New York Jets: What Happens After You Release A Player?

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Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

Four days ago, RB Joe McKnight was released by the New York Jets. He was a fourth-round pick in 2010 and has two kick-return touchdowns in his career. As a part-time running back, he has 502 rushing yards and 17 receptions. With the Jets roster at RB in question, he was set to make the team until he was unable to perform.

It seemed as if McKnight had a new team as he waited to get picked up by an NFL team. His new team now seems to be Twitter before the Green Bay Packers picked him up. Remember Jets/Packers fans, McKnight is on team Twitter, and here are his rants:

 

 

 

It seems as if McKnight has declared war on ESPN and declared his loyalty to the NFL Network and his former teammate Mark Sanchez. After rants like this on social media, would any NFL team really want a running back that is only good as a punt returner?

Alfred Epps is a New York Jets writer for RantSports.com. Follow him on Twitter @mralfredepps or add him to your network on Google


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