|Paul Kruger is expected to demand a salary of at least $9 million annually. (USATSI)|
Cleveland is “closing in” on Kruger, according to the Baltimore Sun's Aaron Wilson.
The outside linebacker would be a natural fit for new coordinator Ray Horton's 3-4 scheme. Kruger thrived in that scheme in Baltimore, getting nine sacks in the regular season and 4.5 in the playoffs.
The Browns are $47 million under the salary cap. Kruger is expected to receive at least $9 million annually, wherever he signs.
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