The 49ers are the NFL’s fourth-ranked defense with 2,202 yards given up this season. The Redskins are 10th at 2,287 yards or eight and a half yards more per game than San Francisco.
When the Redskins drafted safety Phillip Thomas in the fourth round in 2013 they had him ticketed for the starting lineup either during his rookie season or at some point this season.
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DeSean Jackson distanced himself from the media controversy created around his now-infamous Instagram post on Thursday.
With a 3-7 record and the playoffs all but out of reach, Jay Gruden and the Redskins want to see some of the organization's youngsters get some playing time.