This means they have addressed their need on the defensive line with the selection. Now the Jets need a Rush outside linebacker, running back, wide receiver, right tackle, and a free safety. I give this pick a B grade because I would have preferred either David DeCastro or Riley Reiff. Coples will play a position similar to the five-technique defensive end position under Rex Ryan.
Ironically I had predicted this pick with my only mock for Rant Sports. Many fans will be disappointed tonight that Melvin Ingram was not selected by the Jets but Coples is a better prospect, at least in my humble opinion.
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