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Joe McKnight, Braylon Edwards are cut by New York Jets

Joe McKnight, Braylon Edwards are cut by New York Jets

Joe McKnight and Braylon Edwards are suddenly out of work, surprising cuts by the New York Jets on Monday.

For McKnight, a backup running back and the team's primary kick returner the last two seasons, it's the latest setback in a tumultuous summer. Edwards' departure in his third stint with the Jets could put his career in jeopardy.

McKnight, the team's fourth-round draft pick in 2010 out of USC, was involved in a series of incidents this summer that included an arrest for unpaid traffic warrants, a concussion, migraine headaches, a few questionable posts on Twitter and some tension with the media.

He was active for the first time...

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