Quinton Coples

Quinton Coples

Already Impressed, Jets Sit Coples

Quinton Coples has been held out of 11-on-11 team drills because of what the New York Jets defensive lineman says was “a coach’s decision.”


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Jets Waive Ropati Pitoitua, Announce Signing Of Kicker Josh Brown

Say goodbye to defensive lineman Ropati Pitoitua, who became expendable after the Jets drafted Quinton Coples last week.


Quinton Coples of North Carolina holds up a jersey as he stands on stage after he was selected #16 overall by the New York Jets in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on April 26, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Jets’ First-Rounder Quinton Coples: ‘I’m Ready To Become Great As A Jet’

Jets first-round pick Quinton Coples took a few minutes to speak with Joe & Evan on WFAN, and he discussed the kind of player he is, responded to criticism about his dedication and revealed whether or not he knew Jets coach Rex Ryan was going to select him at No. 16.


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Rex, Jets Adopt New Defensive Motto: ‘One Step Faster’

Rex Ryan is hoping speed — the missing ingredient to his squad’s aggressive, physical style — may just help him sack New England and Bill Belichick’s stranglehold on the division.


Stephen Hill

Green Lantern: Ignore The ‘Experts,’ For Jets Are Better Now Than Before

Here we are, just a handful of days removed from the goings on at Radio City Music Hall. Already it’s been determined by people supposedly in the know that the Jets didn’t draft that well. Nonsense.


Terrance Ganaway (credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images), Robert T. Griffin (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Palladino: Jets Draft A Pair Of Bears

It’s nice that the Jets got a potential pass-rusher in the middle front like first-round DL Quinton Coples of North Carolina. But the draftees you really want to watch for the next couple of years came much later.


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Rex Ryan Pleased With Jets’ Impact Draft

Rex Ryan declared his confidence in the Jets’ draft selections and called Gang Green’s strength in depth “unusual.”


Josh Bush

Jets Take Safety Bush From Wake Forrest

The Jets selected safety Josh Bush from Wake Forrest in the sixth round to add to their safety depth.


Stephen Hill

Jets Grab WR Speedster Hill From Georgia Tech In 2nd Round

The New York Jets traded draft picks with the Seattle Seahawks, moving up four spots to take Georgia Tech wide receiver Stephen Hill at No. 43 overall, during Friday night’s second round of the NFL draft.


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Palladino: Jets Go Inside, Giants Go Back In NFL Draft

The Jets and Giants each got what they were looking for. Even if, in Gang Green’s case, it wasn’t what the crowd at Radio City Music Hall wanted.


Linebacker Courtney Upshaw of Alabama takes part in a drill during the 2012 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 27, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Jets Draft Preview

For the moment, the Jets have the 16th pick in the draft. Based on prior history, there’s a pretty good chance they will trade out of that selection, most likely up.


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Palladino: Too Many Holes For Jets

A neighbor, a big Jets fan, was walking back from church the other day when someone asked him who his team would draft come this weekend. “Does it matter?” he said.


Tim Tebow

Tim Tebow Could Be ‘Subtle Tiebreaker’ For Jets On Draft Day

While the Jets GM downplayed the effect Tim Tebow’s presence likely would have on who New York selects, it’s something the team might keep in mind next week.