Redskins safety/linebacker Su'a Cravens looks pretty similar to a 4-time Pro Bowler

Cravens might just be the solution to the Redskins' safety concerns if he lives up to a certain projection.

Washington Redskins fans were begging for their team to trade for a player Scot McCloughan is familiar with from his days in Seattle: Kam Chancellor.

That will likely never happen, but the Burgundy and Gold might have gotten the next best thing in second-round pick Su'a Cravens.

Here's a tweet from the ESPN draft analyst last year in response to a question about the USC hybrid safety.

Don't go crazy yet, but the measurables are certainly interesting:

Height Weight Arm Length Hand Size 40-yd dash 20-yd shuttle 3-cone Vertical Broad
Su'a Cravens 6 ft 1 in 226 lb 32 1/8 in 9 1/2 in 4.69 s 4.41 s 6.92 s 30 1/2 in 9 ft 6 in
Kam Chancellor 6 ft 3¼ in 231 lb 33 in 9 1/2 in 4.69 s 4.41 s 7.36 s 32 in 9 ft 9 in

The former Trojan is a solid athlete with fluid motion that allowed him to cover college receivers on an island. Things culminate with his natural instincts to be a ball hawk in the secondary. Redskins defensive coordinator Joe Barry recruited Cravens to USC, although he left before his enrollment. He will likely find a way to maximize the youngster's complete package.Cravens began his career at USC at strong safety before playing mostly at the line of scrimmage as a hybrid linebacker. His strength and physical nature are traits possessed by Chancellor, a key member of Seattle Super Bowl winning defense.

Cravens may or may not be the next Kam Chancellor, but he certainly helps the Redskins handle the safety position with numbers

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