Former NFL player Joe McKnight was shot to death Thursday following an argument at an intersection with another motorist. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand said the incident involving McKnight happened about 2:43 p.m. Thursday in Terrytown, a suburb of New Orleans. The 28-year-old running back was standing outside his car when he was shot by Ronald Gasser, 54, Normand said during a news conference at the scene of the shooting. "The only thing we know right now, everything else is conjecture, is that Mr. Gasser did in fact shoot Mr. McKnight," Normand said. McKnight is the second former NFL player this year to die in the New Orleans area as a result of a possible road-rage incident. Former
The 2-9 Chicago Bears will be finishing out their season with their third-string quarterback under center. On Thursday, Bears coach John Fox told reporters that veteran QB Jay Cutler’s rehabilitation efforts have not been effective, and that he will undergo surgery to repair his damaged labrum in his throwing shoulder. Lonely times: Jay Cutler will undergo season-ending surgery.
On Wednesday’s episode of Don’t Be Tardy, the reality star’s husband Kroy, 31, suggests a fun family outing (Biermann family Olympics), in order to help ease the tension surrounding his uncertain NFL career. Kroy, who played with the Atlanta Falcons for eight seasons, had signed a one-year deal with New York’s Buffalo Bills in August, but was dropped 18 days later as part of final roster cuts. The linebacker has yet to resign with another NFL team since, so that means moving remains a possibly looming over the Biermann’s heads.