Jets' Quinton Coples will miss rest of preseason, out indefinitely

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Monday August 19th, 2013

Quinton Coples will miss at least the rest of the preseason. (Frederick Breedon/Getty Images) Quinton Coples will miss at least the rest of the preseason. (Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

New York Jets linebacker Quinton Coples will miss the rest of the preseason and is out indefinitely after suffering a hairline fracture in his ankle Saturday night against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

The Jets also said in a statement that Coples will undergo a procedure for his ankle on Tuesday.

"Linebacker Quinton Coples suffered an injured right ankle Saturday night in the Jets' 37-13 win over Jacksonville at MetLife Stadium," the team said in the statement. "Coples will undergo a medical procedure on Tuesday. He will miss the remainder of the preseason and is out indefinitely."

Coples fell awkwardly on his ankle after blocking a pass from Jaguars quarterback Chad Henne, in the second quarter of a preseason game the Jets won handily.

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