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Jay Gruden Presser: Su'a Cravens has a lot to decide for a young man, does he want to continue playing football

Jay Gruden addresses Su'a Cravens possible retirement

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Su'a Cravens:

“Well, it’s Su’a’s business, number one, and he is taking care of some personal issues and he has a lot to decide for a young man. If he wants to continue playing pro football, how he wants to go about it, number one, number two, things that he has to deal with. I think he has got four weeks really to try to get his life in order on and off the field and figure out where his priorities are and what he wants to do. You know, some people, football is not for them, but I know he has a strong passion for the game and wants to play, but there are some other things in his life that he needs to keep private – that we will keep private – that he has to take care of.”

“I think it’s disappointing. I think when you talk about something personal like this, this is something we have to deal with and he has to deal with. Luckily for us – not luckily – but he was injured and other guys got reps. [Deshazor] Everett got a lot of reps the last couple of weeks. [Stefan] McClure has stepped up and made some big time plays in his absence. Montae [Nicholson] has gotten some reps since he has been healthy. So we feel good about the four safeties that we have, obviously led by D.J. [Swearinger].”

“I didn’t really know until it happened. He came in my office just the other day and had some personal issues he wanted to tend to and he wasn’t sure if he wanted to continue playing football until he got those resolved. We are going to let him get them resolved and see what happens in a month.”

Deshazor Everett:

Chris Thompson:


Stefan McClure:

Josh Harvey-Clemons:

Nate Sudfeld:

DeAngelo Hall: