Pittsburgh Steelers in week 5, 6 solo tackles against the Baltimore Ravens in week 10, and another 3 solo tackles against Pittsburgh in week 14.
Equally important, the coaches and his defensive teammates speak highly of Maiava. He is a smart player who approaches his job in a business-like, no-nonsense manner. He plays much tougher than he appears. The competitiveness at USC prepared him well.
It is always a pleasure to land a player beyond the third round of the Draft who makes an immediate impact and who has the potential to become one of the better players at his position on the defense. Kaluka fits that bill.