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Cowboys DE Robert Quinn Speaks: “This Is Just Life, This Is Nothing”

Nation came into beaming with excitement over their newest defensive end. Former and All Pro pass rusher Robert Quinn joined the Cowboys via this , and was anxiously awaiting the opportunity to line up on the same as and get after quarterbacks around the league.

The two were expected to form a dynamic pass rushing duo from day one, but now it appears we will have to wait to see what they can do together. Not only did Quinn undergo on his broken hand last week, he also learned that he would be suspended the first two games of the .

Robert Quinn spoke to the media after Tuesday’s practice, giving not only a stern statement about his but also speaking towards how he keeps things in perspective at a time like this.

“This is just life. This is nothing…I’ve been through a lot worse than a messed-up hand and a couple of games. It’s just life. You deal with adversity. It makes you weaker or stronger. Its just on the person as to how he deals with it” – Robert Quinn.

Quinn’s suspension is for violating the NFL’s substance policy, though his agent released a statement in conjunction with the league’s announcement last week which spoke to their reasoning behind the failed test.

His agent, Sean Kiernan, criticized the league for not evaluating Quinn’s of seizures and reasoning behind his medication. Regardless, Quinn will face the two-game suspension this season.

“As my agent said, it should’ve recorded as a false-positive. I’ll just leave it at that.”

Before these troubles surfaced, Robert Quinn was having a relatively slow start to training camp according to most of the onlookers. Still, this had more to do with having to go against everyday than anything else.

In the end, that competition with Smith will only make Quinn a better rusher, especially considering it will be rare to face a pass blocker who is as talented as the Cowboys starting most Sundays.

Though the Cowboys will have to wait for him to return to game action, Robert Quinn is out to prove that he will be well worth that two game wait.

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Written by Kevin Brady

Die-hard Cowboys fan from the Northeast, so you know I am here to defend the 'boys whenever necessary. Began writing for a WordPress Cowboys Blog, and have been with ITS since 2016.

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