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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

Browns rookie report: Week Six

Posted Oct. 19, 2011 @ 3:13 a.m. ET
Here's our take on the play of Browns rookies in Sunday's loss to Oakland.

Browns 60-second rant: Holding on to Hillis the right move

Posted Oct. 19, 2011 @ 2:48 a.m. ET
The trading deadline passed without Browns RB Peyton Hillis being traded. This was the right move for Cleveland, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

Browns sign RB Ogbonnaya

Posted Oct. 18, 2011 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
The Browns signed RB Chris Ogbonnaya off Houston's practice squad Tuesday and waived third-string RB Armond Smith, the team announced.

Punchless offense, special-teams problems concern Browns

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 6:29 p.m. ET
The Browns threw 45 times and surrendered two special-teams TDs in a loss at Oakland Sunday — two major red flags for a team with a small margin for error.

Reports: Browns not considering Hillis trade

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
Browns head coach Pat Shurmur told reporters Monday that the club isn't shopping RB Peyton Hillis, who suffered a hamstring injury in Sunday's loss at Oakland.

Browns players of the week: Week Six

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
Here's our take on the Browns' top offensive, defensive and special-teams players from Cleveland's 24-17 loss at Oakland on Sunday.

Raiders survive late push, top Browns

Posted Oct. 16, 2011 @ 8:06 p.m. ET
A pair of special teams touchdowns helped the Raiders top the Browns 24-17 in their first home game since the death of owner Al Davis.

Raiders QB Campbell has broken collarbone

Posted Oct. 16, 2011 @ 7:10 p.m. ET
Raiders QB Jason Campbell left the team's Week Six game vs. the Browns after suffering a collarbone injury.

Browns CB Haden inactive with knee injury

Posted Oct. 16, 2011 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
Browns CB Joe Haden (knee) is inactive for Sunday's game at Oakland, according to the club. Dimitri Patterson is expected to start in his place.

Browns-Raiders prediction

Posted Oct. 16, 2011 @ 2:03 a.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening sees the Raiders edging the Browns in Week Six.

Browns-Raiders matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 15, 2011 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Raiders game.

Five questions with PFW Browns correspondent Tony Grossi

Posted Oct. 14, 2011 @ 6:12 p.m. ET
PFW Browns correspondent Tony Grossi, the Browns' beat writer for The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer, recently answered five questions about Cleveland as it enters the second quarter of the 2011 campaign.

Browns rookie WR Little gets promotion

Posted Oct. 14, 2011 @ 3:47 p.m. ET
After a review of the offense during the Week Five bye, the Browns promoted rookie WR Greg Little into the starting lineup at the "X" position.

Browns-Raiders matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Oct. 14, 2011 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Raiders game.

Browns They Said It: Week Six

Posted Oct. 14, 2011 @ 11:14 a.m. ET
The following are quotes from the Browns' media availability on Thursday. Quotes are from transcripts provided by the team.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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.

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