Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 8/12/13
Joe McKnight’s bizarre training camp took a turn for the worse on Monday when the beleaguered Jets running back apparently threatened to fight what he thought was a reporter on Twitter, reports The New York Daily News. McKnight, who has had legal and health-related issues in the past two weeks, had trouble even getting on the practice field today. He stopped three times on his way to the field, got on bended knee and had to be carted off the field with an oxygen mask. “If the trainers thought that he was at risk, he would never be out there. Ever,” Rex Ryan said. “For whatever reason he stopped. But no chance would any player be on the field if the trainers or doctors felt that it wasn’t safe for that person to be there. There’s no chance that that would happen.” Then, McKnight was injured on a 1-on-1 pass-catching drill. “I saw Joe go down,” Rex Ryan said. “But there was no contact. He just went down and stayed down.” McKnight suffered a head inj...
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