Maualuga was waived by the Dolphins on Saturday following a late-night arrest Friday, Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports.
There are no details on the alleged incident, but it is serious enough to result in the Dolphins letting Maualuga go. He provided 14 tackles in his previous three games for the Dolphins, and also started four of the last six games. It remains to be seen how the defense will adjust, but Mike Hull figures to see a sizable increase in snaps at middle linebacker.
Maualuga will start at middle linebacker Sunday versus the Titans, Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports.
Maualuga has been practicing with the first team all week and will start on first and second down but come out in passing situations. He's expected to see between 25-35 snaps, as the Dolphins may still be worried about his conditioning after just having signed him in late August.
Maualuga (hamstring) wasn't listed on Wednesday's injury report and is in line to play Sunday against the Titans, Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports.
Maualuga will be healthy for his first game of the season, and he'll be positioned behind Mike Hull (shoulder) on the depth chart. If Hull is unable to play Sunday, Maualuga could be slated for a high snap count, but he shouldn't be considered an IDP talent otherwise.
Maualuga (hamstring) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Saints, Adam H. Beasley of The Miami Herald reports.
Maualuga was able to do an individual workout during Wednesday's practice, but it's unclear whether or not he'll be able to get back into game shape before Sunday. Consider the linebacker a game-time decision as he awaits to be cleared to make his Dolphins debut.
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