Knighton Said He Would “Shoot People” in Nightclub Incident

Knighton playing for the Jaguars

Jaguars defensive tackle Terrance Knighton wasn’t arrested following an incident at a Jacksonville nightclub early Sunday morning which resulted in a serious eye injury that required surgery. but based on the contents of a police report, it appears Knighton is still at some risk for discipline according to Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com.

The report surfaced Tuesday and explains that Knighton was kicked out of Pure Nightclub after getting in a fight that resulted in cuts to his eye and the back of his head. An officer wrote that Knighton and a friend “repeatedly made threats to shoot people.”

The Jaguars released a statement on the matter Tuesday: “We are aware of the incident report regarding Terrance Knighton. We hold all of our players to a high standard of behavior, as does the National Football League. We’re concerned about this matter, and it is being handled internally. We’ll have no further comment at this time.”


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