It's been a crazy year. I just get the feeling that it will be hard for Gase to motivate this team to be more than below average.
Jason Lieser wrote:
The Dolphins waived linebacker Rey Maualuga after he was arrested this morning.http://dailydolphin.blog.palmbeachpost. ... er-arrest/
Miami-Dade County lists the charge as battery, which was first reported by Pro Football Talk. The police file on his arrest had him booked at 12:46 p.m. today and has his bail at $1,500.
Pro Football Talk broke the news that he was arrested on battery charges in Miami and is currently being held. Andy Slater of AM 940 reported the allegation is that Maualuga was at Club E11even in Miami at 8:30 a.m., and the allegation is that he refused to pay a $40 bar tab and grabbed the victim by the throat.
The Dolphins waived Maualuga at 3 p.m., creating an open roster spot in advance of Sunday’s home game against Tampa Bay. Letting him go left the team with five linebackers. Miami originally signed him to replace second-round pick Raekwon McMillan, who tore his ACL in the opening preseason game.
The Dolphins filled Maualuga’s spot by promoting practice squad running back De’Veon Smith to the active roster. Smith is an undrafted rookie from Michigan who has been with the team since April. He rushed for 846 yards and 10 touchdowns last year.
Practice squad linebacker Neville Hewitt, who played all 16 games and had five starts for Miami last season, is a candidate to be signed if Miami determines it needs help at the position.