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98 Terrance Knighton DT
Height/Weight: 6-3/331 | Birthdate: 7/4/1986 | Birthplace: Hartford, CT, USA | Team: Washington | College: Temple | NFL Experience: 7 | Owned/Started%: 0/0 | Average Draft Position: 9999
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Redskins NT Terrance Knighton out Wednesday with illness


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/5/2015) An illness prevented Redskins nose tackle Terrance Knighton from practicing Wednesday, per the Washington Post.

Knighton has appeared in camp heavier than the 354 pounds at which he is listed. The afternoon session was held in 100-plus degree temperatures.


Report: DT Terrance Knighton to sign with the Redskins


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(3/12/2015) Former Broncos defensive tackle Terrance Knighton will sign a contract with the Redskins, according to a report from NFL.com's Ian Rapoport. 

The news of Knighton signing follows his visit with the Redskins on Wednesday. In six previous seasons, Knighton has totaled  201 total tackles, 12.5 sacks and three forced fumbles. 

According to ESPN's Josina Anderson, Knighton is signing a one-year, $4 million deal


Report: Teams are afraid DT Terrance Knighton is 'out of shape'


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(3/12/2015) An unnamed head coach told Dianna Marie Russine of NBC 4 in Washington D.C., that "teams afraid to sign" former Broncos defensive tackle Terrance Knighton "because he's out of shape." Knighton visited the Redskins on Wednesday, per the Denver Post.

Knighton, 28, spent his first four seasons in the league with the Jaguars before joining the Broncos in 2013. He has racked up 201 total tackles, 12.5 sacks and three forced fumbles through out his six-year NFL career.


Report: DT Terrance Knighton visiting Redskins


(3/11/2015) Defensive tackle Terrance Knighton is visiting the Redskins on Wednesday, per the Denver Post.

Knighton, who played for the Broncos in 2014, is heading into his seventh season in the NFL. The 28-year-old played for the Jaguars for four seasons before joining the Broncos in 2013.

Throughout his career he has 201 total tackles, 12.5 sacks and three forced fumbles. 


Terrance Knighton: Broncos out, Raiders offer 'not close'


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(3/10/2015) Free-agent defensive tackle Terrance Knighton said Tuesday that the Raiders didn't make a competitive offer for his services, and that the Raiders and Broncos are out of the running for the free agent, ESPN reports.

"The Raiders made me an offer but it's not close to what I was looking for," Knighton said. "So as of right now the Raiders and Broncos are out of the race. A lot of people had me going to the Raiders because of Jack Del Rio, but I'm now focusing on a few other teams right now."

The Redskins, Colts and Bears were three other teams reported to have "serious interest" in signing Knighton, who recorded 30 total tackles and two sacks last season.


Report: Raiders, Redskins, Colts, Bears interested in Knighton


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(3/8/2015) The four teams with "serious interest" in impending free-agent defensive tackle Terrance Knighton include the Raiders, Redskins, Colts and Bears, ESPN reports.

Knighton said in February he'd be willing to take somewhat of a hometown discount" to remain with the Broncos, but the team has yet to work out a new deal with the defensive tackle with free agency just days away. Knighton recorded 30 total tackles and two sacks in 2014.


Broncos' Elway on Knighton: 'I can't calm the frustration'


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(2/19/2015) Broncos general manager John Elway understands impending free agents like defensive tackle Terrance Knighton are antsy, saying, "I can't calm the frustration," USA Today reports.

Elway added that most of the deals worked out with players on the verge of free agency will happen right before the league year begins in March. Knighton said earlier this week that he'd be "willing to take somewhat of a hometown discount," but he wants to be paid at a level matching his level of play.

Knighton recorded 30 total tackles and two sacks while ranking 12th out of 81 defensive tackles in overall play, per Pro Football Focus.


Broncos' Knighton would take 'somewhat of a hometown discount'


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(2/18/2015) With free agency approaching, defensive tackle Terrance Knighton said his preference is to remain with the Broncos. However, he's aware of the business process in the NFL and that it's possible he'll end up elsewhere once the new league year begins in March. 

"I want to stay with the Broncos," Knighton told ESPN's Josina Anderson. "I’m willing to take somewhat of a hometown discount, but I also want to make sure I’m getting paid well for my position and how well I played. But if the Broncos don’t make any moves, I have no problem signing somewhere else."

Knighton recorded 30 tackles and two sacks for the Broncos during the 2014 regular season.


Broncos' Terrance Knighton determined to remain in Denver next year


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(12/15/2014) Although Broncos defensive tackle Terrance Knighton is playing out the final year of his two-year, $4.5 million contract, he told reporters on Monday that he's determined to be a Bronco next season.

"Denver is definitely where I want to be," Knighton said, per the team's official website. "If they're in the ballpark, I'll be a Bronco."

Knighton has registered two sacks and 26 combined tackles through 14 games played.


Demaryius Thomas, C.J. Anderson among Broncos cleared to play


by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst
(12/7/2014) Broncos wideout Demaryius Thomas (ankle) and running back C.J. Anderson (ankle) are active for the game against Buffalo after being listed as probable.

Also suiting up for Denver are offensive tackle Paul Cornick (shoulder), defensive tackle Terrance Knighton (elbow), linebacker Lerentee McCray (illness), center Will Montgomery (knee), defensive end Quanterus Smith (ribs), cornerback Aqib Talib (hamstring), tight end Jacob Tamme (ribs) and running back Juwan Thompson (knee).


C.J. Anderson, Aqib Talib among Broncos' probables for Sunday


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(12/5/2014) The Broncos unveiled a lengthy injury report for Week 14 against Buffalo. Eight of the 17 players on the list received the green light and were deemed probable for Sunday. Those players were: Running back C.J. Anderson (ankle), tackle Paul Cornick (shoulder), linebacker Lerentee McCray (illness), center Will Montgomery (knee), cornerback Aqib Talib (hamstring), wide receiver Demaryius Thomas (ankle), running back Juwan Thompson (knee) and wide receiver Wes Welker (rest)

Safety Quinton Carter (knee), defensive tackle Terrance Knighton (elbow), defensive end Quanterus Smith (ribs), tight end Jacob Tamme (ribs) and tight end Julius Thomas (ankle). Meanwhile, running back Montee Ball (groin), running back Ronnie Hillman (foot), wide receiver Cody Latimer (concussion) and cornerback Kayvon Webster (shoulder) were ruled out for Sunday.


Broncos DL Terrance Knighton fined for abusive language


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(10/15/2014) Broncos defensive tackle Terrance Knighton was fined $11,000 for using abusive language during Sunday's game against the Jets. Knighton did draw an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for his actions.

Broncos' probables cleared to play


by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst
(9/7/2014) Four Broncos who were listed as probable will suit up Sunday night against the Colts. They are cornerback Chris Harris (knee), defensive tackle Terrance Knighton (knee), defensive end Malik Jackson (not injury-related) and guard Louis Vasquez (back).

Four on Broncos D listed as probable


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(9/5/2014) The Broncos enter Week 1 against the Colts mostly at full health, as all but two players listed on the injury report for Sunday's game are expected to play.

On the defensive side of the ball, defensive backs Chris Harris (knee) and Kayvon Webster (ankle) are joined by defensive linemen Malik Jackson (not injury related) and Terrance Knighton (knee) as probable for the game. All four should be available to play, after getting through all of practice throughout the week. 


No hold out coming for 'Pot Roast'


by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer
(4/28/2014) Broncos defensive tackle Terrance Knighton plans to honor his contract and not hold out heading into the final year of his deal worth $2.5 million. His agent believes his client could fetch closer to $10 million if he were a free agent. 

"I'm definitely going to honor the contract," Knighton told the Denver Post. "I want to get something done and I'd like to get something done here. I don't want to bounce around. But I'm at the point now where once the season starts, I'm just strictly football."


Report: Terrance Knighton wants new deal


by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst
(2/11/2014) Broncos defensive tackle Terrance Knighton believes he outperformed his contract in 2013 and wants a new deal, reports Broncos reporter Brandon Krisztal. Knighton, who signed a two-year, $4.5 million contract last offseason, helped Denver improve its run defense dramatically.

The 27-year-old finished with 31 tackles, three sacks, an interception, a fumble recovery and a pass breakup.


Broncos' probables suit up for Super Bowl


by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst
(2/2/2014) Several Broncos who were listed as probable on the injury report are active for the Super Bowl, including cornerbacks Tony Carter (shoulder) and Kayvon Webster (thumb), defensive tackles Terrance Knighton (knee) and Mitch Unrein (knee) and kicker Matt Prater (illness). All were able to practice fully last week.

Marshawn Lynch, meet Terrance Knighton


by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst
(1/22/2014) Defensive tackle Terrance Knighton gives the Broncos a shot at slowing down Seattle's Marshawn Lynch in the Super Bowl. The 6-3, 335-pound Knighton is the biggest reason why opponents averaged 2.84 yards per carry running straight up the middle, lowest in the NFL.

Knighton, who dominated the AFC Championship Game, leads a run defense that's allowed 87, 64, 65 and 64 yards rushing in its past four contests.

"He can do it all," defensive end Robert Ayers said of Knighton, per ESPN.com. "He can rush. He's a big guy. He can stop the run. He brings a lot to the table -- he brings leadership and he commands double team on the run."


Broncos DST stuffs the run


by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst
(1/19/2014) The Patriots entered the AFC Championship Game with a dominant running game, but the Broncos DST stuffed them cold. Denver allowed 11 rushing yards in the first half, 64 in all. The Broncos held LeGarrette Blount to 6 yards on five carries.

Denver also got decent pressure on Tom Brady, with defensive tackle Terrance Knighton and defensive end Robert Ayers recording sacks. The Broncos did not force a turnover.

After giving up 16 points and 320 total yards in the victory, the Broncos DST will prepare for the Seahawks or 49ers in Super Bowl XLVIII.


Broncos DST doesn't disrupt Colts


by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst
(10/21/2013) The Broncos DST got linebacker Von Miller back, but it wasn't enough to disrupt the efficient Colts in Week 7. Denver got two sacks and a fumble recovery in the 39-33 defeat.

Linebacker Shaun Phillips and defensive tackle Terrance Knighton each sacked Andrew Luck. Safety Duke Ihenacho ripped the ball loose from running back Trent Richardson and pounced on the ball. Miller had two tackles, one for loss, and two quarterback hits.

Trindon Holliday returned four kickoffs for 123 yards, a 38-yard average, but lost a fumble on a punt return.

The Broncos DST will try to bounce back in Week 8 against Washington.


Broncos pick up Pot Roast


by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer
(3/14/2013) Terrance 'Pot Roast' Knighton signed with the Broncos on Wednesday, fortifying the team's defensive line.