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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
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Who stays and who goes - Dolphins defensive line

2015 turned out to be an up and down season for the Miami Dolphins defensive line. It started off with a lot of excitement. We brought in an elite talent in Ndamukong Suh as well and used a second round draft pick on Jordan Phillips. We had a whole stable of defensive ends such as Cameron Wake, Olivier Vernon, Dion Jordan, and Derrick Shelby.It appeared on paper that Miami would...
Via PhinManiacs
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cap Crap

Free agency begins at the conclusion of the Super Bowl. Considering that's less than a week away, let's look at how the Dolphins have spent their cap. We'll focus first on defense.The Dolphins spent 57.13% of their cap on defense.Four defensive tackles take up a league high 20.96% of the cap. As you fans all know, Ndamukong Suh accounts for 17.79% of that. The other three are...
Via Dolphin Shout
7 days ago  |  Discuss

With the 20th pick in the NFL Draft, the New York Jets select…(Part Two)

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit In my first edition of the Jets first round mock draft I had them selecting Leonard...
Via cover32
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Super Bowl 2016: This Jets draft bust might win ring as Carolina Panthers face Denver Broncos

He didn't exactly work out with the Jets. Watch video The Super Bowl is on Sunday, if you haven't already heard, and even though Stephen Hill won't participate in the game, he might be part of the winning organization.  Yes, that would be former Jets draft bust Stephen Hill, a extremely nice young man but crummy wide receiver...
Via NJ.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dolphins unsure regarding the fate of defensive end Dion Jordan

It's gotten to the point where a lot of Dolphins fans seem to have forgotten that he even exists, but the Miami Dolphins front office has a big decision to make regarding the fate of former first round draft pick Dion Jordan.Once considered one of the top pass-rushers coming out of the 2013 NFL draft, Jordan has had a long fall from grace and was suspended for the entire 2015 season...
Via PhinManiacs
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Jets be able to land Seattle Seahawks' Bruce Irvin in free agency?

The Jets have a need at outside linebacker. Watch video With each passing week of the NFL playoffs, more and more teams' seasons come to an end. On Sunday, Seattle's season concluded in Carolina, so the Seahawks won't play in the Super Bowl for the third straight year.  PLUS: How Jets' Buster Skrine prepared for free agency...
Via NJ.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report Card – Grading Our 2015 New York Jets Predictions

What is the point of making predictions if you will not go back to review them? Prior to the 2015 season starting, I laid out 30 New York Jets predictions for the upcoming year. There are also NFL predictions at the bottom of that linked article (which are a bloodbath) but the Jets predictions? Not too far off… Before diving into the 30 season predictions, our final week to week...
Via Turn On The Jets
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

TOJ Roundtable – New York Jets Win And In Edition

The TOJ Roundtable is back. Make sure to give everybody a follow on Twitter and to let us know your opinion down in the comment section below! You can now find Turn On The Jets on the Breaking Sports App! Download it right here! How can the New York Jets knock off Rex Ryan and the Buffalo Bills to clinch a playoff spot? Joe Caporoso – The Jets are the better football team by a...
Via Turn On The Jets
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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

Jets vs Dolphins Week 12 – Final Notes

The 4-6 Miami Dolphins take a trip to MetLife Stadium to face the 5-5 New York Jets in a pivotal divisional matchup.  The Jets have lost 4 out of the last 5 games and are trying to get back in the win column, let’s take a look and see what it is going to take: Offense- Less bearded Ryan Fitzpatrick leads this Jets offense against a Miami defense that has not lived up to the...
Via Turn On The Jets
November 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins hoping to resurrect former first round pick DE Quinton Coples

The Miami Dolphins signed former first round pick Quinton Coples on Tuesday with the hopes that hey can turn his once promisingn career around after a disappointing start. Coples was drafted by the Jets in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft, but never developed into the impact player they believed he would. The team hopes he can be a better fit in their 4-3 than a standup linebacker...
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November 26, 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

PhinManiacs Live, Nov. 25 - Cowboys Loss, Playoff Hopes, and several Jet related topics 

On this episode of PhinManiacs, we recap the game against the Dallas Cowboys and discuss the state of the AFC, is there any hope for Miami to still somehow make the playoffs?Later we're joined by Max Marcilla of New York Jet Fuel to discuss Sunday's game against the Jets, as well as the Dolphins newest acquisition Quinton Coples, and what has Todd Bowles done for Miami?If you want...
Via PhinManiacs
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Coples says he gets chills in anticipation of facing Jets

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) Quinton Coples is eager to show his former team what he can do when he's back in a three-point stance. The former first-round draft pick will play defensive end for the Miami Dolphins and hopes to make an impact Sunday against the New York Jets, who released him Monday after he struggled as a linebacker. Coples provides a welcome reinforcement for the Dolphins...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins DE Quinton Coples happy to be full-time pass rusher

In four-plus seasons with the New York Jets, Quinton Coples played outside linebacker. As an outside linebacker, Coples rushed the passer and dropped into coverage, but he'll assume a different role with his new team, the Miami Dolphins.Miami runs a 4-3 defense, and at 290 pounds, Coples doesn't have the quickness or coverage skills to play outside linebacker. Instead, he'll be a...
Via Fox Sports
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Rex Ryan tried to reunite with Quinton Coples in Buffalo

The Miami Dolphins claimed former New York Jets outside linebacker Quinton Coples on Tuesday, adding a piece to their defensive line. They weren't the only team to put in a claim on him, though. One other team did: the Buffalo Bills. According to Field Yates of ESPN, the Bills were the only other team to put in a claim on him, but the Dolphins were awarded Coples because of their...
Via Fox Sports
November 25, 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 AP on Fox
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Pass rusher Coples claimed by Miami after parting with Jets

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
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

Dolphins Waive Veteran CB Zack Bowman

The Miami Dolphins announced Tuesday that they’ve placed CB Zack Bowman on waivers to make room for DE Quinton Coples, who was claimed off of waivers from the Jets. We have claimed defensive end Quinton Coples off waivers. To make room on the roster for Coples, we have waived cornerback Zack Bowman. — Miami Dolphins (@MiamiDolphins) November 24, 2015 Bowman, 31, is a former...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Coples claimed by Miami after being waived by Jets

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) Outside linebacker Quinton Coples has been claimed by the Miami Dolphins one day after he was waived by the New York Jets. The Dolphins, who play the Jets on Sunday, have been hit hard by injuries at linebacker and reinforced the position Tuesday. The Jets' decision to part with Coples was a surprise despite his diminished role this season. They made him the...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins claim former Jets first-round OLB Quinton Coples

Just one day after being waived by the New York Jets, former first-round pick Quinton Coples was claimed by the Miami Dolphins, according to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports.Coples played outside linebacker for the Jets since coming into the league in 2012, but with the Dolphins running a 4-3 defense, he'll likely make the move to defensive end. He wasn't viewed as a good fit for the...
Via Fox Sports
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins Claim DE/OLB Quinton Coples Off Waivers From Jets

The Miami Dolphins have claimed DE/OLB Quinton Coples off of waivers from the Jets on Tuesday, according to Mike Garafolo. The Jets somewhat surprisingly cut Coples loose on Monday, due to him being a poor fit for Todd Bowles‘ defensive system. It’s worth mentioning that Coples was drafted by current Dolphins VP Mike Tannebaum when he was the Jets’ general manager, so there’s...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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