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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' defense needs to rebound, too

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 7:52 p.m. ET
Each Wednesday, we'll highlight a Browns player, coach, executive, personnel group or other area of the team that is most under scrutiny. This week, we take a closer look at the Browns' defense.

Browns-Bengals matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 7 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch to in Sunday's Browns-Bengals game.

They said it: Browns Wednesday edition

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
The following are quotes from Browns head coach Eric Mangini, who met with the media Wednesday.

Browns sign OL Braxton to practice squad

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
The Browns signed OL Branndon Braxton to their practice squad on Wednesday, the team announced.

Reports: Browns' McCoy to work with first-team offense

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
Browns rookie QB Colt McCoy was to work with the first-team offense on Wednesday, head coach Eric Mangini said, according to multiple media outlets.

Browns sign CB Francies to roster

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 1:17 a.m. ET
The Browns promoted CB Coye Francies from the practice squad to their roster on Tuesday and waived CB Eric King. Francies was a sixth-round pick of Cleveland in 2009.

Browns Rookie Meter: Week 14

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 9:59 p.m. ET
Here's our weekly look at the contributions made by Browns rookies this season.

Browns-Bengals matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 9:53 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Bengals game.

Browns' 60-second rant: Browns must be disruptive

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 8:45 p.m. ET
Two takeaways and a blocked field goal helped the Browns defeat the Bengals in Week Four, and such disruptiveness would go a long way in helping Cleveland sweep the season series.

Eric Mangini hot-seat meter: A little warmer

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 7:40 p.m. ET
The Browns' 13-6 loss to Buffalo Sunday was a step backward for Eric Mangini's Browns.

Defeat shows Browns still vulnerable

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
The Browns' 13-6 loss to Buffalo Sunday, as well as the manner of the defeat, were humbling for 5-8 Cleveland.

Browns MVP Meter: Week 14

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 12:58 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the Browns' top five team MVP candidates through 13 games.

Browns players of the week: Week 14

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 12:52 a.m. ET
Here are the Browns' players of the week on offense, defense and special teams for Week 14.

Bills eliminate Browns from playoff contention

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
Ryan Fitzpatrick threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to David Nelson, Leodis McKelvin made a late interception and the Bills beat the Browns 13-6 on Sunday.

Browns-Bills prediction

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening believes' the Browns' running game will be their decisive edge at Buffalo.  


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.