Titans vs Rams: 7 Questions with Ramblin’ Fan Co-Editor Nathan Kearns
Joshua: Which player on the St. Louis roster do you believe has the potential to hurt the Titans the most on Sunday?
Sep 8, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Rams defensive end Robert Quinn (94) knocks the ball from Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer (3) hand and forces a fumble during the second half at Edward Jones Dome. St. Louis defeated Arizona 27-24. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports
Nathan: Ask any quarterback that has played against the St. Louis Rams this season that question, and see what they tell you. According to Pro Football Focus, Robert Quinn is the highest graded pass rusher in the NFL this season, leading even the infamous J.J. Watt in that category. Quinn is averaging 1.25 sacks, 1.6 hits on the quarterback, 2.6 hurries, and 3.0 defensive stops per game this season, and is on pace for, what should be, his first Pro Bowl invitation. Moreover, he has drawn more offensive penalties than any other defensive player this season… and we haven’t even talked about his 10th-ranked (among 4-3 DE) run defense yet. Titans’ left tackle, Michael Roos, is currently ranked 33rd among offensive tackles in pass protection, and will certainly have his hands full on Sunday.