With an undrafted free agent filling in, will Rams feel more pressure in Aaron Donald’s contract holdout? – Orange County Register

IRVINE — Five days into Rams training camp, focus turned to a former undrafted free agent and a sixth-round pick, neither of whom has played an NFL game. At least not yet.

Dominique Easley, expected to start at defensive end, tore his ACL during Tuesday’s practice and is lost for the season. Considering the Rams don’t know when star end Aaron Donald, who is negotiating a new contract, will end his holdout and report to camp, Easley’s injury is a major blow.

Michael Brockers, at nose tackle, is the last starter standing up front in the Rams’ new 3-4 defense. A week ago, defensive line looked to be a strength for the Rams, but now they’re giving first-team reps to Louis Trinca-Pasat, a recent undrafted free agent who hasn’t yet cracked a 53-man roster. Tanzel Smart, a sixth-round pick this year, also is getting more work.

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