Aaron Donald from the Rams reveals what woke him up during Super Bowl LVI

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Los Angeles Rams star Aaron Donald is a three-time NFL Player of the Year and clearly doesn’t need any motivation to perform at the highest level on the bigger stage.

However, the Bengals gave Donald an extra boost during Super Bowl LVI after a play when he sent off Cincinnati quarterback Joe Burrow early in the third quarter. No flag was thrown on the play, but the Bengals rushed into Burrow and eventually caused quite a commotion and there was a bunch of thrust and thrust.

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Aaron Donald #99 of the Los Angeles Rams looks up during the trophy ceremony during Super Bowl LVI at SoFi Stadium on February 13, 2022 in Englewood, California. The Los Angeles Rams defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 23-20.
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Donald didn’t think he’d done anything wrong, of course, but Burrow didn’t, either.

“Actually, Burrow was the one who looked at me, like, ‘Hey Aaron, this was a clean play,'” Donald said. NBC Sports. “Quarterback told me that! I feel like everyone is starting to push me, beat me. I almost lost it. The judges were like, ‘Aaron, get out of here.'” ” they [the Bengals] It really drove me crazy. Now they want to pressure me, tell me all these words.

“You just woke me up. You just woke me up!”

On the same trip, Donald Bags came out in third and eleventh play as the Bengals walked the field and even came down to the Rams’ 11-yard line. Cincinnati ended up kicking a field goal to extend the team’s lead to 20-13, but Case Donald kept the Rams within close range.

Aaron Donald #99 of the Los Angeles Rams pushes Joe Burrow #9 of the Cincinnati Bengals out in the third quarter during Super Bowl LVI at Sophie Stadium on February 13, 2022 in Englewood, California.

Aaron Donald #99 of the Los Angeles Rams pushes Joe Burrow #9 of the Cincinnati Bengals out in the third quarter during Super Bowl LVI at Sophie Stadium on February 13, 2022 in Englewood, California.
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Donald was unhappy with Bengals guard Hakim Adeniji during the previous fight.

Donald said, “That’s 77, he’s talking a little, so I wanted to show him how strong I am.

“He pushed him so much into the middle. Do you want to start pressing and saying all those words to me? I love the little competition. We can play mean. Let’s play. I had to show them. They got three points from it, but we fought back with a short turn.” Term “.

Aaron Donald #99 of the Los Angeles Rams reacts after a fourth stop during the fourth quarter of Super Bowl LVI against the Cincinnati Bengals at SoFi Stadium on February 13, 2022 in Englewood, California.

Aaron Donald #99 of the Los Angeles Rams reacts after a fourth stop during the fourth quarter of Super Bowl LVI against the Cincinnati Bengals at SoFi Stadium on February 13, 2022 in Englewood, California.
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Donald, who had a chance of winning the Super Bowl MVP title, had two bags on the night and came out with match-breaking pressure on Burrow in the Bengals’ last offensive game in the late fourth quarter.

With his Super Bowl win, Donald cemented his case as the first Pro Football Hall of Famer ballot when he decided to walk away from the game.

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