Joe McKnight is second ex-NFL player killed in New Orleans area this year. Ex-Jets player Joe McKnight killed in argument with motorist
Joe McKnight - Joseph Nathan McKnight (April 16, 1988 – December 1, 2016) was an American football running back and return specialist who played in the National Football League (NFL) and Canadian Football League (CFL). Joe McKnight attended the University of Southern California (USC), where he played college football for the USC Trojans. Joe McKnight was selected in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the New York Jets. After playing in the NFL for the Jets and Kansas City Chiefs, he played in the CFL for the Edmonton Eskimos and the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Joe McKnight was killed in an apparent road rage incident.