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Redskins reportedly in talks to trade safety Su’a Cravens to the Denver Broncos

Redskins safety Su’a Cravens missed last season after being placed on the reserve/left squad list. (Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post)
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INDIANAPOLIS — The Washington Redskins are reportedly in talks with the Denver Broncos on a trade for Su’a Cravens.

The Redskins safety, who hasn’t played in a regular season game since 2016, was removed from the reserve/left squad list and officially reinstated by the NFL earlier this month. But the former second-round pick might be on the verge of continuing his career elsewhere.

During an interview Wednesday at the NFL Scouting Combine, Doug Williams, the Redskins’ senior vice president of player personnel, offered little insight and few assurances on Cravens’s future with the franchise.

“We haven’t talked to Cravens,” he said. “He’s still a member of this football team now. He can’t come back until everybody else comes back. The only guys that are coming in now are the players that have been injured, coming in to do workouts or what have you.”

Asked whether he anticipates the 22-year-old will be on the roster in 2018, Williams replied: “That’s something that we have to see. When everybody comes together, find out what the main situation is. And I think that’s something that will work itself out, one way or the other.”

For personal and health-related reasons, Cravens abruptly announced he was retiring in September and was later placed on the reserve/left squad list by the organization. In December, his agent released a statement saying his client had been cleared by doctors to resume football activities after undergoing “targeted treatment and rehabilitation” for “post-concussion syndrome.”

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