Report: Redskins' DeSean Jackson expected to play Thursday

Thursday September 25th, 2014

Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson is expected to play Thursday night against the New York Giants, reports Ian Rapoport of

Jackson was limited during Monday and Tuesday's practice with a lingering left shoulder sprain sustained during Week 2. He was questionable for Washington's game last Sunday against the Eagles but ended up playing and did not have any setbacks.

According to Rapoport, Jackson will test his shoulder during pregame to be sure he can play. 

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The 27-year-old has 14 catches this season for 198 yards and a touchdown, including 117 yards and a score against Philadelphia.

Washington (1-2) continues to be without quarterback Robert Griffin III, who dislocated his ankle in Week 2. Kirk Cousins has taken over at QB in Griffin's absence.


- Molly Geary



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