Rams' Quinn named NFC Defensive Player of the Week

Rams' Quinn named NFC Defensive Player of the Week

Rams' Quinn named NFC Defensive Player of the Week

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by Brendan Marks /Football STL

KMOV.com

Posted on September 11, 2013 at 9:46 AM

(FootballSTL) – St. Louis Rams defensive end Robert Quinn was named NFC Defensive Player of the Week for his outstanding performance in the team’s 27-24 win over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.

The third-year pro sacked Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer three times, forced two fumbles and had a tackle for loss.

Quinn’s second forced fumble in the fourth quarter was recovered by the Rams at the Cardinals 22-yard-line, setting the team up for a game-tying field goal.

“I like to credit myself as a pretty fast end, so I like the speed rush of course, as I’m sure you all can tell. I’ve been working,” Quinn said after the game.  “My pass rush moves, I’m happy I got three (sacks) today. We’ll see how the rest of the season goes.”

Quinn had 10.5 sacks last season and would appear to have the potential to get quite a few more than that in his third NFL season.

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