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  1. Man gets 30 years for road rage killing of ex-NFL playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2018 | Penticton Herald

    This undated file photo released by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office shows Ronald Gasser, accused of killing former NFL running back Joe McKnight during a road rage dispute. Gasser who was convicted of manslaughter in the 2016 road-rage shooting death of former NFL running back McKnight faces sentencing in Louisiana.

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  2. The Latest: Man gets 30 years in shooting of ex-NFL playerRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The Latest on the sentencing of Ronald Gasser, convicted of manslaughter in the 2016 road rage shooting death of former NFL running back Joe McKnight : The man convicted of manslaughter in the 2016 road rage shooting death of former NFL running back Joe McKnight has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Defense lawyers argued that Gasser fired in self-defense when McKnight walked up to his car following a 5-mile confrontation that began on a bridge spanning the Mississippi River in New Orleans and ended with gunfire in neighboring Jefferson Parish.

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  3. Man gets 30 years for road rage killing of ex-NFL playerRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The man convicted of manslaughter in the 2016 road rage shooting death of former NFL running back Joe McKnight was sentenced to 30 years in prison Thursday. Ronald Gasser, 56, had faced up to 40 years in prison.

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  4. 1 Tidbit and 2 QuestionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2018 | Arrowhead Pride

    First, one of my favorite KC factoids: In 2014 KC had 4 players on the roster with a Kick Return TD of at least 80 yards, Jamaal Charles, Knile Davis, Joe McKnight and De'Anthony Thomas. I have not been able to confirm that but I wonder if any other NFL team has had that many different players with a Kick Return TD on the same roster at the same time.

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  5. Driver convicted in killing Joe McKnight sentenced to 30 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2018 | New York Daily News

    The 56-year-old driver convicted in a road rage incident that killed former ex-Jet Joe McKnight was sentenced to 30 years behind bars. A Jefferson Parish jury convicted Ronald Gasser in December on a manslaughter charge for fatally shooting the former running back after a five-mile road race in December 2016.

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  6. 'Road Rage' Driver Who Killed Ex-NFL Player Sentenced To 30 Years PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2018 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    A man convicted of manslaughter in the 2016 shooting death of former NFL running back Joe McKnight in what prosecutors and witnesses described as a road rage incident, was sentenced Thursday to 30 years in prison. "Let this be a cautionary tale to all drivers who rage behind the wheel of their car at other drivers," Jefferson Parish District Judge Ellen Kovach said at Ronald Gasser's sentencing, according to NOLA.com .

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  7. Sentencing nears for ex-NFL running back's killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2018 | The Republican

    The man convicted of manslaughter in the 2016 road-rage shooting death of former NFL running back Joe McKnight faces sentencing in a suburban New Orleans courtroom on Thursday. Defense lawyers argued that Gasser fired in self-defense when McKnight walked up to his car following a 5-mile rolling confrontation that began on a bridge spanning the Mississippi River in New Orleans and ended with gunfire in neighboring Jefferson Parish.

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  8. Was it self-defense? Key factors in Ronald Gasser shooting of Joe McKnight as trial nears endRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | The Advocate

    Jennifer McKnight, left, the mother of former NFL running back Joe McKnight, and her daughter Johanna McKnight, arrive at the Jefferson Parish Government Center in Gretna, La. Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, for the trial of Ronald Gasser who is accused of shooting and killing her son in a road range incident in Terrytown in December 2016.

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  9. Juror provides glimpse into deliberations leading to conviction of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 | The Advocate

    Jennifer McKnight, center, the mother of Joe McKnight, is comforted as she leaves after the guilty manslaughter verdict in the Ronald Gasser trial in the shooting death of former NFL running back Joe McKnight at the Jefferson Parish Government Center in Gretna, La. Friday, Jan. 26, 2018.

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  10. Jury: Man guilty of manslaughter in death of ex-NFL playerRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2018 | Yahoo!

    The man who killed NFL running back Joe McKnight in a December 2016 road-rage confrontation was found guilty of manslaughter Friday by a jury in suburban New Orleans. Ronald Gasser, 56, had been charged with second-degree murder, which carries a life sentence.

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  11. Jury: Man guilty of manslaughter in death of ex-NFL playerRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2018 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    The man who killed NFL running back Joe McKnight in a December 2016 road-rage confrontation was found guilty of manslaughter Friday by a jury in suburban New Orleans. Ronald Gasser, 56, had been charged with second-degree murder, which carries a life sentence.

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  12. Jury convicts man in shooting death of ex-NFL player Joe McKnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    A Louisiana man was found guilty of manslaughter in connection with the deadly shooting of former NFL player Joe McKnight, the Jefferson Parish district FLORHAM PARK, NJ - CIRCA 2011: In this handout image provided by the NFL, Joe McKnight of the New York Jets poses for his NFL headshot circa 2011 in Florham Park, New Jersey. Authorities say Ronald Gasser, 56, shot McKnight during a 2016 road-rage incident in the New Orleans suburb of Terrytown.

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  13. Joe McKnight shooter found guilty of manslaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2018 | UPI

    A jury in Gretna found Ronald Gasser guilty of manslaughter in the shooting death of former NFL running back Joe McKnight , multiple outlets reported. Gasser, 56, faces up to 40 years in prison on the heels of a road-rage confrontation on Dec. 1, 2016, in Terrytown, which is just outside New Orleans.

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  14. Man convicted of manslaughter in road-rage killing of ex-NFL player Joe McKnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2018 | The Raw Story

    Ronald Gasser, who was charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of former NFL player Joe McKnight . The man tried for murder in the road-rage shooting death of former National Football League running back Joe McKnight near New Orleans in 2016 was found guilty of the lesser charge of manslaughter on Friday, local media reported.

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  15. Guilty verdict in the death of former Chiefs running backRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2018 | KMBZ-AM Westwood

    Jurors in the trial of the man who shot former NFL running back Joe McKnight have found the defendent Ronald Gasser guilty of manslaughter. Closing arguments wrapped up Friday morning.

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  16. In the Death of Ex-Jet Joe McKnight, Jury Returns a Manslaughter VerdictRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | The New York Times

    The man who killed the former Jets running back Joe McKnight in a December 2016 road-rage confrontation was found guilty of manslaughter on Friday by a jury in suburban New Orleans. Ronald Gasser, 56, had been charged with second-degree murder, which carries a life sentence.

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  17. Ronald Gasser guilty of manslaughter in death of former Jets running back Joe McKnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | NJ.com

    Ronald Gasser, the man charged with killing former Jets running back Joe McKnight in a 2016 Louisiana road rage incident, was found guilty of manslaughter by a Jefferson Parish jury on Friday. Gasser, 56, admitted to shooting McKnight, 28, as he sat in the driver's seat of his car and McKnight stood at Gasser's open passenger-side window on Dec. 1, 2016.

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  18. Man found guilty of manslaughter in death of ex-CFL player Joe McKnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | GlobalNews

    The man who killed CFL and NFL running back Joe McKnight in a December 2016 road-rage confrontation was found guilty of manslaughter Friday by a jury in suburban New Orleans. Jurors began deliberations Friday afternoon in the case of Ronald Gasser, 56. Manslaughter carries a maximum sentence of 40 years.

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  19. Jurors to decide if ex-Roughrider's death was case of road-rage murder or act of self-defenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | CBC News

    Saskatchewan Roughrider Joe McKnight was shot dead following an argument at an intersection with another motorist in New Orleans. Jurors heard attorneys' final arguments Friday in the trial of the man who killed former NFL and CFL running back Joe McKnight, with prosecutors insisting it was an act of road rage-related murder and defence attorneys saying the killer feared he was in danger from the hulking pro athlete.

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  20. Fate of Ronald Gasser, charged with murdering Joe McKnight, is now in jury's handsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | The Advocate

    Jennifer McKnight, top, the mother of former NFL running back Joe McKnight, and her daughter Johanna McKnight arrive for the Ronald Gasser trial closing arguments in Gretna, La. Friday, Jan. 26, 2018.

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