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New York Jets Moving Quinton Coples to Outside Linebacker?
May 3rd, 2013 at 1:25 PM
When the New York Jets drafted Missouri defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson No. 13 overall in the 2013 NFL Draft, it was a sign of a shakeup in their defensive front. While the Jets are usually identified as a 3-4 defense, it's a very varied front and the scheme Rex Ryan...

New York Jets’ Quinton Coples: Look Back at 2012 NFL Draft
February 6th, 2013 at 5:55 PM
There was plenty of backlash when the New York Jets selected Quinton Coples in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft. After names like Melvin Ingram and Courtney Upshaw were linked to the Jets throughout the process, many assumed if one of those two were on the board they...

Aaron Maybin, Quinton Coples and Calvin Pace: Who Will Have the Most Sacks for the New York Jets?
July 17th, 2012 at 8:05 AM
Jets 101 recently gave New York Jets fans a chance to voice their opinions by conducting its first weekly fan poll.  The question asked was "Who will have the most sacks for the Jets in 2012?"  The fans have spoken, and the results are in. Aaron Maybin, Quinton Coples, Muhammad...

North Carolina Football Players Took Fake Classes According to Report
June 12th, 2012 at 2:50 PM
North Carolina football players gravitated toward a fake class according to a recent report from Dan Kane and Andrew Carter of The News & Observer. With the 16th pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the New York Jets selected defensive lineman Quinton Coples out of North Carolina. This is not...

New York Jets Sign Quinton Coples, First Round Pick in 2012 NFL Draft
May 17th, 2012 at 6:49 PM
The New York Jets have signed another of the 2012 NFL Draft picks, getting North Carolina defensive lineman Quinton Coples under contract. Quinton Coples signed with the Jets for four years, $9 million, fully guaranteed. Only Demario Davis and Jordan White remain unsigned of the Jets' 2012 NFL Draft picks. ***PHOTO1*** Quinton...

New York Jets’ Quinton Coples: Early Reports are All Good
May 4th, 2012 at 4:50 PM
The New York Jets opened rookie minicamp today and while the players with the most to prove are the ones that weren't drafted, the 2012 NFL Draft selections have the most eyes on them. Out of all of those players, Quinton Coples is the center of attention. At 6-6, 284,...

Quinton Coples Selected by New York Jets in 2012 NFL Draft: Jets 101 Roundtable
April 27th, 2012 at 2:00 PM
The New York Jets selected North Carolina defensive end Quinton Coples in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Was it the right pick? The Jets 101 team gives their take on the selection in a crucial draft for the franchise. ***PHOTO1*** Do you like the selection of Quinton Coples? Why...

New York Jets NFL Draft 2012: Quinton Coples is not Vernon Gholston
April 27th, 2012 at 11:00 AM
When the New York Jets drafted Quinton Coples last night in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft, the immediate reaction from many was that they just drafted the next Vernon Gholston. That started popping up as a common theme after Mel Kiper made it clear that he views...

New York Jets’ Quinton Coples: AFC East Roundtable
April 27th, 2012 at 8:00 AM
The New York Jets' selection of North Carolina defensive end Quinton Coples at no. 16 overall in the 2012 NFL Draft has gotten a lot of different reactions, many negative. It seems most are latching on to the report about teams questioning his motor due to the drop in his...

New York Jets’ Quinton Coples: Rex Ryan and Mike Tannenbaum Talk About First Round Pick in 2012 NFL Draft
April 26th, 2012 at 11:44 PM
The New York Jets surprised many when they select Quinton Coples of North Carolina with the 16th selection in the 2012 NFL Draft. The Jets are hoping that Coples can be dominant on the edge and be the pass rusher they have been searching for since Rex Ryan arrived in...