Rob Baxter says some Exeter players were carrying "baggage" during their European Champions Cup defeat by Clermont.
Clermont Auvergne clinch a home tie and top seeding for the European Champions Cup last eight with an emphatic win over Exeter.
Exeter's teenage scrum-half Jack Maunder says he is adapting well to the pace of top-flight rugby.
Exeter's England Saxons prop Alec Hepburn could be out for 10 months after injuring his knee ligaments in training.
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