Joe McKnight tunes out 'Hard Knocks'

Jets rookie running back prefers not to watch his training camp struggles on HBO

Updated: August 19, 2010, 10:21 PM ET
By Jane McManus | ESPNNewYork.com

CORTLAND, N.Y. -- It says a lot that rookie running back Joe McKnight knew he would be a major storyline on Wednesday night's episode of "Hard Knocks" and, even though the Jets get HBO in the dorm, his television wasn't on.

"I just didn't feel like watching it," McKnight said.

McKnight said it like a rookie who understands his performance at training camp didn't make him want to break out the popcorn. In the episode, his coaches get on him for a lack of focus and intensity, for an ...

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