Jets stand by Quinton Coples pick

Updated: April 27, 2012, 8:03 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Quinton Coples, whose stated goal at the start of his senior year was to become the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL draft, fell all the way to the New York Jets at No. 16 -- a drop that cost him millions.

His response?

"I think they got a great value," a smiling Coples said Friday of his new team.

The Jets think so, too, but their first-round pick, who received a mixed reaction from fans Thursday night at Radio City, comes with questions about his maturity ...

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