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Rams encouraged by Aaron Donald's progress following clutch play in win over 49ers

Rams encouraged by Aaron Donald's progress following clutch play in win over 49ers

Aaron Donald appeared fully focused when he sacked Brian Hoyer to seal the Rams’ 41-39 victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday night.

A day after the win improved his team’s record to 2-1, coach Sean McVay said he has not sensed that Donald’s ongoing contract situation has been a distraction to the three-time Pro Bowl defensive lineman.

“I know he knows this, that while he’s here, that doesn’t mean we’re still not trying to proactively pursue a solution so that everybody can feel good about it,” McVay said Friday. “That’s one of our priorities that doesn’t change whether he’s been here or not here.

“But the...

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