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A miffed Joe McKnight smacked down speculation that he could be the odd man out in the New York Jets' crowded backfield, saying they'd have to ''kill me'' to take his spot.
The running back, entering his fourth season, says Thursday that he doesn't care who the Jets bring in at the position and he's going to ''prove'' he belongs. New York, which allowed Shonn Greene to leave as a free agent, has McKnight, Chris Ivory, Mike Goodson, Bilal Powell and John Griffin as running backs on the roster.
McKnight insists he's not angry, but ''tired of people writing or running their mouths talking about I'm not going to be here.''
McKnight, who has had problems staying healthy, was nearly a Pro Bowl pick in 2011 as a kick returner.
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New York Jets running back Joe McKnight says they will have to “kill him” to take his roster spot (Credit: AP Photo) Last season, New York Jets running back Joe McKnight attempted only thirty carries for 179 yards. With the addition of Chris Ivory this off-season and the presence of Bilal Powell and Mike Goodson, Joe McKnight may be the odd man out in New York. Just don’t tell...
The Jets' quarterback depth chart just got a little thinner.
Veteran signal-caller David Garrard told NFL.com's Adam Schein that he's retiring due to his surgically-repaired knee "not holding up."
"Having to call it quits," Garrard wrote in a text to Schein. "My knee is not holding up. Continuing to swell after practices."
David Garrard is out of the New York Jets' quarterback competition.
A person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Garrard plans to retire because of lingering knee issues.
The 35-year-old Garrard was signed in March to provide veteran competition for Mark Sanchez. But Garrard, who hadn't played in a regular-season game in the NFL since...
David Garrard says his surgically repaired left knee kept swelling up on him after workouts, and that forced him to realize he couldn't compete for the New York Jets' starting quarterback job.
Garrard tells SiriusXM NFL Radio on Thursday that his decision to consider retirement was a result of his knee not being healthy, not because the Jets drafted Geno Smith in the second...
It looks like Geno Smith and one of his new Jets teammates have been spending some time together. Jets top pick, Dee Milliner has now also fired his agency, Impact Sports, according to Ian Rapoport.
#Jets CB Dee Milliner parted ways with Impact Sports after failing to be selected in the top 5. Story on @nfl.com. First Geno, now Milliner
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 16,...
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the New York Jets have hired former Cardinals general manager Rod Graves.
Jets are expected to hire former Cardinals GM Rod Graves to join their front office staff
— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) May 15, 2013
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Lincoln Haymakers (of the Champions Professional Indoor Football League) head coach Dave Brumagen did the unthinkable and clearly very stupid when he decided to show his players how to take a running back down. Problem is he did it during a game when he nailed Omaha Beef running back R.J. Rollins.
Things like this classy move (sarcasm totally intended there) is what will keep...
Two weeks ago the New York Jets released Tim Tebow. Now 35-year-old David Garrard has announced he will retire due to his knee. "Having to call it quits. My knee is not holding up. Continuing to swell after practices. Limiting what I can do," Garrard wrote in a text message to SiriusXM. And then there were four?While this is sad news for Garrard, it is bad news for the...
There was some speculation that David Garrard could be the
New York Jets starting quarterback to open the regular season, as the team
develops Geno Smith and rumors of Mark Sanchez’s trade/release swirled.
However, Garrard ended that discussion yesterday, announcing his retirement
from the NFL.
Garrard told NFL.com’s Adam Schein that his knee won’t allow
him to continue...
USA Sports came out with a piece today, saying that the Jets are making a push to keep Garrard in the building, even if it doesn't involve actually being on the field.
David Garrard is strongly considering returning to the New York Jets in training camp this summer - as a quarterback coaching intern, saying emphatically that his degenerative left knee, not the drafting...
Here at Turn On The Jets, we decided to take a page out of Robert Mays book over at Grantland (a polite way of saying rip his article idea off) by counting down the 115 days until the New York Jets kick off, with a daily reason to get excited about their return. Mays has the whole NFL to work with, we only have the Goddamn Jets…now there is a challenge, step your game up Mays...
Sanchez seems destined to start for the Jets, again.
David Garrard has decided to retire due to a lingering knee injury, according to Adam Schein of SNY and NFL.com.Fantasy Spin:Garrard hasn't appeared in an NFL game since 2010. His retirement means that Mark Sanchez only has to beat out rookie Geno Smith to be the Jets' starting quarterback again.
Carolina Panthers receiver Steve Smith doesn't think much of Mark Sanchez. Sanchez doesn't think much of it.Wednesday, Smith took a shot at the New York Jets' much-maligned quarterback. "He sucks," Smith told a Charlotte radio station. "I wouldn't let Mark Sanchez throw me a paper bag sandwich." Thursday, Sanchez was asked about Smith's comments...