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Commanders DE Chase Young off injury list, will play vs. 49ers

ASHBURN, Va. -- Washington Commanders defensive end Chase Young will play for the first time this season, more than 13 months after he originally injured his right knee.

Young will play in a limited role when the Commanders (7-6-1) play at San Francisco (10-4) Saturday. It's a pivotal game for Washington, which holds the seventh and final playoff spot with three games remaining.

"It's now," Washington coach Ron Rivera said, announcing Young's return to the lineup.

Young tore his right ACL and ruptured the patellar tendon in a Nov. 14 game vs.