Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald moved up and down the line, dusting just about every Vikings offensive lineman at least once in a dominant outing that kept sending Minnesota backward during Sunday’s 30-23 loss to Los Angeles.

The Vikings’ latest offensive line configuration, with Udoh returning to right guard for Cole, saw similar results a week after Bears defensive tackle Akiem Hicks dominated the game. The run game was stymied; Mattison averaged 3.2 yards on 13 carries, a week after Dalvin Cook — out Sunday after testing positive for COVID-19 — averaged 3.2 yards per run at Chicago.

It wasn’t penalties sending the Vikings backward, but defenders breaking through the line. The Vikings offense surrendered eight tackles for losses — six from Rams defensive linemen among Donald (three), nose tackle Greg Gaines (two) and edge rusher Leonard Floyd.

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