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...
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5 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets Turnover Tumult

Around this time every year football fans start feeling that familiar itch. It is an itch that signals football, and the hope of a new season on the way. Every year the routine is just about the same: with training camp and “real football” mere weeks away, you start familiarizing yourself with the schedule. You go week by week, check off wins and losses before even knowing...
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11 days ago  |  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...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Karl Dunbar: The Man Behind the Jets’ Defensive Line

Feature Image: NewYorkJets.com When the Jets play great defensively, one man receives all the credit. His name is Rex Ryan. He uses many schemes and fronts to confuse offenses. He has an incredible history of defensive success. Not to mention, he has it in his blood, as his father and brother have had great success in the NFL. Still, more people deserve credit for the Jets’ defensive...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

No Huddle – New York Jets Training Camp Wishes Edition

TJ Rosenthal kicks off another week of New York Jets coverage at Turn On The Jets with his weekly No Huddle - Make sure to give TJ a follow on Twitter on Turn On The Jets a follow on Facebook. Five Early Training Camp Wishes I always marvel at how long it seems to take for a NFL season to return and how fast it flies by once week one arrives. The Jets begin training camp July...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – Top New York Jets

For this week’s TOJ 12 Pack, we are going to rank the top 12 players on the New York Jets roster. Spots were based 50% off 2013 production and 50% off 2014 projection. Disagree with the ranking? Let’s hear it in the comment section or over on Twitter… 12 – Dee Milliner, Cornerback - Maybe a stretch here. However, the player that Milliner was the final four games of the...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets recent drafts provide youth – and hope – for future

Let’s take a look at the Jets (notable) draft picks from the past four years: 2011- *Muhammad Wilkerson, Kenrick Ellis, Bilal Powell, Jeremy Kerley 2012– Quinton Coples, Demario Davis, Antonio Allen 2013– Dee Milliner, **Sheldon Richardson, Geno Smith, Brian Winters, Tommy Bohanon 2014– Calvin Pryor, Jace Amaro, Dexter McDougle, Jalen Saunders, Shaq Evans * = Pro Bowler...
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June 25, 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...
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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...
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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...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

No Huddle – New York Jets On The Clock Edition…

TJ Rosenthal kicks off another week of New York Jets coverage at Turn On The Jets with his weekly No Huddle - Make sure to give TJ a follow on Twitter on Turn On The Jets a follow on Facebook. COME HANG WITH US THURSDAY NIGHT AT FIVE MILE STONE IN NYC FOR OUR LIVE FAN PODCAST! The NY Jets Are On The Clock Thursday night is now just hours away. Soon the Jets will be on the...
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May 05, 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...
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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,...
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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...
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May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 outside linebackers for the New York Jets in the 2014 NFL Draft

With the NFL Draft fast approaching, the New York Jets seem to be pretty set in their front seven. Quinton Coples showed promise for a young linebacker last season, and Calvin Pace is newly re-signed. Maybe the Jets draft an outside linebacker this spring, but it won’t be early. There are too many holes on the roster and pretty much everywhere in the front seven is solidified for...
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March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – February Impatience Edition

The Turn On The Jets 12 pack is back and helping pass your excruciating wait until the NFL offseason officially kicks off. Make sure to follow us both on Twitter and Facebook. Enjoy your weekend! 1. Outside of Geno Smith, there may not be a more important player on the New York Jets roster in terms of swinging the team’s 2014 performance than Quinton Coples. If he can play to...
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February 21, 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...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets have elite D-line in place, now time to give it some help

The New York Jets were weak in a lot of areas in 2013. The defensive line wasn’t one of them. Gang Green boasted arguably the NFL’s best defensive front, anchored by 2011 first-rounder Muhammad Wilkerson and first-round rookie Sheldon Richardson. That pair led the group in workload, but 2012 undrafted nose tackle Damon Harrison was just as good in many ways. And that trio, with...
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January 07, 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...
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets’ Injury Report: Santonio Holmes, Quinton Coples, Josh Cribbs

The New York Jets take on the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on Sunday.  Who is in?  Who is out?  Find out, in your New York Jets Week 8 injury report. The Jets have one player listed as out and that player has made the most noise this week.  Wide receiver Santonio Holmes (hamstring) did not participate all week and is out for Sunday’s game.  Holmes indicated this...
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October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets’ Injury Report: Santonio Holmes, Quinton Coples, Bilal Powell

The New York Jets take on the New England Patriots on Sunday afternoon.  Who is in?  Who is out?  Find out, in your New York Jets Week 7 injury report. Head coach Rex Ryan must have switched back to donuts this week being so happy that the Patriots lost nose tackle Vince Wilfork and linebacker Jerod Mayo for the season to injuries.  To top it all off, shutdown cornerback, Aqib...
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October 19, 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...
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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...
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October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets DLs confirm fines, will appeal

New York Jets defensive linemen Muhammad Wilkerson and Quinton Coples say they will appeal their fines by the NFL for their hits on Tennessee's Jake Locker. Wilkerson says Thursday he was docked $15,785 for roughing the passer, but adds that no penalty was called on the play and insists it wasn't ''a dirty hit.'' Coples was fined $7,875, and also says his...
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October 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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