"Rex walked in the room and said I got traded, I got traded to the defense," McKnight said, via Jane McManus of ESPNNewYork.com.
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We're sure McKnight found this hilarious. Actually, no. It's doubtful he liked it at all.
"I was drafted as a running back," he said. "The way I took it as I wasn't good enough to play running back; that's what I took it as. I don't know if that's the case or not."
McKnight downplayed the notion his secondary work in high school will be a tool now.
"That does not help at all," McKnight said. "It's been a while since I played cornerback, maybe if I'd played cornerback in college four years. Me playing cornerback in high school does not help right now."