Found March 06, 2013 on NFL Trade Rumors:
Nfl-ravens-training-camp
Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that leagues have informed her that the Browns are prepared to pursue Ravens OLB Paul Kruger and Lions DE Cliff Avril in free agency. Cabot sources added that Raiders DT Desmond Bryant and Cardinals LB Quentin Groves are also on their radar. Kruger, 27, is expected to be seeking as much as $9 million annually in free agency, which has essentially eliminated the possibility of a return to Baltimore. He represents the best available 3-4 outside linebacker on the market and will almost certain cash in this offseason. Avril, 26, should find plenty of interest as well. The Browns would have to ask him to move to outside linebacker in their 3-4 defensive scheme, but Avril does have previous experience with the position dating back to his time at Purdue. Bryant, 27, is very intriguing player who could end having numerous suitors this offseason. He was recently arrested on a misdemeanor charge of criminal mischief. Pro Football Focus actu...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

NFL Free Agency Rumors: Cleveland Browns to target Paul Kruger,DE Cliff Avril?

With the start of the NFL Free Agency period just days away, the rumors of where which players might land are in high gear. The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that the Browns are planning on spending freely this period and could be in line to land some of the top names on the defensive side of the ball this offseason. The paper suggests that the Browns will be targeting Detroit Lions...

Detroit Lions Free Agency: Cliff Avril Reportedly on Cleveland Browns’ Radar

Cliff Avril is all but certain to hit free agency next week, and the Cleveland Browns look like they’ll be one of the first teams to give him a call. Mary Kay Cabot of The Plain Dealer reported Wednesday that the Browns are interested in both Avril and Baltimore’s Paul Kruger. Avril, a defensive end, will also be a hot ticket come Tuesday. But the Browns might have the inside...

NFL Rumor: Browns could have interest in DE Cliff Avril

It’s hard to determine what is or isn’t throwing stuff against the wall to see what sticks. With that in mind, the Plain Dealer’s Mary Kay Cabot tweeted today a few free agents the Browns might be interested in- “#Lions DE Cliff Avril, 20.5 sacks the past 2 yrs, is on #Browns radar in free agency. #Browns DL coach Joe Cullen developed him as rookie.” “#Raiders’ DT Desmond...

Ravens are prepared to lose Paul Kruger in free agency

According to ESPN’s Ed Werder (via Evan Silva), the Baltimore Ravens are prepared to lose linebacker Paul Kruger in free agency. “The Ravens have pretty much resigned themselves to the likelihood that he’s going to play for another team,” Werder reported, per Rotoworld.com. “And they drafted Courtney Upshaw last year to play that same position.” There’s no way the Ravens...

NFL News: Browns and Colts to battle for OLB Paul Kruger

ESPN’s Ed Werder reported on SportsCenter that the Clevleand Browns and Indianapolis Colts will aggressively pursue OLB Paul Kruger in free agency. Per Werder, Cleveland is “definitely going to go after” Kruger and will face “intense competition” from Indianapolis.  The Colts reportedly envision Kruger as Dwight Freeney’s replacement opposite Robert Mathis.   Werder...

Minnesota Vikings: 5 Biggest Questions Of The 2013 Offseason

The Baltimore Ravens are the champions. They pulled the biggest win of the year and proved they were "better" than every other team in the league.And they look vulnerable.The defense just lost its captain, who retired on top, and will likely lose the ball-hawking safety that led behind the scenes. And the leading pass rusher, Paul Kruger, might also head for richer pastures...

Bucs potential free agent targets: Linebacker

Buccaneers’ linebackers Mason Foster and Lavonte David had good 2012 campaigns. Quincy Black, who was lost to injury after week 10, may not return due to uncertainty from his recovery. So who can come in and help out this young group of linebackers?  1. Paul Kruger, 27, Ravens Kruger can be labeled as a defensive end in a 4-3 defense or an outside linebacker as he was in Baltimore’s...

15 Funny Athlete Mugshots

In case you missed it, there’s a new trend going around called “Dezzing.” What is it exactly you ask? Well after Raiders D-Lineman Desmond Bryant got busted last month, he decided that his mugshot should be the most hilarious picture anyone’s ever seen. In true Jimmy Kimmel form, the late-night talk show host got it [...]
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.