NFL training camp buzz: Paul Kruger headed to Saints

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Kruger headed to Saints

A person familiar with the deal says the New Orleans Saints and pass-rushing lineman Paul Kruger have agreed to contract terms, two days after the veteran was surprisingly released by the Cleveland Browns.

The person spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the agreement has not been announced.

Kruger has started 46 games for Cleveland in the past three seasons, during which he’s had 18 sacks, including a career-high 11 in 2014.

Last season, however, he was credited with 27 tackles, his fewest since 2011, and 2 ½ sacks, his fewest since 2010. When he was released earlier this week, Kruger said the Browns made “absolutely the wrong decision.”

— The Associated Press

Steelers TE sidelined to start year

Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers will have to wait on one of their key offseason additions to make his debut.

Tight end Ladarius Green was placed on the physically unable to perform list Tuesday, keeping him out through the first six weeks of the season.

Green was…

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