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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: Browns agree with OLB Gocong on extension

Posted Sept. 28, 2011 @ 7:09 p.m. ET
The Browns and OLB Chris Gocong have agreed on a three-year, $16.8 million contract extension, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported on Twitter on Wednesday.

Seven Browns limited Wednesday, but none sit out

Posted Sept. 28, 2011 @ 6:23 p.m. ET
Seven Browns players, including five regulars, were limited Wednesday, but no players missed practice, according to the injury report released by the club.

Reports: Browns DT Taylor fined $7,500 for hit

Posted Sept. 28, 2011 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
The NFL reportedly has fined Browns rookie DT Phil Taylor $7,500 for hitting Dolphins QB Chad Henne as the passer completed a slide in the fourth quarter of Cleveland's 17-16 victory.

Titans-Browns matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 28, 2011 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Titans-Browns game.

Titans-Browns matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Titans-Browns game.

Browns rookie report: Week Three

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
Here's a look at how Browns rookies fared in Cleveland's 17-16 Week Three victory vs. Miami.

Browns 60-second rant: Slow starts problematic

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
The Browns haven't scored a first-quarter point this season, and they have trailed early in every game.

The First Fifteen: Week Four

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
Time for Chris Johnson to step up, dissecting the 3-0 Lions, awaiting the fun that is Ravens-Jets and plenty of other tidbits to look for in Sunday's upcoming games.

Browns' defense stepping up

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
The Browns' defense, which has allowed one TD in each of its last two games, is off to a strong start in its move to a 4-3 scheme.

Browns stock report: Week Three

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
Here's senior editor Mike Wilkening's Week Three stock report for the Browns after their 17-16 win vs. Miami on Sunday.

Browns players of the week: Week Three

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
Here are the Browns' offensive, defensive and special-teams standouts of Cleveland's 17-16 win vs. Miami on Sunday.

McCoy's late-game magic sends Dolphins to 0-3

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Colt McCoy threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Mohamed Massaquoi with 43 seconds left, capping an 80-yard drive in the final minutes to rally the Browns to a 17-16 win Sunday over winless Miami.

Dolphins-Browns prediction

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening sees the Browns adding to the 0-2 Dolphins' woes.

Playoff football a distant memory for these teams

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 3:16 a.m. ET
Teams with the longest current playoff droughts include the Bills, whose last postseason action, in the '99 season, was ended by the "Music City Miracle."

Five questions with PFW Dolphins correspondent Omar Kelly

Posted Sept. 23, 2011 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
South Florida Sun-Sentinel Dolphins beat writer and PFW Dolphins correspondent Omar Kelly gives his take on various topics concerning 0-2 Miami as it prepares to face Cleveland on Sunday.

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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