Navy secretary pushes for Reynolds to play in ’16

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Keenan Reynolds is one step closer to playing for the Baltimore Ravens this season.

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus has submitted a request and “strongly recommended” that Reynolds be cleared to join the NFL after a standout college career.

“Approval of these requests will provide the Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of the Navy (DON) significant favorable exposure, enhance national recruiting, and serve as a positive ongoing contribution to DoD public affairs efforts,” Mabus said in a memo accompanying the request.

Secretary of Defense Ash …

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