Category: ‘Linebackers’

Todd Bowles: Jets Waived Quinton Coples Because “He Wasn’t a Fit for Us”
November 24th, 2015 at 11:55 AM
The New York Jets waived former first round pick Quinton Coples because they had too much depth on their defensive line, Todd Bowles confirmed on Monday. "He just wasn't a fit for us," Bowles said. ***PHOTO1*** "He just wasn’t playing, Bowles said. "I was trying to get a spot earlier and we...

New York Jets Waive Former First Round Pick LB Quinton Coples
November 23rd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The New York Jets have waived LB Quinton Coples, their first round pick in the 2012 NFL Draft out of North Carolina. Coples' role with the club has diminished since Todd Bowles took over as head coach this season. ***PHOTO1*** Coples played just five snaps in yesterday's 24-17 loss to the Houston...

New York Jets Make Practice Squad Changes
November 4th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
The New York Jets signed wide receiver Shane Wynn, and undrafted free-agent, to the practice squad today. To make room for him on the small 10-player squad, the Jets released fullback/linebacker Julian Howsare. ***PHOTO1*** Signing a wide receiver is the last thing that most expected to happen. The quarterback situation is a...

New York Jets Believe There is No Gap Between Themselves and New England Patriots
October 26th, 2015 at 10:25 AM
Yesterday's loss to the New England Patriots has the New York Jets angry. They are angry with themselves for mistakes they made yesterday, especially in the fourth quarter. And they are angry that their division rival defeated them for the eighth time out of the last nine meetings. What makes...

New York Jets LB Quinton Coples Losing Snaps
October 9th, 2015 at 3:47 PM
With the 16th pick i the 1st round of the 2012 NFL Draft, the New York Jets selected linebacker Quinton Coples out of North Carolina. Since then, Coples has racked up 109 tackles, 16.5 sacks, 2 forced fumbles (1 recovered), 4 passes defended and 20 stuffs worth 63 yards. All...