Jets exercise 5th-year option on Quinton Coples
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...Thursday April 23, 2015Quinton Coples visits with students at Kinston school
Former Kinston High School football and basketball player Quinton Coples visited Southeast Elementary School on Friday. The New York Jets player partnered with Nike to...Saturday February 7, 2015Quinton Coples gives turkey meals to those in need
Kinston native and current New York Jets linebacker Quinton Coples and volunteers for his foundation handed out Thanksgiving meals to families in need Wednesday night...Thursday November 27, 2014Carolina Rundown: November 10
Tar Heels in the NFL: Bruce Carter had a pretty interception and seven tackles for the Cowboys in London. Da'Norris Searcy had four tackles. Quinton...Monday November 10, 2014Carolina Rundown: October 27
If you only read one story today, this is an inspirational one about Kaitlin Morelli, the daughter of longtime football equipment manager Dominic Morelli. The...Monday October 27, 2014Why is Jets OLB Quinton Coples playing less and less?
A curious pattern is developing with the Jets' defense—and, no, this isn't another disquisition on the unit's inability to get off the field because it...Sunday October 26, 2014NY Jets' 2012 No. 1 pick Quinton Coples finally having a breakthrough at linebacker
Quinton Coples hears and reads the criticism without losing sight of what matters most in his life. He is a physical force, a large human,...Saturday September 27, 2014Tar Heels In The NFL – Week Two
In his second career game Sunday against the Carolina Panthers, Detroit tight end Eric Ebron had three catches for 38 yards. Giovani Bernard, TB, Cincinnati...Wednesday September 17, 2014Quinton Coples expects to keep job, have 'big year'
Undaunted by a challenge from Jason Babin, Quinton Coples remains steadfast in his belief that he will have a breakout season for the New York...Monday August 18, 2014UNC's Defensive Line Banking on Depth
North Carolina is counting on its defensive line’s depth to overshadow the lack of a brand name and recent attrition. Robert Quinn. Quinton Coples. Sylvester...Sunday August 10, 2014Quinton Coples is ready to be great
Quinton Coples is confident in his ability and his defined role within the Jets' defense. But it's taken the former first-round pick two seasons --...Saturday August 2, 2014Why slimmer Jets LB Quinton Coples could have 'a monster year'
It started with the things he took away. No cheese, bread or what he calls “white sauces,” like mayonnaise or Caesar dressing. He replaced beef...Saturday August 2, 2014Ethan Farmer's Moment to Shine
"It's been a long road," Ethan Farmer told Tar Heel Illustrated about his time at North Carolina. "When I first got here I got recruited...Monday March 31, 2014Kevin Reddick, Quinton Coples make rounds in New York City
Kevin Reddick and Quinton Coples would much rather be playing football this weekend. Instead, they are roaming New York City making appearances and taking in...Saturday February 1, 2014For Quinton Coples, It’s All About Bouncing Back
If it seems like Quinton Coples has had an extra pep in his step in recent weeks, well, he has. But it hasn’t all been...Thursday December 26, 2013Tar Heels In The NFL: Week 15
Earlier this month, an ESPN.com article said the Broncos would need some players to step up, such as Sylvester Williams. On Thursday night, Williams had,...Wednesday December 18, 2013Tar Heels In The NFL: Week Nine
Bengals running back Giovani Bernard had one of the most exciting plays in the NFL all year. He's received a lot of praise for a...Tuesday November 5, 2013Quinton Coples Has ‘Breakout Game’ vs. Saints
Quinton Coples had just two tackles, but one of them snuffed TE Josh Hill for an 8-yard loss on a fourth-and-inches end-around at the Jets...Monday November 4, 2013Tar Heels in the NFL: Week Eight
Hakeem Nicks had seven catches for 51 yards this weekend and now has 34 catches for 521 yards on the season, but still hasn't caught...Tuesday October 29, 2013Quinton Coples: Jets' linebacker? Defensive end? 'Just call him a ballplayer'
Quinton Coples' physical abilities -- with a 6-6, 290-pound frame and 4.78 speed in the 40-yard dash -- have allowed a smooth transition beyond the...Friday October 25, 2013