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HCA: River Cracraft signs to Denver Broncos practice squad

Two months after signing with the Broncos for the first time, he gets another shot

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Former Washington State standout, River Cracraft, tweeted out a picture on Monday with a Denver Broncos jersey two months after being released by the same team. Cracraft signed with the Broncos practice squad in October and was waived a few days later after sustaining a hamstring injury. His signing is with the practice squad but is a definite step in the right direction.

Cracraft finished his tenure in Pullman with 218 receptions for 2,701 yards and 20 touchdowns. His time in Pullman ended abruptly with an ACL tear and missed the final three games of his senior year.

He went on to go undrafted but worked out with the New England Patriots, Baltimore Ravens, and the Houston Texans before being signed to the Broncos the first time. On December 3rd he tweeted out that he was healthy once again and clearly made enough of an impression on the Broncos for them to give him another shot.

The Broncos are 5-9 and don’t have a chance at making this years playoffs.

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