I don't think the bones being burnt would be a problem. I only deknuckle one side, and I have the same problem with the other side. I've gotten really good scores (multiple top 10's) turning in chicken that looks pretty much like yours. Don't change a thing. That does look pretty damn tasty!
Keith-KC and the Smokeshack Band-Backwoods Fatboy x2, Red Thermapen, Webber Kettle