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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 CB Wright done for rest of season

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
Browns corner Eric Wright will miss the last two games of the season with a left leg injury.

Eric Mangini hot-seat meter: Heating up

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
With the Browns' record at 5-9 after a 19-17 loss to a Bengals team that had lost its previous 10 games, speculation about head coach Eric Mangini's future in Cleveland is the most rampant it has been all season. 

Browns MVP Meter: Week 15

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the Browns' top five team MVP candidates through 14 games.

Browns need to let McCoy's playmaking ability shine

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
The Browns weren't afraid to give Colt McCoy plenty of opportunities to throw in Sunday's loss at Cincinnati, and he performed very well. They shouldn't backtrack from that strategy in the final two games. 

Browns players of the Week

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 2:40 a.m. ET
Here are the Browns' players of the week on offense, defense and special teams for Week 15.

Benson, Bengals win 'Battle of Ohio'

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Cedric Benson ran for a season-high 150 yards and a touchdown, and the Cincinnati Bengals ended a 10-game losing streak that matched the longest in their franchise history, beating the Cleveland Browns 19-17 on Sunday.

Browns-Bengals prediction

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening sees the Browns dropping their second straight game and Cincinnati ending its 10-game losing streak. 

Flashback: Recent Week 15 Browns performances

Posted Dec. 18, 2010 @ 10:58 p.m. ET
Take a quick stroll down memory lane with PFW for a recap of the Browns' Week 15 contests in each of the last five seasons.

Cribbs finding going tough on kickoffs

Posted Dec. 18, 2010 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
A mix of good strategy and sound coverage from the opposition have helped to blunt Browns RS Joshua Cribbs' productivity on kickoffs this season.

Browns-Bengals matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Dec. 18, 2010 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Bengals game: Browns QB Colt McCoy vs. the Bengals' pass rush.

Browns-Bengals matchup of the day

Posted Dec. 17, 2010 @ 11:35 a.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Bengals game. 

Browns fantasy focus

Posted Dec. 17, 2010 @ 10:44 a.m. ET
Here's our weekly look at the Browns from a fantasy-football perspective.  

Browns-Bengals matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 7:56 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Bengals game.

Bengals-Browns blacked out in Cinci

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 2:05 p.m. ET
The Bengals failed to sell enough tickets for the "Battle of Ohio" game against the Browns to be broadcast on local television.

Mangini names McCoy starter for rest of '10

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 10:44 a.m. ET
Browns head coach Eric Mangini said Thursday that Colt McCoy will start Sunday against the Bengals and remain the team's starter for the rest of the season.

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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