It's not so much a surprise. Speculation has bubbled around circles among beat writers, insiders, basement-filled bloggers and fans. After having such a poor postseason effort against the Houston Texans, along with the rise of Vontaze Burfict, it seems that middle linebacker Rey Maualuga will be sending out his Linkedln address to potential employers after becoming a free agent in early March.

According to what NFL Insider Adam Caplan is being told, the Cincinnati Bengals won't likely re-sign Rey Maualuga.