Originally written on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 3/24/13
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Paul Kruger was a very productive pass rusher down the stretch for the Ravens last year with 14 sacks, 14 hits, and 33 hurries in his final 12 games from week 10 on, but he didn’t really do anything until Terrell Suggs came back and had just 1 sack, 3 hits, and 10 hurries in his first 8 games. In his first 3 years in the league, he was just a rotational player at best, though he was very efficient on 373 snaps in 2011. He also doesn’t play the run well and played just 22 of 62 snaps in the Super Bowl as part of the game plan. I don’t understand how someone that can barely be part of a game plan can get this much money, 41 million over 5 years with 20 million guaranteed. He’s not a primary pass rusher. He’s a secondary pass rusher and needs a good pass rusher opposite him. He doesn’t play the run. And he’s very inexperienced. I suppose it’s possible that he could continue his strong play from the 2nd half of 2012 into 2013 with the Browns and they needed a pass rusher, but they reall...
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