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Aaron Donald’s Mysterious Twitter Bio Change Has NFL Fans Asking Questions

by Nick Geddes
Aaron Donald
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Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald made an interesting change to his Twitter bio during the NFL’s Super Wild Card Weekend Sunday.

Donald, 31, changed his Twitter bio to read “former NFL D Linemen for the Rams #99.” Then, as fans began to notice the switch, Donald made another edit. This time, he flipped it back to read “NFL D Linemen for the Rams #99.”

Prior to changing his Twitter bio back to its original, NFL fans began speculating that Donald had quietly called it quits on a career. The three-time AP Defensive Player of the Year previously contemplated retirement following the Rams’ victory in Super Bowl LVI, before returning for the 2022 season.

Donald returned after receiving a historic pay raise, inking a three-year, $95 million deal. His $31.66 million annual salary the highest for a defensive player in NFL history. Donald earned his 9th consecutive Pro Bowl selection, though he experienced a down season. He battled through injuries to play 11 games, recording a career-low 5.0 sacks with 11 quarterback hits.

Rams Dealing with More Retirement Drama After Aaron Donald Changes Twitter Bio?

The Rams have already dealt with their share of retirement drama, with head coach Sean McVay at the center of it. Following the Rams’ 5-12 campaign coming to an end, McVay declined to commit to coaching in 2023.

“I think what I liked to do is be able to take the appropriate time,” McVay said. “Never gone through anything like this. But you want to make sure that you’re considerate of the people that are affected. That’s the most important thing and that’s probably, you know, you want to be able to … the consistent conversations and dialogues that have existed with the people that I love and really care about, ‘Hey do what you think is best for you and [McVay’s wife] Veronika [Khomyn].’

Two days ago, however, McVay put an end to the rumors of a possible retirement. McVay, 36, informed members of the Los Angeles Rams organization Friday that he will remain the head coach in 2023. He made the decision to continue coaching after taking the week to consider his future.