Maualuga won't miss offseason workouts

Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Rey Maualuga is not expected to miss the start of the team's offseason program on March 29, the AFC North blog has learned.

Maualuga recently pleaded guilty to drunken driving following an accident in northern Kentucky and soon will check into the Betty Ford Rehabilitation Center in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Barring any unexpected setbacks, Maualuga will return to Cincinnati by the end of March to work out with his teammates.

Maualuga started 15 games for Cincinnati as a rookie last season and recorded 63 tackles and one sack.