It is with deep sorrow that we have learned of the devastating news of the loss of Saskatchewan Roughriders player Joe McKnight.
Joe was killed this afternoon in Terrytown, Louisiana.
“We are shocked to hear the news of Joe’s sudden passing,” stated Riders Vice President of Football Operations, General Manager and Head Coach, Chris Jones. “We send our deepest sympathies to Joe’s family, friends, and all those impacted by this tragedy.”
“We are saddened to hear of the tragic loss of Joe McKnight,” said Riders President & CEO, Craig Reynolds. “Losing a member of our Rider family this way is an unthinkable occurrence. Our thoughts and prayers are with Joe’s family, teammates and coaches.”