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Defensive tackle Aaron Donald doesn't report to Rams training camp

Defensive tackle Aaron Donald doesn't report to Rams training camp

Sean McVay did not need a major distraction going into his first training camp as coach of the Rams.

It happened Friday when star defensive lineman Aaron Donald opted not to report with other veterans because of a contract dispute.

“It wasn’t shocking or a surprise,” general manager Les Snead said during an afternoon news conference. “You knew there was chance it could occur.

“You also knew and were hopeful that we would work things out sooner, but we didn’t.”

Snead also said “the goal is still the same: To make Aaron a Ram for a long, long time.”

McVay, 31, will oversee Saturday’s opening practice — and begin preparing his team for the Sept. 10 opener...

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