Thursday, August 20, 2009

Maualuga Debuts w/ 3 Sacks!

Last week, the Bengals’ defense was able to get pressure on the quarterback but didn’t get a sack. Thursday night at New England, the Bengals put Tom Brady on the ground a couple times.

In two series, the Bengals got a sack, a knockdown and two pressures on Brady, who is coming back after suffering a season-ending knee injury in New England’s opener last year.

“I think we did good,” defensive tackle Domata Peko said. “The front dominated the line of scrimmage.”

Second-round draft pick Rey Maualuga, saw his first game action and finished with a quarterback pressure and three sacks.

Maulauga sat out last week’s game because of a hamstring injury that caused him to miss a week of training camp.

“I just had to get those first couple of plays out of the way and get those jitterbugs out of the way,” he said.

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