Jets' Coples moving from DE to OLB

Updated: May 2, 2013, 5:52 PM ET
Associated Press

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Quinton Coples expects to make things a bit more miserable for opposing quarterbacks this season.

The New York Jets are moving Coples to outside linebacker after he had a solid rookie season at defensive end. The team's first-round draft pick last year out of North Carolina confirmed the position switch Thursday during the Jets' first open locker room media session since last season.

Coples led New York with 5½ sacks while playing defensive end and defensive ...

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