ST. LOUIS (AP) -- First-round pick Robert Quinn was treated like just another rookie Friday night after his first full contact practice with the St. Louis Rams.
The defensive end from North Carolina had to carry five sets of shoulder pads off the field at the end of the session, along with an extra helmet, all courtesy of his fellow defensive linemen, who forced him into the role of equipment runner.
Quinn says his teammates wanted to show him that he is "still a pup."
But he's an important pup, one that is expected to become an important part of the St. Louis defense.
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