Fantasy Football Player News
Quinton Coples | DE | New York Jets
Posted: 8/18/2013 11:35pm et
Updating a previous report, New York Jets LB Quinton Coples (ankle) is scheduled to undergo surgery on the ankle fracture he suffered in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 17. Coples will be out indefinitely.
Huddle Up: In a little less than a day, Coples has gone from not needing surgery to surgery scheduled and from out 3-4 weeks to out indefinitely. As a result, don't include the Jets' 2012 sack leader in your IDP plans for at least the first quarter or -- more likely -- first half of the season.

Posted: 8/18/2013 2:16pm et
New York Jets LB Quinton Coples (ankle) is expected to miss 3-to-4 weeks because of a hairline fracture in his ankle he suffered in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 17. Coples will not need surgery but could sit out the first two games of the regular season.
Huddle Up: It's probably wise to temper your fantasy expectations for Coples, the Jets' sack leader last season with 5.5, until at least October.

Posted: 5/3/2013 4:05pm et
New York Jets LB Quinton Coples said he believes his switch to outside linebacker should allow him to make more plays in 2013. After weighing 290 pounds last year as a defensive end in a 3-4 scheme, Coples is down to 285 pounds and said he expects to play between 280-285 pounds this upcoming season. "I feel good," Coples said of the switch. "I think it's definitely going to open up more opportunities for me to get to the quarterback and also show my athleticism and drop into coverage."
Huddle Up: More sacks is good news for Coples in IDP leagues, and for the Jets' defense in those fantasy leagues that use team defense.