Oct 20, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Cincinnati Bengals middle linebacker Rey Maualuga (58) prior to the game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports
Bengals starting middle linebacker was forced from today’s game vs the New York Jets, and it looks doubtful he’ll return after being carted to the locker room, though the team is calling his return questionable:
We certainly hope Maualuga is alright. Here is a GIf of the injury:
Credit goes to @GIFDSPORTS
If he’s our for any significant amount of time, the team needs to sign a linebacker and do it in a hurry, as Michael Boley is probably not ready to take over the starting MLB role.
That, or move Vontaze Burfict from the weakside to the middle. Don’t be surprised if J.K. Schaffer get’s called up at some point either.