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2016 NFL Free Agency: Los Angeles Rams Sign DE Quinton Coples To Two-Year Deal

The Rams have added the 16th overall pick from the 2012 NFL Draft to their defensive line.

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The Los Angeles Rams have signed former New York Jets and Miami Dolphins DE Quinton Coples on a two year deal:

We looked briefly at the potential of the move on Monday when Coples' visit with the team was reported.

Now, though, we can lock in Coples as part of a four-man rotation at defensive end with Robert Quinn (who is coming off of back surgery), William Hayes and Eugene Sims (both of whom re-signed with the Rams recently  - Hayes on a three-year dealSims for the same). The previous fourth member of the Rams' DE rotation, Chris Longwas released in February with MLB James Laurinaitis and TE Jared Cookhe has since signed with the New England Patriots.

It's a move full of potential as a reclamation project. Coples never quite lived up to his draft billing with the Jets. Playing on the same line as Quinn and DT Aaron Donald could be what Coples needs to restart his NFL career with the Rams.

Coples was a teammate of Quinn's at North Carolina in 2008 and 2009.

(UPDATED at 2:48pm ET)

Contract terms, per NFL Network's Rand Getlin: