Tragic news out of the NFL this afternoon.
New York Jets assistant coach Greg Knapp, who suffered life threatening injuries in a bicycling accident Saturday near his home in Danville, California, has died. He was 58, and leaves behind a wife and three daughters.
Bears TE coach and best friend of Greg Knapp confirms the news we didn’t want to hear. pic.twitter.com/gPFPFRRRvz
— FOX 5 Sports (@FOX5Sports) July 22, 2021
Knapp’s body of work includes working with Hall of Famers Peyton Manning and Steve Young after having gotten his start in the NFL with the San Francisco 49ers in the 1990s. Prior to joining New York, he spent three seasons with the Atlanta Falcons as quarterbacks coach. He had preparing to head east for the start of training camp at the time of his accident.