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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

Broncos, Browns to interview Falcons OC Mularkey

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
The Broncos and Browns will interview Falcons offensive coordinator Mike Mularkey this week for their vacant head-coaching positions.

Browns MVP Meter: Week 17

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 10:56 p.m. ET
With the regular season in the books, here's a look at the Browns' top MVP candidates.

Holmgren begins search, says sideline return unlikely for now

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
Browns president Mike Holmgren indicated Monday that he's focused on hiring someone other than himself to replace Eric Mangini as head coach but would not rule out a return to coaching.  

Browns fire Mangini

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 10:11 a.m. ET
The Browns announced Monday morning that they have fired head coach Eric Mangini.

Browns players of the week

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 3:09 a.m. ET
Here are the Browns' players of the week on offense, defense and special teams for Week 17.

Steelers get first-round bye with win over Browns

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Ben Roethlisberger threw two touchdown passes and the Steelers won the AFC North to secure a first-round playoff bye with a 41-9 win over Cleveland on Sunday, in what could be the final game for Eric Mangini as Browns coach.

Steelers-Browns prediction

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
Eventually, the Steelers will wear down the Browns — assuming they don't take control of matters early, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

Favre inactive, Polamalu active in Week 17

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
Vikings QB Brett Favre will end his career as a spectator, as he is inactive for Sunday's season finale against the Lions.

Three-and-out with former Steelers S Mike Logan

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 11:45 a.m. ET
PFW recently caught up with former Steelers and Jaguars safety Mike Logan for his perspective on former teammate Troy Polamalu's wonderful season, among other topics.

Browns' Robiskie coming into his own

Posted Jan. 01, 2011 @ 9:57 p.m. ET
After a very slow start to his career, Cleveland second-year WR Brian Robiskie is beginning to make his presence felt, according to AFC North Whispers.

Steelers-Browns matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 10:32 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Steelers-Browns game — Steelers OLBs James Harrison and LaMarr Woodley vs. Browns OTs Joe Thomas and John St. Clair.

Browns fantasy focus: Week 17

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 9:08 p.m. ET
Here's our weekly look at the Browns from a fantasy football perspective.

Flashback: Recent Week 17 Browns performances

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
Take a quick stroll down memory lane with PFW for a recap of the Browns' Week 17 contests each of the last five seasons.

Left side of Browns' O-line garners respect

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 9:42 p.m. ET
The strength of the Browns' offense is their line, and the Pro Bowl voting bears that out.

Steelers-Browns matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 9:40 a.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Steelers-Browns game.

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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