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Dolphins Will “Definitely” Waive DE Quinton Coples Before New League Year

Armando Salguero reports that the Dolphins will “definitely” waive DE Quinton Coples before the start of the 2016 league year in March. Coples, 25, is a former first-round pick of the Jets back in 2012. However, he lasted just three years in New York before he was waived and later claimed by the Dolphins back in November. The Jets elected to pick up Coples’ fifth-year option...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Defensive end Quinton Coples appears to be in the Dolphins plans for the 2016 season

When the Miami Dolphins claimed defensive end Quinton Coples off of waivers, the general consensus was that he was merely a rental for the remainder of the 2015 season. But now it seems that the former first-round draft pick is actually in the plans for next season as well.Though he played limited snaps against his former team, Coples apparently caught the attention of the Dolphins...
Via PhinManiacs
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Quinton Coples excited to be back where he belongs - with his hand in the dirt

It isn't easy making transitions in the NFL, you train your whole college career to play a certain position in a specific scheme, and then the team that drafts you tries to turn you into something else, essentially forcing you to start from scratch on a whole new level of intensity unlike anything you'd ever experienced. That's what happened to Quinton Coples.A standout pass-rushing...
Via PhinManiacs
November 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins claim former Jets first-round draft pick Quinton Coples off waivers. CB Zack Bowman waived to make room on roster

The Miami Dolphins have been looking for a pass-rusher to help on the defensive line since Cameron Wake went down for the year with an achilles injury, and the team has decided to address that need by claiming former New York Jets LB/DE and first-round draft pick Quinton Coples off the waiver wire this afternoon. CB Zack Bowman was waived to make room for him on the roster.Coples...
Via PhinManiacs
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Jets OLB Quinton Coples claimed by Dolphins after unexpected release

DAVIE, Fla. -- Pass rusher Quinton Coples was claimed Tuesday by the Miami Dolphins, meaning he may get to play Sunday against the team that just released him -- the New York Jets.The former first-round draft pick played outside linebacker in the Jets' 3-4 defense this year, but will be an end in the Dolphins' 4-3 scheme. Miami lost Pro Bowl end Cameron Wake to a season-ending torn...
Via Associated Press
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins claim Quinton Coples after New York Jets cut him

North Carolina defensive end Quinton Coples was the 16th-overall selection in the 2012 NFL Draft. Coples was a handpicked project of former New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan, and Ryan envisioned Coples being the dynamic scheme changing edge-rusher he’d always needed in New York. Instead, Coples flamed out, and on Monday, the Jets decided to part ways the 6-foot-6 athletic freak...
Via EndZoneScore
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets waive former first-round pick Quinton Coples

The New York Jets waived 2012 first-round pick Quinton Coples on Monday.Coples, who had been struggling to adjust to first-year head coach Todd Bowles' defensive scheme, played a mere five snaps on Sunday in the Jets' 24-17 loss to the Houston Texans. Coples had just eight tackles in 10 games this season.The outside linebacker had a career-high 6.5 sacks last season, but the former...
Via Yardbarker
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets Waive Former First-Round Draft Pick Quinton Coples On Monday

During the offseason, the New York Jets picked up the fifth-year option on linebacker Quinton Coples, who was drafted 16th overall in the 2012 NFL Draft. On Monday, the Jets waived the North Carolina product. The Monday transaction just goes to show that fifth-year options really don’t mean anything unless... The post Jets Waive Former First-Round Draft Pick Quinton Coples On...
Via Steelers Depot
November 23, 2015  |  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

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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