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The New York Jets drafted Quinton Coples in the first round, expecting the big defensive lineman to make an immediate impact.
So far, the rookie has been mostly quiet through three games. But Rex Ryan thinks Coples is about to break out - and thinks it could happen Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers.
Coples had a terrific preseason, leading the Jets with 4 1/2 sacks and raising expectations for a player with a reputation for making big plays at times but also struggling to maintain focus during others at North Carolina. Coples says he's learning that life in the NFL is more than just loving and playing, but also ''living the game.''
Once a wide receiver in high school, Coples is ready to be a key part of Ryan's defense.
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FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Quinton Coples is a weed. And that's no knock on the sixteenth overall draft pick either. Weeds, like the dandelion, sprout fast -- setting up roots and, if not uprooted, continues to rapidly grow in strength and size.Much like weeds, Coples was not welcomed to many Jets fans' gardens -- instead desiring a prettier pass-rushing plant (Melvin Ingram...
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The best player on the Jets is out for the year and the Jets are headed South in the standings. And the Patriots battle with the hot Bills.
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan indicated today that they won’t place cornerback Darrelle Revis on season ending injured reserve just yet, in hopes that he’ll be back in time for the Super Bowl.
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Having linebacker Patrick Willis...
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San Francisco 49ers (2-1) at New York Jets (2-1)
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