Former Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Greg Knapp was critically injured in a bicycle accident after being struck by a automotive over the weekend.
In January, Knapp was employed by the New York Jets to function their quarterbacks coach.
The Knapp household launched an announcement by way of the New York Jets – an announcement asking for prayers.
The assertion reads as follows:
Greg is a tremendous father and husband whose ardour for all times could be felt in all his interactions with folks. He’s our rock and largest supporter, pushing us to try to higher ourselves every day with fixed love and inspiration. Whereas many know him for his achievements as a coach, his impression as a father and husband are far larger. We’re so lucky to have him in our lives. We’re sincerely grateful to all those that have continued to achieve out and supply help – it has meant the world to us. We ask that you just proceed to wish for Greg and our household throughout this time.
Knapp, 58, was the offensive coordinator for the Falcons from 2004 to 2006. The Falcons received the division in 2004 and helped Michael Vick attain two Professional Bowls.
Knapp returned to Atlanta because the Falcons quarterback coach in 2018 and coached Matt Ryan for 3 seasons.
“Greg is such a tremendous particular person it’s arduous to think about the problem going through him and his household,” Jets coach Robert Saleh mentioned in an announcement launched by the Jets Tuesday. “Greg’s enjoyable nature, type disposition, and wealth of data has allowed him to make real connections with all of our coaches, gamers and workers since he has been right here. I ask that you just hold him in your prayers as all of us pull for him to recuperate from this horrific accident.”