"I'm glad my sister was there. We hurried up and threw stuff in the bag," a giggling Thomas told FOX Sports on Sunday evening via that same cell phone, which, coincidentally, he misplaced for a few hours after the game. "I made the difficult call to (49ers coach Jim) Harbaugh and (GM) Trent Baalke, talked to (defensive coordinator) Vic Fangio and (secondary coach) Ed Donatell, but it was something I had to do. I had to take a chance on myself to prove I can play instead of just staying on the practice squad."...
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