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Jets OLB Quinton Coples excited for switch from coverage to pass rush

The New York Jets will no longer field a Rex Ryan-led defense as they transition to new head coach Todd Bowles' system. Most of the same players are still in place, but some will see new roles in Bowles' and defensive coordinator Kacy Rodgers' defense.One of those players is outside linebacker Quinton Coples, who was used more in coverage than pass rushing under Ryan. For Bowles...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets linebackers coach: 'Arrow is pointing up' for Quinton Coples

New York Jets linebacker Quinton Coples was drafted in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft and had his fifth-year option picked up by the team despite his uneven play so far in the NFL. In three seasons with the Jets, he has recorded 16.5 sacks, with a career-high 6.5 sacks coming last year.  As he heads into the 2015 season, he will need to live up to his first round talent in...
Via Fox Sports
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets Exercise Quinton Coples 5th year option.

The Jets have exercised the 5th year option for OLB Quinton Coples, which will pay him 7.8 million dollars. To date, Coples has not been the pass rusher that the Jets hoped for when they drafted him with the 16th overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft. He is the owner of 16.5 sacks over the past 3 years, and a mere 2 forced fumbles. Needless to say, the new regime has little to no obligation...
Via EndZoneScore
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets Draft History – 2012

The eighth installment of our ten part series examining the last ten New York Jets drafts, with a look at 2012… 1st Round, 16th overall pick — Quinton Coples, DE, UNC Coples was drafted by Rex Ryan to be the dominant edge rusher that the Jet defense lacked. By the numbers, Coples had a decent rookie season with 5.5 sacks, but the numbers do not tell the whole story. There was...
Via Turn On The Jets
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Coples sheds weight in hopes of shedding blocks

BY NICK ST. DENISThis offseason, Quinton Coples has focused on improving the outside linebacker part of his game, as the hybrid defensive frontman has naturally been more comfortable at defensive end with his history at the position.Now that his role as a DE-slash-OLB is more clearly defined, Coples is making the proper adjustments. Those adjustments? Size.He's still 6-foot-6. That...
Via AFC East Daily
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Man of Mystery – Quinton Coples

What do we know about New York Jets pass rusher Quinton Coples? The man is a physical specimen; a 6’6″ – 290 pound behemoth that can run like a tight end (4.78 second 40). His rare blend of size, speed, and power provide versatility and the potential to be a match up nightmare. All positive and all tantalizing. It is what we do not know about Coples that is concerning. We...
Via Turn On The Jets
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets 2014 Breakout Candidates

Every year a handful of players seemingly come out of nowhere to become major impact players in the NFL. These players all rise from relative obscurity or limited expectations to become major contributors on their respective clubs. Let’s take look at potential 2014 breakout candidates for the New York Jets. Quinton Coples Last off season Coples’ appeared primed to break out...
Via Turn On The Jets
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Klecko on Jets’ Coples: ‘Looks like Tarzan, plays like Jane’

Joe Klecko knows a thing or two about rushing the passer. A former Jets defensive lineman and member of the "New York Sack Exchange," his prowess earned him four trips to the Pro Bowl and a spot in the team's Ring of Honor. Now in a position to judge Gang Green's current pass rushers -- namely linebacker Quinton Coples -- Klecko doesn't like what he sees. "A little bit of the...
Via Helmet2Helmet
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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