Originally posted on Fox Sports Midwest
By BEN FREDERICKSON  |  Last updated 9/11/13
ST. LOUIS -- After he dragged down Carson Palmer three times, twice knocking the ball from the Arizona quarterback's hand in the process, Robert Quinn's phone went off. "He texted me, and we were going back and forth for a while," Quinn says Wednesday. "He was like, 'You know, if you keep that up ...' I was like, Come on, really?" The soft-spoken Quinn laughs, then explains one of his agents, Sean Kiernan, crunched the numbers after the Rams beat the Cardinals.If the right defensive end could continue a three sack per game pace, he could snap Michael Strahan's single-season sack record (22.5) in no time. "He was doing the math for me," Quinn said. "I don't realize how realistic 27 sacks in nine weeks can really be. But hey, if it happens, it happens." Chances are it won't. But Quinn's shining start -- he now leads the league in sacks and forced fumbles -- still made a statement. On Wednesday, he was named NFC defensive player of the week. The honor is another piece of tangible ...
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