Quinn scores for the Rams

  • Friday, November 29, 2013

roper-photography.com FD graduate Robert Quinn is having a strong season for the St. Louis Rams.

Fort Dorchester graduate Robert Quinn scored his first NFL touchdown Sunday.

Quinn, a defensive end for the St. Louis Rams, collected a sack, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and his first career touchdown all on the same play. The 6-4, 264-pound defender powered his way to the Chicago quarterback in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game and stripped the football out of his hands while bringing the QB to the ground. The former Fort Dorchester and UNC standout then recovered the fumble and returned it approximately 31 yards into the end zone for the score, which gave his team a 41-21 lead. After a successful extra point, St. Louis went on to claim a 42-21 victory and improve to 5-6 on the season.

Quinn and fellow defensive end Chris Long have teamed up with tackles Kendall Langford and Michael Brockers to give the Rams one of the best pass rushing units in the NFL. The front four have combined for 25 sacks this season and shown an ability to divert and deflect passes when unable to reach the quarterback.

Quinn, now in his third year with the Rams, has 13 sacks this season to lead the NFL. He has 35 total tackles, of which 32 are unassisted, and has forced six fumbles.

Last year Quinn finished with 29 tackles, including 24 solo, and 10.5 sacks.

Contact Roger Lee @ 873-9424 ext. 213 or rlee@journalscene.com


Notice about comments:

The Journal Scene is pleased to offer readers the enhanced ability to comment on stories. We expect our readers to engage in lively, yet civil discourse. We do not edit user submitted statements and we cannot promise that readers will not occasionally find offensive or inaccurate comments posted in the comments area. Responsibility for the statements posted lies with the person submitting the comment, not The Journal Scene.

If you find a comment that is objectionable, please click "report abuse" and we will review it for possible removal. Please be reminded, however, that in accordance with our Terms of Use and federal law, we are under no obligation to remove any third party comments posted on our website. Read our full terms and conditions.

Upcoming Events
 Latest News
Print Ads

The Journal Scene

© 2015 The Journal Scene an Evening Post Industries company. All Rights Reserved.

Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Parental Consent Form.