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Jacksonville Jaguars defensive tackle Terrance Knighton threatened to "shoot people" at a Jacksonville nightclub Sunday morning, according to NFL.com
Even though no one got "shot", the incident still resulted in a eye injury, which required surgery.
The report (below) explains that Knighton was kicked out of Pure Nightclub after getting into a fight that resulted in cuts to his eye and the back of his head. An officer wrote that Knighton and a friend "repeatedly made threats to shoot people".
On Tuesday, the Jaguars released a statement about the matter, "We are aware of the incident report regarding Terrance Knighton. We hold all our players to a high standards of behavior, as does the National Football League. We're concerned about this matter, and it is being handled internally. We'll have no further comment at this time".
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Jaguars defensive tackle Terrance Knighton suffered a serious eye injury at nightclub when he was hit in the face with a vodka bottle, The Florida Times-Union reported Tuesday, citing a source.
Knighton underwent surgery following the attack early Sunday morning at the Pure club in Jacksonville, which the source said was not initiated by the NFL player.
Knighton was sent home later...
Tania Ganguli dropped some relatively good news about Terrance Knighton's eye injury via Twitter earlier today:
Knighton's injury is serious, but should not be career threatening or cause long-term damage. #Jaguars
— Tania Ganguli (@taniaganguli) April 10, 2012
On one hand, the Jaguars will be able to continue to see production from Terrance Knighton down the road...
I am constantly amazed by the amount of talent in the Arena Football League. There is definitely NFL-caliber talent on these rosters. The upper body strength alone should get some looks.
Oh, wait, did you think I was talking about the players? Yeah, not so much. I can’t name a single AFL player, but I have at least half of the league’s dance team rosters memorized. I’m not...
According to police reports, Jaguars defensive tackle Terrance Knighton threatened to shoot people after he was escorted out of a nightclub following a fight inside.
Jaguars defensive tackle Terrance Knighton was forced to undergo surgery after injuring his eye at a nightclub in Jacksonville, The Florida Times-Union reported.
Knighton sustained the injury in or near Pure nightclub in the early hours of Sunday morning and was taken to the nearby Baptist Medical Center.
The Jaguars confirmed the fourth-year starter's surgery and said the...
This tidbit just flew across my Twitter timeline from Tania Ganguli.
Britton's understanding is he's focusing on right tackle, but he doesn't care where he plays. Says "one way or another" he'll start #Jaguars
— Tania Ganguli (@taniaganguli) April 12, 2012
If you remember, Eben Britton played in 2011 primarily at left guard until he was eventually...
According to the police report that was filed following an incident at Pure Nightclub, Terrance Knighton and a friend "repeatedly made threats to shoot people." Hat tip to Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com for the find.
The Jaguars released a short statement Tuesday responding to the report:
"We are aware of the incident report regarding Terrance Knighton. We hold all...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Jacksonville Jaguars defensive tackle Terrance Knighton had eye surgery Sunday after an undisclosed incident.
According to Knighton's Twitter page, he was at Pure nightclub in Jacksonville, but team officials say they are "gathering information about what happened and are not able to further comment at this time."
The Jaguars say in a statement...
Jacksonville Jaguars defensive tackle Terrance Knighton had successful surgery performed on his eye on Sunday and is resting at home, the Jacksonville Times-Union reported.
Knighton suffered the injury after an incident near Pure Nightclub in Jacksonville earlier in the morning. Additional details were not disclosed.
"We are in the process of gathering information about what...