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Random Ramsdom 9/1: Saturday links for the Los Angeles Rams

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Rams sign Donald to a 6-year, $135M extension | ESPN

More than 18 months of negotiations came to an end Friday when star defensive tackle Aaron Donald signed a six-year contract extension with the Los Angeles Rams.

(WATCH) Donald jokes about contract speculation | Yahoo! Sports

Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald talks to the media after getting his contract extension.

Quotes and notes from Friday: The Return of AD99 | Rams’ official site

“I can’t thank [Rams owner/chairman] Mr. [Stan] Kroenke enough for investing in me and letting me finish my career here and be a part of doing something special here.”

Rams continue Friday roster cuts | Rams’ official site

After the first wave of initial roster cuts, the Rams continued to release players as they whittle their way down to 53.

Tracking all 32 NFL teams roster cuts | NFL Network

Here’s a team-by-team rundown of every player cut as NFL general managers trim their rosters to the mandatory 53-player limit by Saturday’s 4 p.m. ET deadline, which will be updated as cuts are officially announced by teams.

3 reactions to Aaron Donald receiving a new deal | Ramblin Fan

Here are three reactions to the Los Angeles Rams finally reaching an agreement with Aaron Donald over a new deal.

The case for the Rams to add a veteran backup QB | Rams Wire

Sean Mannion appears to have won the “battle” to be Jared Goff’s backup in 2018. Despite Mannion struggling heavily the entire preseason, neither of the players behind him on the roster pushed him at all.

Divisional standouts - top rated players in NFC West play | Pro Football Focus

This is a part of a series that will highlight the league’s highest-graded players when they take on their divisional rivals.

Chances of Mack being traded are very real | NFL Network

What are you doing, Jon Gruden?

2018 NFL award predictions | CBS Sports

Sean McVay, Todd Gurley, and Aaron Donald all got a little personal hardware at the end of spectacular 2017 seasons. Will any of them, or their teammates, win the awards in the coming year? Jason LaCanfora predicts.

SportsLine’s Power Rankings for all 32 teams and best value plays for 2018 | CBS Sports

Super Bowl rematch? SportsLine says the Patriots and Eagles are the two best teams in 2018