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NimbleTV Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – Jets vs. Packers Predictions

Back with another edition of the NimbleTV Turn On The Jets 12 Pack! Sign up at the link to make sure you don’t miss any NFL or New York Jets action in 2014. We are always asked how to catch games when you are on the road and our answer is: NimbleTV On to the Jets/Packers predictions… 1. Geno Smith will throw for more yards than he did last week (221), rush for less yards (38...
Via Turn On The Jets
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Quinton Coples Almost Decapitates Maurice Jones-Drew (Video)

New York Jets linebacker Quinton Coples almost snatched Maurice Jones-Drew’s entire head off with this clothesline tackle against the Raiders.   h/t Michael Gallagher 
Via BlackSportsOnline
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Rex on Babin: He's going to play, and so is Coples

BY NICK ST. DENISVeteran defender Jason Babin, who the New York Jets signed this summer to provide depth on the outside of the front-seven, cut into third-year hybrid defender Quinton Coples' playing time Saturday in the team's Week 2 preseason win.The pass-rushing specialist Babin was on the field for 31 plays to Coples' 15.Jets coach Rex Ryan, the architect of Gang...
Via AFC East Daily
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Training Camp Preview: Linebackers

Here at cover32 – New York Jets, we will bring you a preview of each position battle daily, leading up to the Jets training camp on July 23rd.   Next on the list: Linebackers Enjoy! Linebackers Projected starters: OLB-Quinton Coples, ILB-Demario Davis, ILB- David Haris, OLB- Calvin Pace Projected back-up’s: Antwan Barnes, Garrett McIntyre, Nick Bellore, Jermaine Cunningham...
Via cover32 - Jets
July 22, 2014  |  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...
Via AFC East Daily
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

TOJ Jets Roster Preview – The Edge Setters

Today we finish up the defensive preview of the New York Jets roster with a look at the outside linebackers. In case you missed it (HOW DARE YOU), here is our breakdown of the defensive tackles, defensive ends, inside linebackers, cornerbacks, and safeties… Calvin Pace #97 – 869 defensive snaps (79 percent) – 53 tackles, 10 sacks, 2 forced fumbles, 3 passes defensed It feels...
Via Turn On The Jets
July 15, 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

Coples working on his outside linebacker chops

BY NICK ST. DENISNew York Jets defensive frontman Quinton Coples knows he may play anywhere in Rex Ryan's multiple scheme at any time.So a year after taking on more of a hybrid role--with an emphasis on the switch to outside linebacker--the third-year North Carolina product is working on expanding his repertoire this offseason."That’s what I’ve been working on, being...
Via AFC East Daily
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Jet DE Joe Klecko says Quinton Coples looks like Tarzan, and plays like Jane

Quinton Coples hasn’t been quite as successful through his first two seasons. Coples was projected as a top 10 pick and dropped to the 16th pick.  He hasn’t developed into the edge rusher that the Jets hoped he’d be. Former defensive end Joe Klecko does not question his athletic ability but rather his efforts.  “A little bit of […] The post Former Jet DE Joe Klecko...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

NY Jets great Joe Klecko on young DE/OLB Quinton Coples: ‘He looks like Tarzan, plays like Jane’

The strongest part of the Jets roster is the defensive front, but one member of the New York Sack Exchange doesn’t believe one member of the unit is living up to expectations. The Jets drafted Quinton Coples with the 16th overall pick in 2012, and the DE/OLB has performed inconsistently in his first two seasons in the league. “A little bit of the time he looks like Tarzan,...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 03, 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...
Via Helmet2Helmet
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Looking Back: 10 Best Players Of The 2012 NFL Draft

2013 was another exciting year in the NFL. We saw big plays, big upsets, and big hits. A lot of those big and surpising moments came from the 2012 draft class.We saw early picks like Andrew Luck and Quinton Coples flourish from the beginning, while fellow first-rounders Trent Richardson and Justin Blackmon have struggled as of late.Mid-round picks like Russell Wilson and Nick Foles...
Via Football Nation
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Quinton Coples finishing the season on a high note

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – Just before heading into the cafeteria after practice, Quinton Coples jokingly raises his hand in the air, up and out of the reach of a Jets public relations staff worker, looking for a high five.The 6 foot 6 inch, 290-pound linebacker lets out a deep laugh as he watches her she jump and struggle to meet his skyward arm before mercifully lowering his hand to...
Via Jets Insider.com
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Jets – The Coples Conundrum

There have been a lot of questions and concerns surrounding New York Jets OLB/DE Quinton Coples this season, as expectations for a breakout second year have been tempered following a slow start for the former first round pick out of UNC. The last time we saw the “real” Quinton Coples, he was manhandling Jaguars quarterback Blaine Gabbert in the preseason, forcing a fumble as...
Via Turn On The Jets
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets’ Injury Report: Santonio Holmes, Quinton Coples, Stephen Hill

The New York Jets take on the Atlanta Falcons in a Monday night Salsa dance.  Who is in?  Who is out?  Find out, in your New York Jets Week 5 injury report.The Jets and head coach Rex Ryan are at it again with their week 5 injury report.  There are 17 players listed on the report, three are out, two are questionable and a whopping 12 players listed as probable.  Rex Ryan is...
Via NFL Injury Report
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Wilkerson, Coples fined for hit on Jake Locker

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports and Manish Mehta of the NY Daily News,  Quinton Coples and Muhammad Wilkerson are being fined for their hit on Titans quarterback jake Locker.  Both players will appeal. Despite Jake Locker saying there should be no fines on the hits that injured him, @mowilkerson was fined $15,785 on it. It's being appealed — Jason La Canfora...
Via Pro Football Zone
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Jake Locker carted off field after taking big hit from two defenders

It did not take long for the cart to come out for Jake Locker. The Titans quarterback got caromed between Muhammad Wilkerson and Quinton Coples and immediately grabbed his hip when he fell to the ground. Wilkerson struck Locker in the chest and Coples knocked the University of Washington product on the left side of his hip. Locker gave the Tennessee crowd a thumbs up as he left the...
Via NESN.com
September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets’ Injury Report: Santonio Holmes, Quinton Coples, Geno Smith

The New York Jets take on the Tennessee Titans on Sunday.  Who is in?  Who is out?  Find out, in your New York Jets Week 4 injury report.The Jets finally have a manageable injury report (for them) with only 14 players listed, three players listed as out and 11 players listed as probable.  If I had to fancy a guess, all the players listed as probable should see action against...
Via NFL Injury Report
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets’ Injury Report: Santonio Holmes, Quinton Coples, Jeremy Kerley

The New York Jets take on the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.  Who is in?  Who is out?  Find out, in your New York Jets Week 3 injury report.Again, just like Weeks 1 and 2, it looks like the New York Jets listed everyone in the organization on this week’s injury report.  There are 16 players listed on this week’s report, 15 as probable and one as out.As all of you know who read...
Via NFL Injury Report
September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets LB Coples will play vs. Bills

Linebacker Quinton Coples will make his regular-season debut for the New York Jets on Sunday against the Buffalo Bills, a month after having surgery on a fractured ankle. Coples, listed as probable on the team's injury report Friday, hurt his right ankle against Jacksonville on Aug. 17 and had surgery to repair a hairline fracture three days later. He was originally listed...
Via AP on Fox
September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets’ Quinton Coples returns to practice

Darin Gantt of NBCSports reports that New York Jets linebacker, Quinton Coples, is back at Jets’ practice.  This is great news for the Jets and bad news for the rest of the NFL.  Coples will join a Jets' defense that is already rank third in the league with only 241 yards allowed per game.Sidelined since the preseason with a hairline fracture in his ankle, Coples can only...
Via NFL Injury Report
September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets’ Week 2 Injury Report: Mark Sanchez, Quinton Coples, Jeremy Kerley

The New York Jets travel to Foxborough, Massachusetts on Thursday night to face their AFC East rival, the New England Patriots.  Who is in?  Who is out?  Find out, in your New York Jets Week 2 injury report.Again, just like Week 1, it looks like the New York Jets listed everyone in the organization on this week’s injury report.  I am telling you, head coach, Rex Ryan, woke...
Via NFL Injury Report
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets By The Numbers: Quinton Coples

Quinton Coples, listed at 6’6” 290 Lbs., a 4-star recruit out of high school, played 4 seasons of ACC football at North Carolina. During his tenure with the Tar Heels, Quinton had 144 tackles, 40.5 tackles for loss, 24 sacks, 5 forced fumbles, and 4 passes defended. Coples did not receive much playing time during his freshman and sophomore seasons. However, his junior and senior...
Via One Jet At A Time
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
Via Jets Insider.com
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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