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Jets asst. coach Greg Knapp, 58, dead after bike accident

Jets asst. coach Greg Knapp, 58, dead after bike accident

New York Jets assistant coach Greg Knapp died after a bike accident over the weekend, his agent, Jeff Sperbeck, said on Thursday.

The 58-year-old coached in the NFL for 24 years, working for the 49ers, Falcons, Raiders, Seahawks, Texans and Broncos before joining Robert Saleh’s Jets staff as passing game coordinator to help develop rookie quarterback Zach Wilson.

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Jets quarterback Zach Wilson (2) listens to passing  game specialist Greg Napp during Jets OTAs in Florham Park.
Jets quarterback Zach Wilson (2) listens to passing game specialist Greg Napp during Jets OTAs.
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Knapp was struck by a motorist while riding his bike over the weekend, sustaining “major injuries,” according to police.

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