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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
1 day ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nate Orchard Scheduled to Visit with New York Jets

It is widely known that the New York Jets will be in the market for a pass rusher in the 2015 NFL Draft. With Calvin Pace getting older and Quinton Coples not reaching his potential, the Jets are in the market for 3-4 outside linebacker. Nate Orchard is a hybrid defensive end/outside linebacker that could be selected by the Jets in the second round. In his senior year at Utah, Orchard...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Prospects Who Can Replace Jets Starters

For a team as barren in the talent pool as the Jets at the key starting positions, the Jets are probably more likely than many other teams to start a multitude of rookies in 2015.From a saturated RB pool to a pair of Heisman Trophy QBs with as many question marks as accolades, the Jets have options galore in the draft to immediately improve their squad in 2015.Here are five draft...
Via Pro Football Spot
10 days ago  |  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
13 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  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

NFL Draft: Top 5 Options for the New York Jets At #6

Every week, we will count down a top 5 for a different position group, as well as favorites, sleepers, and preferences. Today, we will take a look at my top 5 preferences for the New York Jets at the 6th pick overall. La’El Collins, OT, LSUWhy? If you follow me on Twitter, you know that Collins has become sort of my drunk crush. To me, he is the best offensive lineman in the draft...
Via Turn On The Jets
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Initial Reaction – Rewind, Jets End Season With Miami WIn

New York Jets fans have seen this movie before. An exciting week 17 over the Miami Dolphins, propelled by standout performances by their young players and an emotional effort for their Head Coach. They left the field with a 37-24 win and a Gatorade bath, similar to their raucous locker room celebration last season. Unfortunately, last year’s win brought them to 8-8 and outside...
Via Turn On The Jets
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Locker on injured reserve, Titans bring in Palmer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Jake Locker's season is over and now that the Titans have placed him on injured reserve with an injured left shoulder, it's likely so is his time in Tennessee. Locker hurt his non-throwing shoulder when hit by Jets defensive end Quinton Coples late in the first half of a 16-11 loss Sunday. The Titans announced the move Monday. The Titans also agreed to terms...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans QB Jake Locker hurts left shoulder vs. Jets

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Titans quarterback Jake Locker has gone to the locker room after hurting his left shoulder when hit by Jets defensive end Quinton Coples late in the first half, and he is questionable to return. Locker threw deep incomplete to Derek Hagan as Coples came around the corner and knocked the quarterback to the ground. Locker's left arm got caught underneath. Locker...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – Jets vs. Dolphins, MNF

12 quick predictions for the New York Jets Monday night game against the Miami Dolphins. A big congratulations to Wayne Chrebet for his induction into the Ring of Honor. Well deserved for #80… 1. Geno Smith will be better than Mike Vick last week: SETTING THE BAR LOW! 2. Chris Ivory will have at least 15 carries. If I type this enough it will eventually come true, right? 3. IK...
Via Turn On The Jets
December 01, 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

TOJ New York Jets Link Dump – August 19th, 2014

Your New York Jets links for August 19th, 2014… - After being hospitalized for injuries sustained in a single car accident, Jalen Saunders has been released from the hospital, but there is no timetable for his return. (ESPN) - Should the Jets consider keeping only two QBs in order to keep an extra player at a position with a lot of talent? When you think about it, there really...
Via Turn On The Jets
August 19, 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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