Jansen feels for Thomas

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Jon Jansen, who lined up next to Randy Thomas on the right side of Washington’s offensive line for most of the past five seasons, feels his old comrade’s pain.

Thomas suffered a season-ending torn right triceps last Sunday against St. Louis, two years and three days after tearing the left one. The latter injury kept Thomas out most of 2007, the same year that Jansen missed all but the first two quarters with a broken leg.

“I feel bad for Randy,” said Jansen, now with Detroit. “That’s two big injuries really close together and I know that frustrates him.”

— David Elfin

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David Elfin

David Elfin

David Elfin has been following Washington-area sports teams since the late 1960s. David began his journalism career at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, the University of Pennsylvania (B.A., history) and Syracuse University (M.S., telecommunications). He wrote for the Bulletin (Philadelphia), the Post-Standard (Syracuse) and The Washington Post before coming to The Washington Times in 1986. He has covered colleges, the Orioles ...

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