ATLANTA — It comes as no surprise which Los Angeles Rams defensive handle Aaron Donald has been termed the NFL’s Defensive Player of Year for a second consecutive season Saturday night. A fifth-year pro was voted into the Pro Bowl for a fifth consecutive year old.
Despite dealing with an excessive amount of double-teams, the 6-foot-1, 280-pound Donald listed 20.5 sacks to establish an NFL single-season album to get a defensive handle dating to if sacks became the official individual stat in 1982. His bag total place a Rams franchise album, since the organization won division titles for the first time since 1979 and progressed into the Super Bowl for first time in 17 seasons.
“But he’s up there better or equal. ”
After carrying out of training camp for 2 consecutive seasons, Donald signed a $135 million expansion, including $87 million guaranteed, 10 days prior to the season opener to turn into the defensive player in NFL history.
Until he went to a tear, donald happened with a sofa. He set a career best with four sacks against quarter back C.J. Beathard and the sanfrancisco 49ers in Week 7, and made critical plays late in the fourth quarter to secure successes across the Minnesota Vikings, Green Bay Packers, Seattle Seahawks and Detroit Lions.
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Donald ended the season with four forced fumbles and 59 tackles.