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Greg Knapp (1963–2021), New York Jets assistant coach

by Linnea Crowther

Greg Knapp was an assistant coach with the New York Jets, Denver Broncos, and several other teams in a 25-year NFL coaching career.

Coaching career

After playing as a quarterback at Sacramento State University and briefly in the NFL, Knapp began his coaching career at Sacramento State. His first NFL coaching job was for the San Francisco 49ers, and he moved on to coach the Atlanta Falcons, Oakland Raiders, Seattle Seahawks, and Houston Texans. Knapp was the quarterbacks coach for the Broncos when they won Super Bowl 50 in 2016. He had just been hired by the Jets in early 2021.

Tributes to Greg Knapp

Full obituary: CNN

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