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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
29 days 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
29 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
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

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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