Quinton Coples Signing: New York Jets Sign First-Round Draft Choice

The New York Jets have reportedly agreed to terms with their first-round draft pick Quinton Coples (via New York Daily News).

The deal with the defensive end out of North Carolina is for four-years (fully guaranteed) with the team option for a fifth season. With the signing of Coples, the Jets have just two unsigned 2012 NFL Draft picks remaining: third-rounder Demario Davis (77th overall) and seventh-rounder Jordan White (244th overall).

Coples was selected 16th overall in the draft after back-to-back first-team All-ACC seasons in 2010 and 2011 for the North Carolina Tar Heels. As a senior, Coples had 55 tackles and 7.5 sacks after recording 59 tackles and 10 sacks as a junior.

For more coverage on the Jets, be sure to check out Gang Green Nation and SB Nation New York for all your needs. Also return to this StoryStream for updates on 2012 New York Jets offseason news.

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