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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

Coordinator or not, Browns' offense is Shurmur's

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 10:29 a.m. ET
Whether the Browns hire an offensive coordinator or not, make no mistake: this will be Pat Shurmur's offense. Multiple media outlets have suggested the Browns will forgo hiring a coordinator after adding Mark Whipple to the coaching staff as ...

McCoy says shoulder injury lingered in rookie season

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 2:26 p.m. ET
Browns QB Colt McCoy disclosed Wednesday that a shoulder injury suffered in the 2010 BCS title game bothered him in his first NFL season.

Reports: Browns add Whipple, Davis, Board

Posted Jan. 31, 2011 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Browns reportedly filled three spots on their coaching staff on Monday, hiring Mark Whipple as QBs coach, Bill Davis as LBs coach and Dwaine Board as DL coach.

Browns add former Bears assistant as special-teams coordinator

Posted Jan. 25, 2011 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
The Browns have continued to add to Pat Shurmur's coaching staff in Cleveland, hiring Chris Tabor as their new special-teams coach on Tuesday.

Browns seeking quick running back

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 6:54 p.m. ET
With two physical running backs on the roster, Cleveland would like to acquire a change-of-pace option, according to AFC North Whispers.

Browns likely transitioning to 4-3

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
The Browns have not employed a 4-3 scheme as their base defense since 2004, but they seem likely to transition back to the "40" front after hiring Dick Jauron as defensive coordinator.

Browns hire Jauron as defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 6:01 p.m. ET
The Browns hired Dick Jauron as their new defensive coordinator on Friday.

Report: Browns expected to hire Jauron as D-coordinator

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 12:25 p.m. ET
The Browns are expected to hire Dick Jauron as their defensive coordinator, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Cowboys officially name Ryan as defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 6:31 p.m. ET
The Cowboys named Rob Ryan as the team's defensive coordinator on Wednesday.

Browns sign pair to future contracts

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
The Browns signed LB Auston English and WR Rod Windsor to future contracts on Wednesday.

Reports: Browns interview Musgrave, Jauron

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 9:24 p.m. ET
Multiple media outlets reported the Browns interviewed Falcons assistant head coach/QBs coach Bill Musgrave for their offensive coordinator vacancy and Eagles senior assistant/DBs coach Dick Jauron for their defensive coordinator vacancy on Tuesday.

Report: Rams reopen offensive coordinator search

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
The Rams' talks with Josh McDaniels, thought to be one of the hottest available assistant coaches, reportedly hit a snag while negotiating for their offensive coordinator position.

Dolphins to hire Daboll as new offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have hired former Browns offensive coordinator Brian Daboll to fill the same position, replacing Dan Henning, who stepped down on Jan. 6. The news was first reported by Chris Mortensen of ESPN.

Signs point to Browns targeting wideouts more in 2011

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 9:27 p.m. ET
Considering how the Rams and Browns have targeted their wide receivers the last two seasons and Mike Holmgren's comments on Cleveland's need to get the wideouts more involved in the offense, it's logical to think the Browns ...

Report: Cowboys interested in Ryan as D-coordinator

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 3:40 a.m. ET
Browns defensive coordinator Rob Ryan met with Cowboys officials Friday, and reports indicate that Ryan could soon be directing the Dallas defense under new head coach Jason Garrett.

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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