Redskins Announce Su’a Cravens Will Not Play in 2017

WASHINGTON – (WMAL) The Washington Redskins have ruled out a return from Su’a Cravens, saying he will not be permitted to return to the team during the 2017 season. The news comes after reports that Cravens was moving closer to returning to the team.

Cravens, 22, had reportedly been mulling retirement following knee surgery in August.

“We sincerely hope that Su’a uses this time way from the club to reflect upon whether or not he’d like to resume his career in the National Football League in 2018,” the team said in a statement.

The 2016 second-round pick played in 11 games last year, racking up 34 combined tackles and one interception.

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