Broncos activate Cravens, promote Cracraft to 53-man roster

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos on Friday activated S Su’a Cravens from injured reserve and promoted wide receiver River Cracraft to the active roster, it was announced.

The team also waived wide receiver Isaiah McKenzie.

Cravens (6-1, 224 pounds) is a third-year player who appeared in 11 games (3 starts) for Washington in 2016 before spending the 2017 season on the Redskins’ exempt list. Selected by Washington in the second round (53rd overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft from the University of Southern California, Cravens was acquired by the Broncos in an offseason trade with the Redskins and began the year on injured reserve with a knee injury.

As a rookie with Washington in 2016, Cravens totaled 33 tackles (23 solo), one sack (4 yds.), one interception (2 yds.) and five passes defensed while playing safety and linebacker.

Su’a (SOO-uh) Cravens was born on July 7, 1995. He will wear No. 21.

Cracraft (6-0, 198 pounds) is a first-year wide receiver from Washington State University who spent the first eight weeks of the season competing on Denver’s practice squad. He entered the NFL as a practice squad signee with the Broncos in 2017 and caught six passes for 26 yards (4.3 avg.) in four preseason contests this year.

A three-year starter at Washington State, Cracraft finished his collegiate career with 218 catches for 2,701 yards (12.4 avg.) with 20 touchdowns. He was born on Nov. 11, 1994, in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.

Cracraft (pronounced: CRAY-craft) will wear No. 11.