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Cincinnati Bengals

Aaron Maybin

Aaron Maybin - #51 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 240 lbs.
Birthday 04/06/1988
Birthplace Ellicott City, MD
College Penn State
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 1st round, 11th pick by Bills

Bengals sign OLB Maybin

Posted Jan. 25, 2013 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
The Bengals signed former first-round OLB Aaron Maybin on Friday, the team announced.

Jets sign RB Bell, release LB Maybin

Posted Nov. 13, 2012 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
The Jets signed former Bears RB Kahlil Bell and released OLB Aaron Maybin, according to multiple reports.

Jets look to youth to spark pass rush

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
The Jets' sack numbers are historically low this season, and they are looking to youngsters Quinton Coples and Ricky Sapp for help.

Recap of Friday's NFL fines

Posted Oct. 19, 2012 @ 7:12 p.m. ET
Seahawks DT Jason Jones was among players fined on Friday. Jones got docked for a helmet-to-helmet hit of Tom Brady.

Maybin signs RFA tender with Jets

Posted April 16, 2012 @ 10:23 a.m. ET
Jets OLB Aaron Maybin has signed his restricted free-agent tender, keeping him with the team that helped resurrect his career.

Jets tender Maybin, but pass rush remains area of need

Posted March 16, 2012 @ 5:46 p.m. ET
It has been a while since the Jets had an elite pass rusher. They could get help in that area from the draft or from someone already on the roster.

Restricted free-agent tenders announced

Posted March 13, 2012 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
Free agency began on Tuesday, and the league announced which restricted free agents received qualifying offers from their old clubs.

Report: Maybin to receive new deal from Jets

Posted Feb. 24, 2012 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
After a productive season with the Jets, DE-OLB Aaron Maybin is being rewarded with a new contract.

Rejuvenated Maybin leading Jets' pass rush

Posted Dec. 10, 2011 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
OLB Aaron Maybin was considered a bust in Buffalo but has turned his career around with six sacks this season for the Jets.

Jets re-sign OLB Maybin

Posted Sept. 28, 2011 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
The Jets have re-signed OLB Aaron Maybin, the team announced Wednesday.

Tuesday's NFL tryouts and visits

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
Five veteran running backs, including two well-known rushers, were worked out by the Dolphins on Tuesday.

Jets cut Maybin, claim four off waivers

Posted Sept. 04, 2011 @ 5:35 p.m. ET
The Jets claimed four players off waivers Sunday, including backup QB Kevin O'Connell, and waived 2009 draft bust Aaron Maybin.

Jets to sign OLB Maybin

Posted Aug. 17, 2011 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
After the failed Vernon Gholston experiment, Rex Ryan is going to take his chances with another first-round bust: former Bills OLB Aaron Maybin.

Bills release 2009 first-rounder Maybin

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
The Bills have released OLB Aaron Maybin after a pair of unproductive seasons, cutting ties with a player they selected 11th overall two years ago.

New rule change means Smith likely returning to Jets

Posted March 27, 2011 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
The Jets were one of the teams that backed the NFL's decision to move kickoffs to the 35-yard line, enhancing their ability to keep KR Brad Smith.


Posted Jan. 25, 2013
The Bengals signed linebacker Aaron Maybin to a reserve/future contract on Friday.||||||| Maybin, a 2009 first-round pick of Buffalo out of Penn State, has played for the Bills and Jets, leading the latter in sacks (six) and forced fumbles (four) in 2011. Maybin has appeared in 47 career games, and was released by the Jets Nov. 13 last year. He will count on Cincinnati's active list beginning Feb. 4.
Posted Nov. 13, 2012
Maybin has been waived by the New York Jets, a season after he led the team with six sacks. Maybin was unproductive this year, registering just one tackle without any sacks on a team desperate for a pass rushing presence. He was inactive for the Jets' game at Seattle on Sunday.||||||| The disappointing 2009 first-round pick of the Buffalo Bills was signed by New York last season and revived his career. He was expected to have a larger role this season as an edge pass rusher, but failed to make an impact.
Posted Oct. 19, 2012
Maybin and Quinton Coples of the New York Jets have been fined by the NFL for separate hits on Indianapolis Colts rookie quarterback Andrew Luck last weekend.||||||| Coples, the Jets' first-round pick, was fined $10,000 on Friday for grabbing the facemask of Luck, the No. 1 overall selection, in New York's 35-9 win Sunday. Maybin was fined $7,875 for "unnecessarily" striking Luck with his elbow after blocking him during an interception return by Antonio Cromartie. The penalty wiped out Cromartie's touchdown.
Posted April 16, 2012
Maybin signed his one-year restricted free agent tender on Monday, as expected, and returned to the team after a breakout season.||||||| The tender was worth $1.26 million, his original first-round draft level. Maybin was a first-round pick of Buffalo, No. 11 overall, in 2009 but struggled to get playing time in two disappointing seasons with the Bills. He was waived last August and signed by the Jets, but cut after training camp ended. New York re-signed him in late-September and Maybin ended up leading the Jets with the first six sacks of his NFL career.
Posted Sept. 28, 2011
The New York Jets have re-signed linebacker Aaron Maybin, hoping the former Buffalo Bills draft bust can boost their pass rush.||||||| Maybin, a first-round pick of the Bills in 2009, was signed by the Jets in August and cut Sept. 4 after he made New York's initial 53-man roster. He failed to live up to his lofty draft position while in Buffalo, registering no sacks and never making it into the starting lineup. But Jets coach Rex Ryan repeatedly said he was excited about Maybin's speed and potential as a pass-rushing outside linebacker before they cut him.