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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

Injuries to Steinbach, Jackson put focus on Cleveland's depth

Posted Aug. 28, 2011 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
With the prospect of injured Browns OLG Eric Steinbach and RB Brandon Jackson missing significant time, Cleveland's depth will be tested.

Browns waive eight players

Posted Aug. 28, 2011 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
The Browns waived eight reserves Sunday to get to the 80-player roster limit, including No. 4 QB Troy Weatherhead.

Report: Injuries to keep Browns' Steinbach, Jackson out

Posted Aug. 26, 2011 @ 7:20 p.m. ET
Injuries to Browns OLG Eric Steinbach and RB Brandon Jackson could end the seasons of both players, The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reported.

Eagles rebound from poor effort, beat Browns

Posted Aug. 25, 2011 @ 11:21 p.m. ET
Michael Vick led three scoring drives, the first-team defense pitched a shutout and the Eagles beat the Cleveland Browns 24-14 on a rain-soaked Thursday night.

Browns, OT Thomas agree on seven-year deal

Posted Aug. 23, 2011 @ 10:06 a.m. ET
Considered by many the best offensive lineman in the NFL, Browns OLT Joe Thomas will now be paid like one after reaching an agreement with the team on a new contract Monday evening.

Can Browns WR Massaquoi make an impact?

Posted Aug. 22, 2011 @ 7:01 p.m. ET
Is this the year that Browns third-year WR Mohamed Massaquoi breaks out? William Del Pilar looks at Massaquoi's prospects under a new head coach.

TE Moore sits out Browns practice

Posted Aug. 21, 2011 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
Browns TE Evan Moore sat out practice Sunday after suffering a mild concussion in Friday night's loss to the Lions.

McCoy sharp, but Lions' late charge tops Cleveland

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 11:39 p.m. ET
The Lions scored the game's final 17 points and tipped host Cleveland 30-28 on Friday night. Browns QB Colt McCoy threw three TD passes for Cleveland.

Hillis has hamstring ailment

Posted Aug. 17, 2011 @ 3:38 p.m. ET
RB Peyton Hillis was one of three starters reportedly limited at Browns practice Wednesday, but head coach Pat Shurmur said the handling of the injuries was "precautionary."

AFC North training-camp reports

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 8:26 p.m. ET
With Chad Ochocinco and Terrell Owens gone, WR Jerome Simpson is the player to watch in Cincinnati, as PFW examines each of the AFC North teams during camps.

Browns add DB Johnson

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 10:56 a.m. ET
The Browns announced Monday morning that they have been awarded DB Brett Johnson off waivers from Seattle.

Browns defeat Packers 27-17

Posted Aug. 13, 2011 @ 10:59 p.m. ET
Super Bowl MVP Aaron Rodgers threw a touchdown pass before leaving the game as the defending champion Packers opened the preseason with a 27-17 loss to the Browns on Saturday.

Massaquoi's unveiling in Shurmur's scheme delayed

Posted Aug. 12, 2011 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
No Browns wideout has shown as much big-play potential in the past two seasons as Mohamed Massaquoi, but he has missed time in camp with a foot injury. 

Report: Jaguars land OLB Roth

Posted Aug. 11, 2011 @ 10:41 a.m. ET
Matt Roth is no longer a free agent, as the outside linebacker signed a one-year, $3 million deal with the Jaguars.

The case for Colt McCoy

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
If you're considering a late-round backup quarterback, here are five reasons why the Browns' Colt McCoy might be worth your while.

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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