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QUINTON COPLES RUMORS

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...
Via AFC East Daily
10 days ago  |  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...
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...
Via Helmet2Helmet
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets – The Coples Conundrum

There have been a lot of questions and concerns surrounding New York Jets OLB/DE Quinton Coples this season, as expectations for a breakout second year have been tempered following a slow start for the former first round pick out of UNC. The last time we saw the “real” Quinton Coples, he was manhandling Jaguars quarterback Blaine Gabbert in the preseason, forcing a fumble as...
Via Turn On The Jets
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

82-Day New York Jets Warning – Quinton Coples Unleashed

Here at Turn On The Jets, we decided to take a page out of Robert Mays book over at Grantland (a polite way of saying rip his article idea off) by counting down the 115 days until the New York Jets kick off, with a daily reason to get excited about their return. Mays has the whole NFL to work with, we only have the Goddamn Jets…now there is a challenge, step your game up Mays...
Via Turn On The Jets
June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Quinton Coples: Believe The Hype?

Rookie defensive end Quinton Coples has divided opinion amongst Jets fans ever since it was announced at Radio City last spring that he’d been selected as their first round draft choice. The former North Carolina man arrived in New Jersey with several question marks against his name and, if popular opinion is to be believed, many of those question marks will follow him into his...
Via Turn On The Jets
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

QUINTON COPLES: Budding Rookie Ready to Blossom

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Quinton Coples is a weed. And that's no knock on the sixteenth overall draft pick either. Weeds, like the dandelion, sprout fast -- setting up roots and, if not uprooted, continues to rapidly grow in strength and size.Much like weeds, Coples was not welcomed to many Jets fans' gardens -- instead desiring a prettier pass-rushing plant (Melvin Ingram...
Via Jets Insider.com
September 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Quinton Coples fits right in with the Jets

The New York Jets made Quinton Coples the 16th overall draft pick in 2012 and if it wasn't for Marvin Austin being suspended he may have never had the chance. The former North Carolina defensive end benefited from defensive tackle Marvin Austin being suspended for the entire 2011 season, but it gave him the shot he needed to propel himself into the NFL.
Via The Penalty Flag
May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Jets rookie Quinton Coples has already “grasped”most of the team’s playbook.

NEW YORK—Jets first-round draft pick Quinton Coples obviously heard about the Jets wanting Bruce Irvin really bad. If they had their way it would have been Irvin facing the media at the Jets rookie mini-camp yesterday. While a bit over-zealous, Coples showed everyone how hard he’s willing to work to prove that he’s the best man for the job. Please click the link below to...
Via Players View
May 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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