Rey Maualuga, Former Eureka High School Football Player, Has been Released From the Cincinnati Bengals Today

Rey Maualuga in a Bengal uniform

Rey Maualuga playing for the Bengals in 2011. [Photo by Jeffrey Beall via Wikimedia Commons]

Former Eureka High School football star, Rey Maualuga, who began playing for the Cincinnati Bengals in 2009 was released by the team today.

ESPN reports,

Maualuga, 30, was entering the last season of his contract and was due $3.6 million in salary and bonuses.

“Rey has been a tough and productive player for us, and a fine teammate, and this is a difficult decision,” Bengals coach Marvin Lewis said in a statement. “It’s one of several we have made to transition to a younger group at linebacker as we continue to shape our 2017 roster.”

For more on ESPN’s story, click here.



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