Rams pick up $6.969 million fifth-year option for Robert Quinn

The St. Louis Rams officially exercised a $6.969 million fifth-year option for defensive end Robert Quinn today.

Quinn is now under contract through the 2015 season.

A former North Carolina standout, Quinn has emerged as one of the top pass rushers in the NFL.

Quinn registered 19 sacks last season along with 57 tackles and seven forced fumbles.

The former first-round draft pick has 109 career tackles and 34.5 sacks and eight forced fumbles in three NFL seasons.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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