Connor Barwin

Aaron Donald is back on the field for the Rams but has things to tackle

Aaron Donald is back on the field for the Rams but has things to tackle

Aaron Donald read the play, burst into the backfield and nearly grabbed the ball out of midair.

But the Rams defensive lineman just missed.

Washington Redskins running back Chris Thompson took the pitch from quarterback Kirk Cousins and turned the corner for a first-quarter touchdown, helping to send the Rams to a 27-20 loss Sunday at the Coliseum.

Donald is yet to be settled after sitting out of training camp because of a contract dispute. He reported last week, and started Sunday after only three days of practice.

“Felt good to be out there,” Donald said. “Definitely felt good to get back on the field playing football again.”

But the three-time Pro Bowl...

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