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Paul Kruger

30-Year-Old Linebacker – New Orleans Saints

2016 Defensive Stats

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18

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2016 Defensive Projections

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2016 Fantasy Football Outlook

There was no outlook written for Paul Kruger in 2016. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.

2016 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  5

HT: 6' 4"   WT: 270   DOB: 2/15/1986  College: Utah  DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Paul Kruger Contract Information:

Released by the Browns in August of 2016.

October 23, 2016  –  Paul Kruger News

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Kruger (back) is active for Sunday's Week 7 game against the Chiefs, BJ Kissel of Chiefs.com reports.

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Paul Kruger NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2009 23 9 - 11 - 0 - 1 0 - 0 - - - -
2010 24 BAL 11 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 25 BAL 16 15 12 3 5.5 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
2012 26 BAL 15 42 30 12 9 6 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2013 27 CLE 16 47 26 21 4.5 5 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
2014 28 CLE 16 53 36 17 11 4 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0
2015 29 CLE 16 27 16 11 2.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 30 NO 11 18 13 5 1.5 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Paul Kruger – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Defensive End

Snap Count Stats

440

Defensive Snaps in 2016

Paul Kruger was on the field for 440 of his team's snaps on defense in 2016.

59

Special Teams Snaps in 2016

Paul Kruger was on the field for 59 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2016.

Year Def ST
2014 899 55
2015 681 9
2016 440 59
Paul Kruger 2016 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
1 Oak 39 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @NYG 60 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
3 Atl 46 7 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @SD 22 3 2 2 0 0.5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 BYE Bye Week
6 Car
7 @KC 17 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Sea 40 5 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 @SF 43 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Den 66 7 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 @Car 42 7 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 LA 27 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
13 Det 38 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 @TB
15 @Ari
16 TB
17 @Atl

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Paul Kruger
As Compared To Other Linebackers
Height:   6' 4"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   270 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.83 sec
WEAK
Shuttle Time:   4.47 sec
POOR
Cone Drill:   7.52 sec
TERRIBLE
Arm Length
Not Available
Hand Length
Not Available
Vertical Jump:   33 in
WEAK
Broad Jump:   108 in
POOR
Bench Press:   24 reps
GOOD
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Paul Kruger: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

The Saints have listed Kruger (back) as questionable for Sunday's matchup with the Chiefs.

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Kruger (back) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Panthers, Josh Katzenstein of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

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Kruger is questionable to return to Sunday's game against San Diego after suffering a back injury, Larry Holder of the Times-Picayune reports.

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Kruger is in line to sign with the Saints, reports NFL.com.

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Kruger was cut by the Browns on Monday, Cleveland.com reports.

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Kruger, who had five tackles (three solo) and a sack in Sunday's loss to the Ravens, finished the season with 53 tackles (36 solo), four forced fumbles and a team-leading 11 sacks.

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Kruger had seven tackles (three solo) in Sunday's loss to the Panthers.

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Kruger had two solo tackles for loss and one sack in Sunday's loss to the Bengals.

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Kruger had a fumble recovery, a sack and two quarterback hits in Sunday's loss to the Colts.

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Kruger had three solo tackles and two sacks in Sunday's victory over the Falcons.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

There was no outlook written for Paul Kruger.

2015

Kruger had a bounce-back campaign in 2014 after a disappointing debut season with the Browns, collecting a career-high 11 sacks and playing in all 16 games. The defensive scheme isn't expected to be significantly different under defensive coordinator Jim O'Neil, so look for another strong year from the 29-year-old Krueger. He should once again have few problems locking down a starting outside linebacker spot.

2014

Kruger's production took a slight hit in 2013 following his breakout 2012 season with the Ravens, but still has the potential to produce sacks for fantasy owners as an IDP. Last season, Kruger found himself in a three-man rotation with Barkevious Mingo and Jabaal Sheard at outside linebacker, but it remains to be seen how new defensive coordinator Jim O'Neil will utilize the 28-year-old. If he's able to see the field on most downs this season, Kruger could re-emerge as a valuable IDP option.

2013

Kruger was a disappointment for most of his four years in Baltimore, but he got hot in the second half of 2012, posting 12 sacks in the final 12 games (counting playoffs). He'll start at outside linebacker as Cleveland transitions into the 3-4.

2012

Kruger is expected to start at strongside linebacker for the Ravens. His main focus will probably be taking on blockers, but he should also get plenty of chances to rush the passer.

2011

Coaches have long praised his motor, but Kruger has always been too much of tweener to see much playing time. This year, it seems as if the Ravens would like to put Kruger, as well as Sergio Kindle, on the field more as a pass rusher opposite Terrell Suggs. Don't bet on much fantasy-wise, but this could be the first year Kruger makes a significant impact for Baltimore.

2010

Kruger bulked up in the offseason to take on more of a true defensive end look. Though he'll mostly see the field whenever Terrell Suggs needs a spell, coaches do love his motor.

2009

Kruger's high motor and versatility have him on the Ravens' two-deep as a rookie. He's still a year or two from any sort of significance as an IDP.