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Redskins WR DeSean Jackson will play against Giants

ASHBURN, Va. -- The Washington Redskins will have their most dangerous deep weapon available Sunday. Receiver DeSean Jackson practiced Friday and will play against the New York Giants.

Jackson did not practice Wednesday because of knee and ankle issues and was limited Thursday. But he was able to do everything Friday and ran well enough to convince the team not to include him on the injury report.

Jackson’s presence benefits the other receivers by having defenders pay closer attention to him. With the corners New York has -- newcomers Janoris Jenkins and Eli Apple have fortified the secondary -- the Redskins need all their weapons.

“He’ll be ready to roll,” Redskins coach Jay Gruden said.

Defensive end Kendall Reyes (groin) is listed as out on the injury report. Five players are listed as questionable: defensive end Chris Baker (rib/elbow/toe/knee), receiver Josh Doctson (Achilles), linebacker Martrell Spaight (concussion), linebacker Su’a Cravens (hip), center Kory Lichtensteiger (back) and tackle Ty Nsekhe (foot).