Found August 18, 2013 on Sports by Colin:
NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport says New York Jets outside linebacker Quinton Coples will undergo “a procedure” on his fractured ankle Tuesday and is “out indefinitely.” In the midst of transitioning from defensive end, the 23-year-old Coples is expected to miss the opener on September 8 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in East Rutherford. Selected out of North Carolina 16th overall in 2012, the 6-foot-6, 285 pound Coples will one day seriously contend for the AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year award. Compiling 30 tackles and 5.5 sacks in two starts as a rookie, Coples’ dedication in the weight room … Continue reading →

New York Jets Suffer Big Blow On Defense

New York Jets second-year pass-rusher Quinton Coples is expected to miss the start of the 2013 NFL regular season after sustaining a hairline fracture of his ankle, the New York Daily News reported Sunday. The former 2012 first round pick (No. 16 overall) out of North Carolina suffered the injury when he landed awkwardly after jumping to swat a Chad Henne pass late in the first...

Jets OLB Quinton Coples To Be Sidelined 3-4 Weeks With Fractured Ankle

Jane McManus of ESPN New York reports that Jets OLB Quinton Coples could be sidelined for 3-4 weeks after he suffered a fractured ankle during Saturday’s preseason game against the Jaguars. The good news for Coples is that the injury will not require any type of surgery. Having intended to swat a pass, Coples landed awkwardly and was forced to leave the game during the second...

McIntyre and Barnes to Fill in for Coples

Florham Park, NJ- Quinton Coples is not your average defensive player. If an average defender gets injured they can simply be replaced by another average defender, but to replace Coples the Jets will rely on two separate players.Rex Ryan is understandably disappointed that Coples is expected to miss, at least, three-to-four weeks with a slight hairline fracture in his ankle, but...

Report: Quinton Coples has a hairline fracture in his ankle

According to Rich Cimini of,  Jets linebacker Quinton Coples could end up missing three to four weeks with a hairline fracture in his ankle.  The good news is that surgery is not required. Coples rushed Jacksonville quarterback Chad Henne with roughly five minutes left in the second quarter Saturday night, blocked a pass and appeared to fall awkwardly. He spent...

Jets' LB Quinton Coples out three to four weeks with ankle fracture

The Jets’ defensive front seven is expected to be one of their strengths this season and outside linebacker Quinton Coples is expected to play a large part in that group. But Coples might not be ready for the Sept. 8 season opener against Tampa Bay because he suffered a hairline fracture in his right ankle during Saturday night’s 37-13 win over Jacksonville and will miss three...

Jets' Coples out indefinitely with ankle injury

Rex Ryan and the New York Jets will be without one of their key defensive players for a while. Linebacker Quinton Coples, the team's sacks leader last season as a rookie, is out indefinitely with an ankle injury that will require surgery. The Jets announced Sunday night that Coples, injured in the team's 37-13 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Saturday night, will have...

Quinton Coples has hairline fracture in ankle, out 3-4 weeks

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Jets Confirm Quinton Coples Out Indefinitely

Photo credit to: The New York Jets confirmed outside linebacker Quinton Coples suffered an ankle injury in Saturday’s 37-13 win against the Jaguars and announced he is out indefinitely, making it sound like the injury is far worse than they originally thought. A source close tot he team told The New York Post late Saturday that Coples had suffered a hairline fracture...

Jets' Coples out indefinitely, McIntyre to fill in

New York Jets linebacker Quinton Coples will be sidelined indefinitely with an ankle injury, and coach Rex Ryan says veteran Garrett McIntyre will take his place on the starting defense. Coples was hurt late in the second quarter of New York's 37-13 win over Jacksonville on Saturday night when he batted down a pass by Chad Henne and suffered what is believed to be a hairline...

Barnes likely a Week 1 starter if Coples sits

BY NICK ST. DENISIn frugal fashion, the New York Jets signed former San Diego Chargers outside linebacker Antwan Barnes to plug in as a situational pass-rusher and rotational front-seven defender.Barnes, however, will likely start the season in a bigger role than the Jets initially intended for him.Starting outside linebacker Quinton Coples is reportedly expected to miss three to...

McIntyre to 'start' for Coples, Barnes still in mix

BY NICK ST. DENISLast night, I wrote about how New York Jets outside linebacker Antwan Barnes was in line for a Week 1 start if Quinton Coples wasn't available thanks to a hairline fracture in his ankle.Turns out, Barnes won't be the official "starter," though he'll still get plenty of snaps in that position. The depth chart promotion will go to journeyman and...
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