Cincinnati Bengals: Uncertainty Remains at the Linebacker Position for 2013

February 16, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Cincinnati Bengals and its sixth-ranked defense head into the offseason with lingering question marks at the linebacker position.
Between free agency and the draft, multiple holes need to be filled in starting roles as well as depth. With only one starting linebacker currently under contract with the Bengals for next season, there is much work to be done in order to shore up the position.
So, what are some possibilities for the Bengals this offseason? Who will be in the starting lineup in 2013? Let's take a look at some of the possibilities.
First off, the Bengals will need to take a long, hard look at their own free-agent linebackers. Thomas Howard, Manny Lawson, Rey Maualuga and Dan Skuta are all currently without contract. What does Cincinnati do in this situation?
The Bengals first need to cut losses with players who have not quite panned out. This begins with middle linebacker and former second-round pick Rey Maualuga.
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