. Williams and S Quinton Carter.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Nov. 16, 2012
Knighton has been fined $25,000 by the NFL for making helmet-to-helmet contact with Colts quarterback Andrew Luck, who was defenseless at the time.||||||| The hit came in Indianapolis' victory Nov. 8 at Jacksonville and negated an interception by Aaron Ross.
Posted May 24, 2012
Knighton is taking "baby steps" toward a full recovery from eye surgery.||||||| Knighton donned a helmet at practice Thursday for the first time in organized team activities and went through some individual drills. Although his progress did nothing to alter his planned return - the team wants to limit his work until training camp in July - it provided Knighton an emotional boost. Knighton injured his left eye while trying to break up a bar fight in April.
Posted May 15, 2012
Speaking publicly for the first time since a bar fight last month, Knighton opened with an apology.||||||| Knighton apologized to the city of Jacksonville and the organization for "embarrassing them with the actions that happened that night." Then he answered any and every question about that night, his rehabilitation and his chances of making a full recovery. If his eye responds as well, the Jaguars should have their run-stuffing defender back for training camp.
Posted April 16, 2012
Knighton will miss at least the next three months of the team's offseason program following eye surgery.||||||| The Jaguars are hopeful the 340-pound run-stopper will make a full recovery, but general manager Gene Smith said Monday he doesn't know how quickly Knighton, who has a history of weight issues, can get healthy. If the Jaguars have any concerns, next week's draft is the perfect place to get some insurance. Knighton had surgery April 8, hours after being hit with a bottle at a Jacksonville nightclub.
Posted Aug. 13, 2011
Knighton, who arrived at training camp more than 20 pounds overweight, was cleared to practice Saturday and could play in the team's second preseason game next week.||||||| He said he's "somewhere in the 340s," still leaving him some weight to lose before getting to the 335 pounds the team feels will get him in "fighting shape."

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