NFC West

Rams' Robert Quinn has returned to form as one of the NFL's top pass rushers

Rams' Robert Quinn has returned to form as one of the NFL's top pass rushers

Robert Quinn needs a bottle of water.

The Rams’ relentless defensive end is not sweaty or fatigued from going through pass rushing drills. He is noshing on a sandwich and a taco, trying to explain some physiology.

So he asks a teammate at another lunch table to toss him a bottle.

“Perfect example,” Quinn says as he twists off the white cap and then sets it gently back atop the bottleneck, “The tumor is sitting right on top of the spinal cavity.”

Quinn, 26, is talking about the tumor lodged in his head, the tumor that was discovered when he was in high school.

The tumor did not prevent him from becoming a first-round draft...

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