Quinn leads the Rams with 10 1/2 sacks and was picked to represent the NFC for the second straight year, while Donald is the first Rams rookie to receive the all-star honor since 1993.
Defense gave up season-worst 514 yards as Rams fall to 6-9.
Contribution comes nearly two weeks after team’s receivers made a pregame “Hands Up Don’t Shoot” gesture.
Rams are now 6-7 on the season, following Sunday’s 24-0 road win over the Washington Redskins.
Head coach would prefer to not get involved in any protest or political debates.
Before trotting onto the field for their pregame introductions, five St. Louis Rams players stood with their hands raised in a show of compassion and solidarity for Ferguson protesters.
Sunday’s 52-0 victory over Oakland was by far St. Louis’ best performance of the season, and it was second-largest victory, based on final margin, in franchise history.
Rams head coach is a longtime member of the NFL’s Competition Committee, but even he is baffled by some of the penalties being called against his team recently.
The Blue & Gold was in San Diego for a key matchup against the AFC West’s Chargers, and for fans of the club, it had to feel good to watch their team battle to the end against a quality team that made the playoffs last year.
But like so many (and too many) Rams’ performances in recent memory, Sunday’s contest ended in heartache, as St. Louis fell just short (again) in a 27-24 loss to San Diego.
Defense set the tone, offense was steady, and special teams were, well, special on Sunday, as Rams battered the visiting Broncos for a 22-7 victory at the Edward Jones Dome.