Maualuga Appears Fine After "Tweaking" Ankle During Celebrity Softball Game

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 03: Professional football player Rey Maualuga attends ESPN The Magazine's "NEXT" Event on February 3, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images for ESPN)

The Cincinnati Bengals wouldn't be the Cincinnati Bengals without at least one non-football related offseason injury. Two years ago it was Jason Shirley injuring an Achilles, ending his season well before training camp even began. Last year it was Keith Rivers, showing up to training camp with what was described at the time as a "rebuilding of the wrist".

The Bengals almost had their third in three years when Rey Maualuga hurt an ankle at a charity softball game, initial reports said. However according to Joe Reedy with the Cincinnati Enquirer, it was a "tweak" at best and that Maualuga "felt good going into the start of training camp." Maualuga told the Enquirer's beat writer:

"It was a little scare. I put myself in a vulnerable situation but I came out of it fine," he said. "I feel good. I have a different mindset but I’m more comfortable. I’m anxious to go out and compete and take my game to another level and show what I can do. Hopefully I can stay injury free."

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