Originally written on The Jets Blog  |  Last updated 11/3/11
For a few weeks now, there’s been speculation as to whether or not the Jets will start giving special teams standout RB Joe McKnight more chances to carry the ball out of the backfield for the Jets.  Could Joe McKnight’s time come this weekend?  Rex has indicated that it very well might .. Well, did he do anything last year [against the Bills]? I forget that game (joking).  Yes, absolutely, he’ll get more opportunities this week. Our Lisa Zimmerman wrote about this last night, and talked to Joe about what he’s working on to prepare for Sunday. Last year, McKnight had his best games against Buffalo with a total of 36 carries and 170 total yards in the two games he played against them. McKnight is excited and trying to prepare for whatever role they’ll want him in, whether it’s rushing or receiving. “I have to get my timing and my steps right,” he said of his main focus. McKnight’s also spending a whole lot of time in the film room. So far this season, the Jets have yet to approac...
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