Paul Kruger to Saints: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

August 31, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New Orleans Saints and veteran pass-rusher Paul Kruger agreed to a contract Wednesday, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network and Mike Triplett of ESPN.com.
Kruger, 30, was released Aug. 29 after three seasons with the Cleveland Browns. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported, per Triplett, that the deal is for one-year, $3 million but worth up to $5 million with incentives.
Kruger reacted to his move after word of his signing emerged:
Signed to be an anchor of the Browns pass rush from the rival Baltimore Ravens, Kruger had a disappointing career in Cleveland. He recorded just 18 sacks over three seasons despite being healthy, 11 of which came in a promising 2014 campaign. In 2015, Kruger consistently struggled on his way to a 27-tackle, 2.5-sack season.
"Although completely miss handled [sic], unfortunate and absolutely the wrong decision to release me I do wish the Browns and especially my teammate brothers great success," Kruger said on Twitter.
Kruger was just...

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