Beefing up the pass rush will be a top priority this offseason, and the difference between Paul Kruger and Cliff Avril is that Kruger already knows head coach Chuck Pagano's schemes from his time in Baltimore.
Kruger can rush the passer, but he's also very skilled when it comes to playing the run and covering zones from the 3-4 outside linebacker spot.
If the two command similar money on the open market, Paul Kruger and Cliff Avril may be separated in the Colts' eyes simply by 3-4 experience. Kruger makes a good amount of sense for Indianapolis.
There are rumblings that the Browns could also go after Kruger, and while the linebacker hasn't ever performed well without the presence of at least one of Haloti Ngata and Terrell Suggs on the same defense, the fact that he's drawing a lot of interest speaks to his ability to make an impact.
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