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Paul Kruger

Paul Kruger - #99 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 270 lbs.
Birthday 02/15/1986
Birthplace Rexburg, ID
College Utah
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 2nd round, 25th pick by Ravens

Report: Buccaneers CB Wright arrested for DUI

Posted July 02, 2012 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
Buccaneers CB Eric Wright was arrested and booked on a felony charge of driving under the influence.

Browns' TE corps holds intrigue

Posted July 01, 2012 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
On paper, the Browns have a solid mix of youth and veterans at tight end, and the group could be a strength if a few things happen.

Blackmon, NFL rookies warned to avoid trouble

Posted June 29, 2012 @ 10:13 p.m. ET
Ex-Oklahoma State teammates Justin Blackmon and Brandon Weeden were among the players learning lessons at the Rookie Symposium this week.

Browns DT Taylor 'itching to get back'

Posted June 26, 2012 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
Browns DT Phil Taylor believes he will play this season. However, he's been warned not to rush back.

Sixteen Browns training-camp practices open to public

Posted June 21, 2012 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
Sixteen Browns training-camp practices are open to the public, with the first on Saturday, July 28 at the club's facilities in Berea.

Goodell hears bounty appeals from players

Posted June 18, 2012 @ 9:33 p.m. ET
Roger Goodell has finished hearing appeals from four players in the Saints bounty case, amid complaints that the NFL didn't prove anything.

Richardson only sure thing in Browns' backfield

Posted June 16, 2012 @ 7:39 p.m. ET
The Browns have their featured back in Trent Richardson. How much work their other tailbacks get remains to be seen. 

Browns spokesman says team is not for sale

Posted June 07, 2012 @ 7:17 p.m. ET
Browns spokesman Neal Gulkis refuted an earlier report that the Browns were for sale.

Browns' Fujita hasn't lost fight amid scandal

Posted June 05, 2012 @ 6:11 p.m. ET
Browns LB Scott Fujita has not lost his ability to focus on playing football despite the distractions that have come with the Saints' bounty scandal.

Chiefs add veteran S Elam

Posted June 04, 2012 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
The Chiefs signed former Cowboys S Abram Elam on Monday, the team announced.

Browns' free safety spot wide open

Posted June 03, 2012 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
Two positions to watch in Cleveland are free safety and defensive tackle.

Browns' Fujita again denies NFL's bounty claim

Posted May 22, 2012 @ 10:26 p.m. ET
Browns LB Scott Fujita on Tuesday again denied his involvement in the Saints' pay-for-performance scandal. 

AFC North players in the crosshairs

Posted May 21, 2012 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each AFC North team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Ravens QB Joe Flacco.

Browns DT Taylor undergoes successful surgery

Posted May 16, 2012 @ 8:07 p.m. ET
Browns DT Phil Taylor had his torn pectoral muscle surgically repaired, and the surgery "went well," club spokesman Neal Gulkis told the Akron Beacon Journal.

Arbitrator hears first grievance in 'Bountygate' punishments

Posted May 16, 2012 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
The NFLPA argued the first of its two grievances on behalf of the players suspended in the Saints' bounty scandal, in New York on Wednesday.


Posted March 12, 2013
A person familiar with the agreement says Kruger, who led the Super Bowl-champion Baltimore Ravens in sacks last season, has agreed to contract terms with the Cleveland Browns.||||||| Kruger and the club agreed to a five-year deal Tuesday, said the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because it has not yet been announced by the Browns. Kruger gives the Browns a proven pass-rusher as they transition to a new defensive system. He had 13 1/2 sacks last season, including two in the Super Bowl as Baltimore held off San Francisco to win the title.
Posted Jan. 10, 2010
The Baltimore Ravens have left Kruger inactive for their playoff game against the New England Patriots.||||||| Kruger, a second-round draft pick, has joined with Michael Oher and Lardarius Webb to make significant contributions as rookies this season. He played in the last eight games of the regular season and had an interception in overtime against Pittsburgh in the penultimate week.