An NFL assistant coach is now fighting for his life after getting hit by a motorist while riding his bike on Saturday in nearby San Ramon.

He was rushed to the San Ramon Regional Medical Center before he was transferred to John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek. Knapp is now reportedly fighting for his life, 9News reported.

Knapp joined the Jets in January as the team’s passing coordinator. He has been an assistant coach since 1997 and has been constantly working with quarterbacks. Aside from the Jets, he has also worked with other NFL teams such as the 49ers, Falcons, Raiders, Seahawks, Texans and Broncos.

“While many know him for his achievements as a coach, his impact as a father and husband are far greater. We are so fortunate to have him in our lives. We are sincerely thankful to all those who have continued to reach out and provide support – it has meant the world to us. We ask that you continue to pray for Greg and our family during this time,” the Knapp family said in an official statement.

Knapp spent the past three seasons with the Falcons as their quarterback coach. He was part of the Denver Broncos that won the Super Bowl in 2015, helping Peyton Manning at that time.

He was working closely with Zach Wilson during the OTA practices at the minicamp this spring.

"Greg is such an amazing individual it is hard to imagine the challenge facing him and his family," New York Jets head coach Robert Saleh said in a statement. "Greg’s fun nature, kind disposition, and wealth of knowledge has allowed him to make genuine connections with all of our coaches, players and staff since he has been here. I ask that you keep him in your prayers as we all pull for him to recover from this horrific accident."

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