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Feeling like old times for Bengals defense

CINCINNATI -- Sunday in New Orleans was a throwback day for the Bengals defense. For many of the first nine games of this season the Bengals on that side of the ball haven't looked like themselves, at least not the unit that has been among the NFL's best the past five seasons.  Sunday's performance against the Saints was much more reminiscent of what the defense was expected to...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals stunned by how far defense has fallen

CINCINNATI (AP) Linebacker Rey Maualuga knew the Bengals' defense had slipped against the run this season. He didn't realize it was in such a free-fall. ''I don't even know where we're at,'' he said, guessing at their league ranking. ''Twenty-something?'' Nope. Try 31st. Yes, second to last. ''Ooh, wee!'' he said with a grimace. A defense that was one of the NFL's best last season...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Stopping the run at heart of Bengals defensive troubles

CINCINNATI -- A bad hamstring has forced Rey Maualuga to watch from the sidelines the last four games as the Bengals defense has progressively slid down the NFL rankings. It's been a particularly hard slide when it comes to teams running the football against them. "I don't even know where we're at," said Maualuga on Wednesday as he stood in front of his locker...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals: What went wrong in loss to Colts

Back up linebacker Vincent Rey got the start Sunday in place of Rey Maualuga. For the second time in three games, the Cincinnati Bengals suffered a blow out loss on the road to an elite AFC team, 27-0 to the Indianapolis Colts. The Bengals defense is on one of its worst streaks in recent memory, giving up more than 500 yards to the Colts offense on Sunday. That’s the second time...
Via isportsweb.com
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Green inactive for second straight game

CINCINNATI -- The Bengals will be without three starters because of injury Sunday against Indianapolis as wide receiver A.J. Green and linebackers Rey Maualuga and Emmanuel Lamur are all on the inactive list. Green is missing his second consecutive game with a toe injury, while Maualuga (hamstring) and Lamur (shoulder) were hurt in last week's 37-37 tie against Carolina. Second...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals may be without linebackers Maualuga, Lamur vs. Colts

  Rey Maualuga and Emmanuel Lamur missed practice again on Thursday, leaving the Bengals' struggling defense without two of its mainstays heading into one of its biggest challenges. Cincinnati (3-1-1) is coming off a bad two-game stretch on defense. The Bengals have given up 936 yards and 77 points during a loss at New England and a tie with Carolina. They've also gotten...
Via AP on Fox
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals missing linebackers, giving up yards

CINCINNATI (AP) Rey Maualuga and Emmanuel Lamur missed practice again on Thursday, leaving the Bengals' struggling defense without two of its mainstays heading into one of its biggest challenges. Cincinnati (3-1-1) is coming off a bad two-game stretch on defense. The Bengals have given up 936 yards and 77 points during a loss at New England and a tie with Carolina. It's...
Via AP on Fox
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals: Week 2 preview, prediction vs. Atlanta Falcons

After winning a must-win game in their season opener at Baltimore last week, the Cincinnati Bengals travel back home to take on the Atlanta Falcons at Paul Brown Stadium. The Bengals had some key players fall victim to injuries last Sunday, but the two most noteworthy were tight end Tyler Eifert and linebacker Vontaze Burfict. Eifert was put on the IR designated to return after dislocating...
Via isportsweb.com
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL writer picks 'most overrated' for Browns, Bengals

A writer for USA Today is calling a Cleveland Pro Bowler one of the AFC's "most overrated" players. Brent Sobleski chronicles his overvalued picks for each AFC team and gives his rationale in a recent article for USA Today. His choice for the Browns is center Alex Mack, who was just paid handsomely after a saga for his services between Jacksonville and Cleveland. Though...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals’ Injury Report: Devon Still, Vontaze Burfict, Rey Maualuga

The Cincinnati Bengals travel to sunny southern California to take on the San Diego Chargers.  Who dey in and who dey out?  Find out in your Cincinnati Bengals Week 13 injury report. Guard Kevin Zeitler (foot) is out and did not participate all week. Linebacker Vontaze Burfict (ankle) limited participation is listed as questionable.   The Bengals have six players listed as probable...
Via NFL Injury Report
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Should LB Vincent Rey Keep His Starting Job?

After Cincinnati Bengals Linebacker Rey Maualuga went down with an MCL Sprain against the New York Jets last month, the concern was not about replacing him with a trade or a free agency pick, but merely to get someone in as a placeholder. They knew already that the depth that they had was good enough to sustain the position long enough for a knee sprain to heal, so they just had...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengals May Reduce LB Rey Maualuga’s Playing Time Once He’s Healthy

Cole Harvey of ESPN.com mentions that the Bengals could end up reducing LB Rey Maualuga playing time once he’s healthy due to the superb play of backup LB Vinny Rey. Maualuga is currently out with a sprained the MCL in his left knee that he suffered against the Jets back in Week 8. “I know my strengths and what I can do. In that area, I’m not worried,” Maualuga said...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengals missing 3 key players vs Browns

The Bengals are missing three key players for their game on Sunday against the intrastate rival Cleveland Browns. Middle linebacker Rey Maualuga, defensive back Chris Crocker and right guard Kevin Zeitler are inactive. Crocker missed practice last week with a hamstring injury, and Zeitler was sidelined by an injured foot. Maualuga missed his third straight game with an injured...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Rey Maualuga Will Miss 3-4 Weeks

Bengals MLB Rey Maualuga will miss 3-4 weeks with a sprained MCL beginning with Thursday night's game against Miami.Fantasy Spin:Maualuga absence (51 tackles) could pave the way for the Dolphins running game to make a dent in the Bengals defense.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengals’ Injury Report: Rey Maualuga, Andrew Whitworth, Wallace Gilberry

The Cincinnati Bengals travel to South Beach to face the Miami Dolphins in a Thursday night Halloween hoedown.  It will be a scary night for the Dolphins if the Bengals play half as good as they did last Sunday against the New York Jets.  Which of your favorite Cincy Cats will be healthy enough to smash the candy corn out of the Dolphins Halloween night?  Who dey in and who dey...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Rey Maualuga Out 3-4 Weeks With Sprained MCL

Adam Schefter reports that Cincinnati Bengals LB Rey Maualuga is expected to miss three-to-four weeks due to a sprained MCL. Maualuga left Sunday’s win over the Jets after colliding with Chris Ivory. It initially appeared as though Maualuga’s injury was quite serious given that he went limp after the collision, so it is clearly great news that he only has a sprained MCL...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengals LB Rey Maualuga Out 3-4 Weeks With Sprained MCL

Bengals middle linebacker Rey Maualuga will miss 3-4 weeks with a sprained MCL suffered in yesterdays blowout win over the Jets. Bengals LB Rey Maualuga sprained his MCL and is expected to be sidelined 3-4 weeks. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 28, 2013 The diagnosis is not as bad as some thought within the organization.  Maualuga, 26, was also diagnosed with a concussion in...
Via Thacover2
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengals LB Rey Maualuga Out 3-4 Weeks With Sprained MCL

Bengals middle linebacker Rey Maualuga will miss 3-4 weeks with a sprained MCL suffered in yesterdays blowout win over the Jets. Bengals LB Rey Maualuga sprained his MCL and is expected to be sidelined 3-4 weeks. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 28, 2013 The diagnosis is not as bad as some thought within the organization.  Maualuga, 26, was also diagnosed with a concussion in...
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengals Injury Update: Rey Maualuga, Andrew Whitworth, Taylor Mays

The Cincinnati Bengals demolished the New York Jets on Sunday 49-9.  The Bengals look to be firing on all cylinders but as Coley Harvey of ESPN.com tells us, the engine might have blown a few pistons with the Cats suffering injuries to Rey Maualuga, Andrew Whitworth and Taylor Mays in the win. Carted off the field, linebacker Rey Maualuga suffered a left knee injury and a possible...
Via NFL Injury Report
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengals MLB Maualuga hurts left knee, carted off

Bengals middle linebacker Rey Maualuga hurt his left knee and was taken off the field on a cart during the second quarter of a game against the New York Jets on Sunday. Maualuga got his left leg twisted beneath him in a pileup while trying to make a tackle with 4:01 left in the first half. He got a cheer from the fans and waved as he was taken off on a cart. He also was evaluated...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals defeat Colts 27-10 in preseason finale

There was one goal in mind for the Cincinnati Bengals and head coach Marvin Lewis as the team faced the Indianapolis Colts in the final preseason game of 2013 – keep all the players healthy going into the regular season. While both the offense and the defense displayed a much better disciplined team and one that is ready for the regular season, the team took a hit with the injury...
Via isportsweb.com
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengas give Maualuga new contract

The Bengals have signed middle linebacker Rey Maualuga to a new contract, another move to keep the league's sixth-ranked defense virtually intact. Maualuga was a second-round pick from Southern California in 2009. He has had some rough times during his transition to starter, with coach Marvin Lewis challenging Maualuga and quarterback Andy Dalton to become more vocal leaders...
Via Fox Sports
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengals sign MLB Rey Maualuga to new deal

The Bengals have signed middle linebacker Rey Maualuga to a new contract, another move to keep the league's sixth-ranked defense virtually intact. Maualuga was a second-round pick from Southern California in 2009. He has had some rough times during his transition to starter, with coach Marvin Lewis challenging Maualuga and quarterback Andy Dalton to become more vocal leaders...
Via Fox Sports
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengals Re-Sign Linebacker Rey Maualuga

The Cincinnati Bengals are less focused on the free agent market, and more on locking up their core players.  NFL.com is reporting that the Bengals have agreed to a two-year $6.5 million deal with linebacker Rey Maualuga. “Rey is a big, physical guy who plays with a lot of passion and energy,” linebackers coach Paul Guenther said. “He knows the defense and he can play a couple...
Via Thacover2
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengals Re-Sign LB Rey Maualuga

The Cincinnati Bengals are less focused on the free agent market, and more on locking up their core players.  NFL.com is reporting that the Bengals have agreed to a two-year $6.5 million deal with linebacker Rey Maualuga. “Rey is a big, physical guy who plays with a lot of passion and energy,” linebackers coach Paul Guenther said. “He knows the defense and he can play a couple...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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