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TOJ Roundtable – Jets Pre-Season Concern 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! Today’s question is… Through two pre-season games, what position are you most concerned about for the New York Jets? Joe Caporoso – I don’t think the concerns about tight end are unwarranted at all but I’m going to go with the linebacker...
Via Turn On The Jets
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports
3 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

Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – Overrated/Underrated Edition

We are back with another Turn On The Jets 12 Pack, with a New York Jets overrated and underrated edition. Make sure to check out our latest podcast and tune in this Wednesday when we are back on our normal day/time. For the purpose of this article, a player’s “rating” is based off a combination of general fan perception and analysis of those covering the team. If you disagree...
Via Turn On The Jets
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets boast two of the top ten scariest position groups

The New York Jets have quite the talented team heading into 2015 (Photo Credit: Bing Images) As we complete OTAs, and look ahead to training camp, speculation season is in full swing. The rosters have begun to take shape, and we start to see what position units are going to look like. The Jets are no different. So which groups are the best? In the spirit of speculation, which units...
Via EndZoneScore
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets breakout candidates in 2015

SS Calvin Pryor Pryor stepped into an unfortunate situation his rookie year as then general manager John Idzik had done a terrible job of putting together a formidable secondary. Idzik’s decision not to address the secondary via free agency forced Rex Ryan to play Pryor at free safety as opposed to his natural strong safety position. This year however, the Jets will have no shortage...
Via isportsweb.com
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets 4-Round Mock Draft

Round One – Alvin Dupree, OLB/DE, Kentucky View image | gettyimages.com I’m taking a major risk here.  Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston were gone at this point.  As were Dante Fowler and Vic Beasley.  I had trouble deciding what to do here, though I knew I’d go pass rusher, since that is the Jet’s second biggest need.  Calvin Pace and Quinton Coples can’t...
Via TopSportsReport
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets exercise 5th-year option on Quinton Coples

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) The New York Jets have exercised their fifth-year option for 2016 on outside linebacker Quinton Coples. Coples, the Jets' first-round draft pick in 2012 out of North Carolina, had a career-high 6 1/2 sacks last season. He has 16 1/2 career sacks, 104 tackles and two forced fumbles in his three seasons in New York. The move Thursday was expected. Teams can...
Via AP on Fox
April 23, 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

The New York Jets will be a Playoff Team in 2015

Quinton Coples and David Harris make a tackle against the Miami Dolphins. (Mandatory Credit: NewYorkJets.com) One of the things that makes the NFL, and sports in general, so amazing is that every new season starts with the promise of greatness. While the beginning of the offseason is spent dwelling on what could have been or the near misses of the previous year, the impending new...
Via The Sports Journal
April 17, 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

Jets Exercise OLB Quinton Coples’ Fifth-Year Option

Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports the Jets are picking up OLB Quinton Coples‘ 2016 fifth-year option. This move will cost the Jets a salary of $7.751 million for the 2016 season. However, it’s worth mentioning that this salary is guaranteed only for injury and won’t prevent the two parties from negotiating a cap ... The post Jets Exercise OLB Quinton Coples’...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Jets Who Could Break Out in 2015

1. Quinton Coples View image | gettyimages.com He had a career high 6.5 sacks on the year. Expect that number to increase. He’s a pass rusher and now, with a beefed up secondary, he’ll be off the leash because of so much help playing behind him. The Jets are in need of a complimentary outside rusher with Calvin Pace aging, so don’t be surprised if they grab someone...
Via TopSportsReport
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets Biggest Needs Ahead of Draft

1. Tight End View image | gettyimages.com Jace Amaro might be a nice guy, but he isn’t cutting it as starting Tight End for the Jets. According to rotoworld.com Jace Amaro is essentially “an over-sized possession receiver” I’d agree 100% if his hands were better. This is a major concern for the New York receiving corps because he in no way takes any pressure...
Via TopSportsReport
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

The New York Jets Linebacker Problem

An underrated need for the New York Jets is the linebacker position. Todd Bowles is likely to predominantly run a 3-4 defense with a multitude of other schemes mixed in but the cupboard is currently bare behind the Jets stout defensive line. Let’s look at how they got there, where they are now and how they can improve beginning with this off-season. Under Rex Ryan, the linebacker...
Via Turn On The Jets
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

The New York Jets “Not Happening” List

A quick list of players you should probably remove from your New York Jets off-season projection list… Ndamukong Suh – The Lions probably are not going to find a way to keep him. Suh is going to get PAID on the open market but it won’t be from the Jets. If there is one position the Jets aren’t going pay out a borderline historic free agent contract at, it is the defensive...
Via Turn On The Jets
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets – The Defensive Remains

A run through the New York Jets defensive remains from 2014 and who could be a factor in 2015. Here is the offensive version if you missed it. Starters Sheldon Richardson – The team’s best overall player in 2014 and an absolute monster in the middle. Richardson finished with 66 tackles, 8 sacks, 5 TFLs and a forced fumble, improving on his Rookie of the Year season. He should...
Via Turn On The Jets
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Jetsdaq, New York Jets Week 15 Risers and Fallers

Last week I wrote about how the Jets have lost games this year in every way conceivably possible, but boy was I wrong. The Jets did in fact win this game, but they showed me once again that you should never stop expecting the unexpected when you’re a Gang Green fan. On the final play of the game, with the announcers talking about the Music City Miracle, I truly thought that Delanie...
Via Pro Football Spot
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets – Morning Cup of Coffee: Black Friday Edition

Coming off of a 38-3 blowout loss to the Buffalo Bills, the New York Jets have officially hit rock bottom in 2014. They are turning back to Geno Smith at quarterback and also giving some of the younger players more opportunities to play (unleash IK!). So what’s left to talk about with the Jets in the cellar of the AFC East? Well, a lot to be quite honest…Harbaugh On the Hot...
Via Turn On The Jets
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Quinton Coples gets penalty for decapitating Donald Brown (Video)

Quinton Coples received an unnecessary roughness penalty on Sunday for his huge hit on Donald Brown during the second quarter of the Jets-Chargers game. The Chargers had a first-and-10 from the 15 and handed off to Brown, who was immediately taken out by a clothesline from Coples. Coples came around the edge and made a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets – Reviewing the Defense – Week 4

The Jets are officially off to a 1-3 start after losing another close match up against an NFC North opponent. The Lions high octane passing attack seemed to get the best of the Jets defense, although the pressure from the front seven was present. Let’s take a look at the best and worst from week 4 from the defense… Stand out play of the week: Sheldon Richardson beats double...
Via Turn On The Jets
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets GIF Dump & Leftover Observations – Week 1

A New York Jets GIF Dump for their 19-14 win over the Oakland Raiders. Want to see a specific play from the game going forward? Tweet it over to @TurnOnTheJets… #Routes Here comes the blitz Run, Geno run (slide, Geno slide) Pretty stuff from Geno to Cumberland (full passing breakdown coming tomorrow) Kraken…fast enough to celebrate at the 35 yard line This is happy Rex...
Via Turn On The Jets
September 09, 2014  |  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 Green's defense...
Via AFC East Daily
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

The Top Five 3–4 Front Sevens In The National Football League

Honorable Mentions: New York Jets and Washington Redskins- The Jets possess three excellent defensive linemen, which gave them instant consideration. The reason that they are not higher is that their linebacking corps is below average. Quinton Coples has been a bust, while Calvin Pace is aging and has been inconsistent rushing the passer, leaving Muhammad Wilkerson, a 3-4 defensive...
Via Football Nation
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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