Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 3/11/13
Linebacker Paul Kruger is one of the top free agent pass rushers on the market, so it's expected that teams will go after him hard. Two in particular look to go even harder. The Cleveland Browns and Indianapolis Colts are expected to find themselves in a bidding war for Kurger's services, reports Aaron Wilson of The Baltimore Sun. Colts head coach and former Ravens DC Chuck Pagano would love to land Kruger, who would be more than a suitable replacement for the recently released Dwight Freeney. The Browns, Wilson writes, have been 'particularly aggressive in expressing strong interest in Kruger.' He should command anywhere from $10 million to $12 million per year when all is said and done, so we'll find out soon who's willing to reaching deeper into their pockets. One thing is for sure, Baltimore just can't afford him due to salary cap constraints. Kruger had a career high nine sacks in the 2012 regular season, adding 4.5 more in four playoff games, thats includes 2 sacks on elusive 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. var switchTo5x=true; stLight.options({publisher:''});
MORE FROM YARDBARKER:
Best athlete by state all time
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Royals release statement on death of Yordano Ventura

Sanders, Ware think Romo would be good fit for Broncos

Reports: Yordano Ventura killed in car accident

Report: Nelson expected to play vs. Falcons with kevlar padding

Irsay: Pagano safe, Peyton not in picture as potential Colts GM

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

LeBron James: Gregg Popovich ‘factors a lot’ into 2020 Olympics decision

Cuban softens stance on superstar status of Westbrook

Ric Flair gets into Twitter fight with Panthers player over Falcons fandom

Charlotte thinks a $175M MLS stadium will help heal racial divisions

Joel Embiid is an MVP candidate

Jadeveon Clowney fined $18k for hit on Tom Brady during playoffs

Best of Yardbarker: Roger Goodell does what we all expected him to do

Eat, Drink, Watch for Jan. 20-22, 2017: Dips, rye, football and Death Race 2050

Box Score 1/20: 37 years ago today, Carter said no to Moscow

NFC & AFC Championship preview: We love scoring

Roger Goodell is a coward, but then we knew that

TailGreater: Picking the conference champions by their signature cocktails

The 10 best sports docs available for streaming

Ranking the top three conferences in college basketball

The NFC Championship’s two most important players

Eight bold predictions for second half of NBA season

Box Score 1/19: Happy anniversary to the 'Tuck Rule' game

Clarification Please: Why college basketball needs to ditch the possession arrow

All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Best of Yardbarker: Roger Goodell does what we all expected him to do

Eat, Drink, Watch for Jan. 20-22, 2017: Dips, rye, football and Death Race 2050

QUIZ: Name the owners of these 50 famous NFL nicknames

NFC & AFC Championship preview: We love scoring

Roger Goodell is a coward, but then we knew that

The 10 best sports docs available for streaming

TailGreater: Picking the conference champions by their signature cocktails

The 'What's a Romo worth these days anyway?' quiz

Clarification Please: Why college basketball needs to ditch the possession arrow

NBA hotline bling: Derrick Rose gets disconnected

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker