Jets players brawl during practice

Associated Press  |  Last updated August 06, 2012
About 20 New York Jets players were involved in a sideline brawl during practice at training camp after running back Joe McKnight and safety D'Anton Lynn tangled after a play. Lynn, son of Jets running backs coach Anthony Lynn, shoved McKnight out of bounds after a screen pass Monday. McKnight fired the football at Lynn - and the two got into it, with McKnight charging Lynn and throwing a punch. Players ran over and a pileup ensued, with players rolling through advertisement placards and into an area where reporters where standing - a few feet in front of a barricade where fans sit. Coach Rex Ryan, along with several players, ran over to break up the melee by pulling players off the pile. It lasted about a minute.
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