The Seattle Seahawks edged the St. Louis Rams, but Rams pass rusher Robert Quinn was the star of Monday Night Football. The former Fort Dorchester High School and University of North Carolina defensive end had four tackles for loss and three sacks in the first half of Seattle’s 14-9 victory.
Quinn is now fourth in the NFL in sacks with 10.
Robert Mathis of the Colts is first with 11.5.
Carlos Dunlap of the Bengals, Quinn’s former Fort Dorchester teammate, has four sacks this season.
Other players with Lowcountry ties among NFL statistical leaders:
Cincinnati’s A.J. Green (Summerville High School) is second in receiving yards with 734 (Detroit’s Calvin Johnson leads with 821)
Kansas City’s Ryan Succop (South Carolina, Daniel Island resident) is tied for sixth in field goals with 15.
Arizona’s Andre Ellington (Clemson, Berkeley High School) rushed for 154 yards on 15 carries against Atlanta on Sunday, the fourth-highest rookie rushing total in team history.