Quinn and Drew Brees are the two captains of Team Rice. Quinn was honored by the opportunity, saying "there are just so many great players, and to be selected as [a captain], it’s a great honor." Quinn added that it's never a certainty a player will get back to the Pro Bowl, so being a captain on his first try is "breathtaking." Quinn has already said he won't let up even though the game doesn't matter.
A co-captain on Team Rice, Quinn noted he's got plenty of incentive to play full speed.
“This year, they’re giving out a defensive MVP, and that guy gets a car,” Quinn said. “So if you win the game and get the defensive MVP, you come home with a little bigger check and a brand new car.”
Quinn called that "a win-win situation.”
A "possible big-money extension" could be in the works for
He's signed for 2014 at $1.7 million, and the Rams have an option for 2015.
Quinn was trying to become the first Ram to win the sack title since Kevin Carter (17) did it in 1999. Quinn heads to the Pro Bowl after a phenomenal season in which he had 57 tackles, seven forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries. Quinn has virtually doubled his sack total every year, going from five to 10 1/2 to 19 this season.
St. Louis was unable to force a turnover but the defense played fairly well, allowing 20 points. One Seattle touchdown came on a pick-6.
|2011||St. Louis Rams||15||23||20.0||3||5||0||0||0.0||0||0||2|
|2012||St. Louis Rams||16||29||24.0||5||10.5||0||0||0.0||0||0||2|
|2013||St. Louis Rams||16||57||50.0||7||19||0||0||0.0||0||0||1|
|Year||Team||G||No.||Yds||Lg||Avg||Blk||I20||TB||Downed||No||Ret Yds||TD||Net Avg|
|2011||St. Louis Rams||15||0||0||0||---||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||---|
|2012||St. Louis Rams||16||0||0||0||---||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||---|
|2013||St. Louis Rams||16||0||0||0||---||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||---|
|Year||Team||G||Fum||Lost||Fum Forced||Own Rec||Opp Rec||Yds||Tot Rec||TD|
|2011||St. Louis Rams||15||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2012||St. Louis Rams||16||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|2013||St. Louis Rams||16||0||0||7||0||2||33||2||1|