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Dolphins make roster moves, part ways with DE Quinton Coples, CB Brice McCain

The roster purge continues in Miami, as the Dolphins have officially parted ways with defensive end Quinton Coples and cornerback Brice McCain.2016's salary cap is estimated to be in the neighborhood of $154 million dollars, a hefty number to say the least. Unfortunately, the Dolphins cap obligations entering Friday had them about $5 million over that number, which led to the need...
Via PhinManiacs
February 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Dolphins terminate contracts of Quinton Coples, Brice McCain

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- The contracts of defensive end Quinton Coples and cornerback Brice McCain have been terminated by the Miami Dolphins, saving the team about $10 million in salary cap space.Coples, a former first-round draft pick, was acquired off waivers from the New York Jets in November and played in six games as a reserve. McCain, a seven-year veteran, spent one season with...
Via Associated Press
February 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Contracts of Coples and McCain terminated by Miami Dolphins

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) The contracts of defensive end Quinton Coples and cornerback Brice McCain have been terminated by the Miami Dolphins, saving the team about $10 million in salary cap space. Coples, a former first-round draft pick, was acquired off waivers from the New York Jets in November and played in six games as a reserve. McCain, a seven-year veteran, spent one season with...
Via Associated Press
February 12, 2016  |  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

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

Jets waive former first-round pick Quinton Coples

The New York Jets waived 2012 first-round pick Quinton Coples on Monday.Coples, who had been struggling to adjust to first-year head coach Todd Bowles' defensive scheme, played a mere five snaps on Sunday in the Jets' 24-17 loss to the Houston Texans. Coples had just eight tackles in 10 games this season.The outside linebacker had a career-high 6.5 sacks last season, but the former...
Via Yardbarker
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets Waive Former First-Round Draft Pick Quinton Coples On Monday

During the offseason, the New York Jets picked up the fifth-year option on linebacker Quinton Coples, who was drafted 16th overall in the 2012 NFL Draft. On Monday, the Jets waived the North Carolina product. The Monday transaction just goes to show that fifth-year options really don’t mean anything unless... The post Jets Waive Former First-Round Draft Pick Quinton Coples On...
Via Steelers Depot
November 23, 2015  |  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. That...
Via AFC East Daily
July 21, 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

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. "A little bit of the...
Via Helmet2Helmet
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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