Draft Scout Snapshot: A closer look at the Redskins' picks: Round 4/119 -- Phillip Thomas, SS, 6-0, 210, Fresno State...After taking the Football Bowl Subdivision leader in interceptions in 2011 with its second-round pick, Washington again looked for a ball-hawk in the secondary by bringing in the player who led in that category last season. Thomas had eight interceptions, 84 tackles and four forced fumbles as a senior. - The Sports Xchange
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11/10/14 - S Phillip Thomas led the nation in interceptions for Fresno State in 2012. Chosen in the fourth round of the 2013 draft by Washington, Thomas' rookie year ended with a Lisfranc injury to his left foot in the preseason opener. Thomas re-injured the foot this summer and also strained a hamstring. Rather than going on injured reserve for a second straight season, Thomas was cut and then signed to the practice squad.
Before the Week 9 game at Minnesota, Thomas was added to the active roster and he made his long-awaited debut with five plays on special teams against the Vikings.
"It's a start," said Thomas, who returned to the practice field in late September. "It took a lot of time, but I'm finally healthy and I'm ready to get it rolling. I'm going to start getting snaps on defense eventually and work my way up and teams is the way to do it.
11/02/14 - S Phillip Thomas was signed by the Redskins from their practice squad Saturday (Nov. 1). Thomas (6-0, 223) was originally selected by the Redskins in the fourth round (119th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft. He spent the 2013 season on the team's reserve/injured list.
08/26/14 - S Phillip Thomas won't play at Tampa because of pain his left foot. He will be examined by specialist Robert Anderson in Charlotte.
08/25/14 - S Phillip Thomas didn't practice on Aug. 25 because of a left foot injury he suffered against the Ravens and will have an MRI. Thomas misssed his rookie year of 2013 with a LisFranc sprain in that foot.
08/16/14 - S Phillip Thomas is expected to play on Monday for the first time since he suffered a season-ending foot injury in the second preseason game of 2013. Thomas missed the final two-plus weeks of training camp in Richmond with a hamstring injury before returning to practice on Aug. 14 at Redskins Park.
08/15/14 - S Phillip Thomas, who missed the final two-plus weeks in Richmond with a hamstring injury, returned to practice on Aug. 14 as the teamreturned to Redskins Park.
08/11/14 - S Phillip Thomas, who sat out the New England game with a recurrent hamstring injury, didn't practice yet again on Aug. 11.
08/11/14 - S Phillip Thomas, who sat out the New England game with a recurrent hamstring injury, didn't practice again on Aug. 10.
08/05/14 - S Phillip Thomas, who has been dealing with hamstring issues, was held out of team drills on Aug. 5.
07/30/14 - S Phillip Thomas didn't practice on July 30 because of a hamstring injury that he expects will sideline him for a few days.