Aaron Donald Offers Odd Explanation For Helmet Brawl

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Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald was asked about his now-infamous helmet swinging incident during a joint practice with the Cincinnati Bengals.

He said he’s done talking about something that happened in practice.

So it doesn’t matter that he used a pair of helmets to bludgeon opponents because it was just practice?

If that sounds like a familiar argument, law scholars refer to it as an “Allen Iverson defense.”

Not a game, not a game…

We’re talkin’ ’bout practice. Aaron Donald won’t waste his time doing that. He has moved past the helmet incident and is squarely focused on Week 1 against the Bills.

Oddly, enough the NFL would appear to feel the same way. The league couldn’t be bothered to levy a punishment, so they handed the disciplinary reigns to the Rams.

The Rams aren’t going to hand Donald — one of the best players in the entire league — a punishment that would then hurt the team.

A joint practice session between the two teams just months removed from their Super Bowl meeting was probably doomed from the start. Tensions were still probably a smidge high.

Unfortunately, we’re not going to be getting a Rams-Bengals rematch. Unless they both happen to make it to Super Bowl LVII in Arizona,

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Written by Matt Reigle

Matt is a University of Central Florida graduate and a long-suffering Philadelphia Flyers fan living in Orlando, Florida. He can usually be heard playing guitar, shoe-horning obscure quotes from The Simpsons into conversations, or giving dissertations to captive audiences on why Iron Maiden is the greatest band of all time.

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