Originally posted on Ravens Football Machine  |  Last updated 11/14/12
A lot of folks in Baltimore were beginning to wonder if Paul Kruger could fill the shoes of the great Jarrett Johnson (who left for free agency in 2012). It's beginning to look like the answer is finally---yes. Kruger had a great game in the Ravens' 55-20 win over the Raiders with 2 sacks and an INT, and now goes into the upcoming Sunday night match against the Steelers with a lot more confidence and momentum. It doesn't hurt to know that Big Ben is definitely out for the Steelers in this one with a sprained shoulder and cracked rib.           Paul Kruger is in his 4th year with the Ravens, drafted out of Utah in the 2nd round (57th overall) of the 2009 Draft. Now at age 26, 6-4, 270, with above-average speed for a linebacker, Kruger has amassed 25 tackles, 3.5 sacks and 1 INT so far in the 2012 season. For those who don't know Kruger's back story, it is unique, to say the least. As a child, he lost a kidney as a result of an automobile accid...
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