Paul Kruger

Outside Linebacker Age: 29 Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#57 overall), 2009 College: Utah
  • Current Contract

    Paul Kruger signed a 5 year, $40,500,000 contract with the Cleveland Browns, including a $6,000,000 signing bonus, $13,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,100,000. In 2015, Kruger will earn a base salary of $7,000,000. Kruger has a cap hit of $8,200,000 while his dead money value is $3,600,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $40,500,000
    Signing Bonus $6,000,000
    Average Salary $8,100,000
    Guaranteed $13,000,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2013 Contract details by year 27 $715,000 $1,200,000 $6,285,000 - $8,200,000 $20,000,000
    2014 Contract details by year 28 $7,000,000 $1,200,000 - - $8,200,000 $11,800,000
    2015 Contract details by year 29 $7,000,000 $1,200,000 - - $8,200,000 $3,600,000
    2016 Contract details by year 30 $6,500,000 $1,200,000 - - $7,700,000 $2,400,000
    2017 Contract details by year 31 $7,000,000 $1,200,000 - - $8,200,000 $1,200,000
    2018 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $19.95 million guaranteed (signing bonus + 2013 roster bonus + 2013-14 base)
    • 2013 Roster Bonus: 6.285 million
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from the various reports, including Rotoworld, & OTC.

    Previous Contracts

    2009-2012Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $3,250,000
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $812,500
    Guaranteed $1,500,000
    Free Agent: 2013 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2009 23 $310,000 $250,000 - $560,000 -
    2010 24 $395,000 $250,000 - $645,000 -
    2011 25 $525,000 $250,000 - $775,000 -
    2012 26 $615,000 $250,000 - $865,000 -
    2013 Free agent year 27 UFA  
    • $1.5 million guaranteed
    • Signing Bonus: $1 million
    • Escalator: $500k 
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $310,000 $1,000,000 - - - - - $1,310,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $395,000 - - - - - - $395,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $525,000 - - - - - - $525,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $615,000 - - - - - - $615,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $715,000 $6,000,000 $6,285,000 - - - - $13,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - - - - - $7,000,000
    6 seasons $9,560,000 $7,000,000 $6,285,000 - - - - $22,845,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - - - - - $7,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - - - - - - $6,500,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - - - - - $7,000,000
    $30,060,000 $7,000,000 $6,285,000 - - - - $43,345,000
  • 2015 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Paul Kruger ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($8,200,000) Rank
    NFL: #86
    Cleveland Browns: #3
    Outside Linebacker: #6

    Total Cash ($7,000,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Outside Linebacker: #0

    Average Annual ($8,100,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Outside Linebacker: #0
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    Current Value Rankings

    Ranking Paul Kruger's current TVS in terms of similar players at his position.

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    • Previous Rating: -18.63
    • Cap Hit: $8,200,000
    • Free Agent: 2018

    Fantasy Points

    • Season Total: 126.7
    • Points/Game: 7.92
    • Points/Snap: 0.14


    Statistics

    Season GP GS Snaps Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2014 16 15 900 12 53 36 17 4
    2013 16 16 878 4.5 47 26 21 2
    2012 15 6 788 9 42 30 12 1 1
    2011 16 5.5 15 12 3
    2010 11 1 1 1
    2009 9 1 11 4 7 1