He stood in the drizzling rain Thursday wearing full practice gear, a knitted cap and a broad smile.
Rams defensive end Robert Quinn was anything but gloomy.
Neither were his teammates and coaches.
Because after two games of unsuccessfully trying to make do without him, the Rams say Quinn has apparently recovered from a shoulder injury and appears on track to play Sunday against the New York Giants at Twickenham Stadium.
“Hopefully,” said Quinn, who was a full participant in practice, “they clear me on Sunday.”
Quinn, a two-time Pro Bowl selection, recovered from off-season back surgery and started the season strong.