Robert Quinn made himself some bonus cash on Sunday night.
With a 2nd-quarter takedown of Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins, the Dallas Cowboys defensive pause recorded his seventh sack of the season, triggering a bonus of more than $800,000.
Quinn recorded his sixth-and-a-half of sack last Monday night towards the Novel York Giants, needing appropriate a half of-sack versus Minnesota to avoid losing seven sacks. He surpassed that quantity on Minnesota’s third power when, on a third-and 5 on the MIN 25, he took down Cousins for a nine-yard loss.
Quinn joined Dallas by approach of exchange from Miami this March after which the defensive pause agreed to a one-twelve months restructured contract with the Cowboys worth $8 million. With Miami paying Quinn $1.1 million and the defensive pause earning $8 million from Dallas, the $800,000-plus bonus he earned Sunday night puts him over $10 million, a quantity that became as soon as crucial to him, in line with NFL Community’s Kimberly Jones.
Quinn, who topped out at 6.5 sacks last season and has now no longer reached double-digits in the statistic since 2014, is successfully on his formulation to a excessive sack complete, and an costly new deal, by season’s pause.