The combination of a struggling offense and some big time plays on special teams from Joe McKnight have helped peak the curiosity around Jets Nation as to what the former USC product could bring to the table, in any sort of extended role.
So far in 2011, McKnight’s accomplishments include blocking a key punt that led to a comeback win, running back the longest kickoff return on Jets history. He’s also caught a few passes downfield after lining up in the slot, and has had a few tries out of the backfield taking pitches outside hoping to break one down the sidelines. So now what?
We polled Jets Nation on Twitter by asking them “What size role do you want to see the Jets give Joe McKnight at this point in the season?”
31 Percent – 5-10 TOUCHES at RB/WR
24 Percent- 10 TOUCHES at RB 24 pct
15 Percent – 10-15 TOUCHES at RB
7.5 Percent – 15 TOUCHES as KR/RB/WR combined
7.5 Percent – Part of an even spread three ways (Greene, LT, McKnight)
Rex Ryan getting ripped to pieces in the media for an arrogant comment?
The New York Jets underdogs in their own building?
Somebody from outside the locker room (Kris Jenkins), criticizing the players on the team as being catty, selfish and more concerned with self-promotion than winning?
It finally feels like a normal week for the Rex Ryan led New York Jets. This team needs the...
Hovering around the .500 mark after 6 weeks has the Jets playing exactly to their talent level. Expect this trend to hold true to form right through season’s end. The Defense may come around and give them an extra win or two, but the Offense is sure to cost them as much.
Kenrick Ellis had a long road to his first regular season NFL action. [Metro]
Schotty does semi-script his offense at the start of games. [Star-Ledger]
George Bretherton defends Sanchez’s performance. [NY Times]
LT is focused on one thing .. getting a win. [NewYorkJets]
LT will most likely retire as a Charger. [Star-Ledger]
Rex Ryan felt truly bad about his misspoken phrase two...
The Jets this week announced the signing of former Duke WR Eron Riley to their active roster. Riley had been on the Broncos practice squad since this time last year, so the Jets must – by rule – keep him on the active roster for at least three weeks.
I’ve gone back and looked at preseason footage of Riley over the last three seasons to try and get some idea of what he brings...
Defensive tackle Mike DeVito will be a game-time decision on Sunday after hurting his knee in practice this week. DeVito, who got rolled up in a pile, had an MRI that revealed no structural damage. He didn’t practice today.
"He got caught up in a pile," Rex Ryan said today. "He came back out ...
It's old news that New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan is full of bluster. Normally he's talking up his team and predicting Super Bowl wins. Now he's crsoosed the line.With the Jets getting ready for a key AFC matchup against the San Diego Chargers, Ryan thought it would be a good idea to open his trap and stir up the hornets nest again.Ryan said that if he were hired...
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — The Jets, who just two weeks ago were airing their dirty laundry publicly to the media, are now taking potshots at the media in another bizarre instance for a franchise that seemingly can't get out of its own way.
On Friday afternoon in a call-in with WFAN's Mike Francesa, Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis had his interview abruptly halted by a member...
Earlier today, Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis was being interviewed by Mike Francesa of WFAN. Francesa was pushing Revis on the question of whether he committed pass interference on the pass he intercepted and returned 100 yards for a touchdown against the Dolphins on Monday night. Eventually, Jets P.R. intervened and advised Revis to hang up.…
LaDainian Tomlinson isn't holding any grudges.
After nine mostly banner seasons in San Diego, the New York Jets running back told media in a Wednesday video conference call that he has "no bones" against any member of his first NFL franchise.
"I'm sure there will come a day where I will come back and possibly retire as a Charger," said Tomlinson, who...
The Jets added one more distraction to a week filled with them on Friday afternoon.
Darrelle Revis made a rare appearance on Mike Francesa's radio show and then guaranteed that it will be a while before he's back on those airwaves by hanging up on the host in the middle of an argument about whether or not Revis committed pass interference on his 100-yard interception return...
This Sunday, the New York Jets play host to the 4-1 San Diego Chargers.Let’s check out the Chargers this season:1. With their only loss coming to the New England Patriots, the Chargers have wins against the Vikings, Chiefs, Dolphins and … [visit site to read more]Jets gets ready for the San Diego Chargers - The Jet Press - The Jet Press - A New York Jets Fan Site - News, Blogs...
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