|Ht / Wt:||5'8" / 186 lb.|
|Born:||April 25, 1997|
|Drafted:||2019 / UDFA|
McKnight was waived by the Broncos on Monday, Aric DiLalla of the team's official site reports.
Analysis: McKnight spent time on Denver's practice squad last season after going undrafted out of Samford, but he won't stick with the team heading into training camp. A victim of offseason additions making for a crowded receiver room, McKnight will look for a shot at a depth role elsewhere.
McKnight signed a reserve/future contract with the Broncos on Monday, mMike Klis of 9News Denver reports.
Analysis: McKnight joined the Broncos after going unselected in April's draft and eventually ended up on the practice squad.
McKnight earned reps with the starting offense on Friday and was able to make a clutch first-down catch, Troy Renck of ABC 7 Denver reports.
Analysis: Renck later reported that McKnight has been one of the sleepers through the first week of camp. With the first four wide-receiver slots all but set, McKnight may be competing with fellow unheralded rookies JuWann Winfree and Trinity Benson for one or two spots. For his part, McKnight brings an All-American pedigree from FCS contender Samford, where he nabbed 313 passes for 4,357 yards and 32 touchdowns in four seasons, including a 14-catch, 215-yard clinic against Florida State in 2018. His capabilities as a punt returner may prove to be a difference maker.
News powered by