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Coples: Rex always planned to put me at OLB

Quinton Coples | New York Jets

Following an up and down rookie season along the defensive line, Quinton Coples is spending OTAs adjusting to life as an outside linebacker.

When a front-seven player gets a new position label in a Rex Ryan defense, it's never definitive. Ryan often has his defensive ends lining up at tackle, the outside linebackers setting up shop at the end of the line and his safeties lurking over the pre-snapped football. A change in label just might mean the player will take on that new role just a little more often than he has...

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