Arizona re-signed Maui'a.|||||||
Maui'a played in three games for Arizona last season and in 15, with four starts, for the Cardinals in 2010. He was released by Arizona on Aug. 24.
The Cardinals signed fullback Reagan Maui'a on Saturday.|||||||
Maui'a, 6-foot and 265 pounds, played in three games last season for the Cardinals after appearing in 15 games and making four starts in 2010. The former Hawaii player from American Samoa has four carries for five yards and five catches for 37 yards in 36 career games in three seasons with Miami and Arizona.
Maui'a signed a one-year contract with the Arizona Cardinals on Wednesday. Financial terms of the agreement, announced Wednesday, were not disclosed.|||||||
Maui'a started two games last season for the Cincinnati Bengals and was inactive for three others after being claimed on waivers from the Miami Dolphins on Sept. 3. He was a sixth-round draft pick of the Dolphins in 2007 out of Hawaii. Maui'a appeared in all 16 games as a rookie with Miami in 2007. he started nine games and had four carries for five yards.
Former starting fullback Reagan Mauia was among 17 players released by the Miami Dolphins on Saturday night as the team trimmed its roster to 53 by the NFL's mandatory deadline.|||||||
Mauia was a sixth-round pick out of Hawaii last season and started nine games in 2007. He finished with 10 yards from scrimmage on six touches. The Dolphins decided to keep just one fullback in Boomer Grigsby, who signed as a free agent in March and has shown better receiving skills out of the backfield.
Mauia appears to be the Week 1 starter at fullback after the Dolphins terminated Cory Schlesinger's contract.|||||||
Coach Cam Cameron praised 270-pound rookie throughout training camp and said he might even be used as a tailback.