Found May 02, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
According to Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com, the Jets plan on using Quinton Coples as an outside linebacker so he can rush the quarterback off the edge. As far back as the scouting combine in February, Rex Ryan started dropping hints aboutQuinton Coples becoming more of an edge player. He’ll be on the edge, all right. Coples, used mostly as an interior lineman as a rookie, will be moved to 3-4 outside linebacker, according to a league source. Ryan uses multiple fronts, so it’s quite possible Coples will be deployed as a down lineman in certain situations. But the plan, for now, is to stand him up. The former first-round pick was listed at 290 pounds last season, so he will have to drop weight to play linebacker, which requires some pass-coverage responsibilities. This helps explain why the Jets were so hot for DT Sheldon Richardson, their second pick in the first round. Now there’s an opening on the line for Richardson, who projects as a Day 1 starter. There’s no doubt the Jets need...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES
NOT GOOD ENOUGH, EH?

Moon: Tebow won't cut it in CFL

Warren Moon, who spent six seasons in the Canadian Football League, believes that Tim Tebow has no greater chance of success in that league than he does in the NFL.

New York Jets – Stop With 3-4 Labels

The New York Jets are generally referred to as a “3-4″ defense. This description leads to people attempting to fit all their personnel into pre-conceived roles that lack flexibility. Once somebody is a defensive tackle, they have to be a space-eating two-gap player. Once somebody is an outside linebacker, they have to be in a 2-point stance, frequently lining up at the second...

Allen Arena Football teams offers Tebow contract

The Allen Event Center wasnt too small a stage for Terrell Owens. But what about Tim Tebow? The quarterback, recently cut by the Jets, has been offered a contract by the Texas Revolution, according to The Dallas Morning News. The Texas Revolution is an arena football team that plays in the Dallas suburb of Allen. We feel like Tim Tebow can give his testimony of his faith on family...

New York Jets: Dee Milliner Headlines Lame 2013 Draft Class

The New York Jets are not only in the business of football but also it seems of producing awe and criticism. It is part of the Jets' DNA to do things that make others shake their heads. The 2013 NFL Draft was no different. The Jets are a mess. Coming off a 6-10 season improvement is mandatory. They began the re-haul by removing their star corner Darrelle Revis. They cap off...

Caption the Photo: Mark Sanchez’s Soccer Headband

Jets are an entertaining squad. Not exactly sure what Mark Sanchez was thinking here, but LeBron laughs at his futile attempt to rock a headband. Mark Sanchez speaks with the media wearing a headband. Says it’s “my inner soccer player.” (via @kimjonessports) twitter.com/BleacherReport… — Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) May 2, 2013

Martin Mayhew on adding Tebow: “Never say never.”

Business Insider ESPN shed thousands of collective tears when the New York Jets released their personal protector on the punt team Monday.  Some fans laughed.  Others thanked greater powers (why, I don’t know).  Some NFL general managers confirmed publicly that their team had no interest in the newly-waived former quarterback.  The ears of some GMs perked up.  Lions GM Martin...

Jets’ Sanchez says there is no doubt he expects to win starting role

Speaking on the quarterback competition, Mark Sanchez says he has “no doubt” he will win the starting role (Credit: AP Photo) On Monday, the New York Jets made headlines when the cut former first round quarterback Tim Tebow who spent just one season with the team before being cut. With Tebow off the team, the Jets were down to just five potential starting quarterbacks. Heading...

Tim Tebow clears waivers, hits free agency

Former Jets quarterback Tim Tebow through waivers unclaimed today and is now officially a free agent.  He can sign with any team at any time. Just because no teams put in a claim for Tebow doesn’t mean no one is interested.  Now that he’s a free agent, we’ll find out if anyone really wants to really sign him.   Need NFL Tickets?

Mark Sanchez starts Twitter craze with buzz-worthy headband

Mark Sanchez faced the media Thursday, for the first time since the New York Jets drafted Geno Smith and dumped Tim Tebow, and got almost as many questions about his head gear as he did for the Jets' head games. Looking head-wise more fashion ready for a Jane Fonda workout  — all that was  missing was the green leggings — than a  Jets scrimmage, Sanchez said "no...

Mandatory.com makes spoof LinkedIn page for Tim Tebow

Thanks to the media, Tim Tebow is crammed down the publics throats every single chance they can get.  The New York Jets releasing Tim Tebow was given more publicity on ESPN than Jason Collins coming out as the first active gay athlete in a major sport, which is pathetic given Tebow’s NFL career.  Mandatory.com feels similarly about the Tim Tebow circus and made a hilarious LinkedIn...

Podcast: The Angry Corner, NFL Draft, And Cinco De Mayweather

On this recent edition of The UC Show, Ed leads off by going crazy on the newly-drafted quarterback of the New York Jets, Geno Smith. See, it’s one thing that Geno didn’t get drafted in the first round. Teams are going to do what’s in their best interest. It’s been like that since day one. [...]The post Podcast: The Angry Corner, NFL Draft, And Cinco De Mayweather appeared...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.