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Quinton Coples

Position: Defensive End

The New York Jets signed DE Quinton Coples, the 16th overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft, to a 4 year contract on May 18, 2012 worth an estimated $8,802,794. Coples received a signing bonus of $4,842,036. Base salaries are $390,000(2012), $790,127(2013), $1,190,254(2014), and $1,515,381(2015) and are fully guaranteed. As a first round pick the Jets will also hold an option on Coples for 2016. The option must be exercised following the end of the 2014 regular season and early May of the 2015 League Year. If the option is picked up Coples will receive a base salary that is equal to the average salary of the number 3 thru 25 paid Defensive Ends in the NFL in 2015. That salary is guaranteed for injury and will be fully guaranteed if Coples is on the roster when the 2016 League Year officially begins.



Year Salary Cap Number Dead Money if Cut Cap Savings if Cut
2012$1,600,509$8,727,798($7,127,289)
2013$2,000,636$7,127,289($5,126,653)
2014$2,400,763$5,126,653($2,725,890)
2015$2,800,890$2,725,880$75,000