Aaron Donald is an average run defender: Our new NFL run-stopping metrics prove it

Aaron Donald remains in the Madden 99 Club for the fourth straight season (0:56)

Aaron Donald's fiancee welcomes him back to the 99 Club for the fourth year in a row. (0:56)

Some takes are scary to actually put out into the world.

OK, here it goes: *whispers* Aaron Donald is average against the run.

The Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle's utter dominance in every aspect of his role on the field is seemingly the only thing the entire internet agrees on. Or it was, anyway. But I've got the numbers to back this up.

That's the big takeaway from our new run stop win rate (RSWR) and run block win rate (RBWR) metrics based on NFL Next Gen Stats player tracking data, which were released on Tuesday.