Did Aaron Donald retire?
The three-time NFL Defensive Participant of the 12 months appeared to replace his Twitter bio on Sunday afternoon throughout Tremendous Wild Card Weekend, suggesting he was now not a Los Angeles Ram.
Minutes later, he rapidly up to date the bio as soon as extra, again to what it was beforehand.
There have been rumors concerning the 31-year-old Donald retiring previous to this previous season, which might’ve occurred after profitable final yr’s Tremendous Bowl with the Rams.
Donald has been a Professional Bowler in all 9 seasons of his NFL profession. Michael Owens/Getty Photographs
He reportedly even despatched in his retirement papers earlier than agreeing to an enormous increase, which included $95 million over three seasons — the primary of which concluded final week. He was initially set to make $55 million over the three-year interval. The deal made him the highest-paid non-quarterback in NFL historical past, in line with the NFL Community’s Ian Rappaport.
The Rams went on to be one of many NFL’s most disappointing groups this season, going 5-12. Donald had 5 sacks in 11 video games performed.