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GM: Safety return won't impact plans

Updated: May 6, 2014, 6:47 PM ET
By John Keim | ESPN.com

The return of Washington Redskins safety Tanard Jackson won't impact the team's draft plans.

Redskins general manager Bruce Allen said Jackson, who was reinstated by the NFL Tuesday, would take a physical and then meet with team officials.

Allen said after the meeting, then "we might give him a chance, yes."

Jackson was suspended indefinitely on Aug. 31, 2012, for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. Word of his reinstatement leaked Monday, though it had been in the ...

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