Sunday, October 24, 2010
Bills bench first-round pick Aaron Maybin
By Tim Graham
Buffalo Bills outside linebacker Aaron Maybin might already be nearing the end of the line.
The 11th overall pick of last year's draft has struggled to get on the field for one of the NFL's worst defenses. Maybin's playing time has dwindled over the past few weeks, and on Sunday he was deactivated against the Baltimore Ravens in M&T Stadium.
The move not only is symbolic of his failure to develop as an NFL pass-rusher, but also must be extra difficult for Maybin to take. Maybin is from Ellicott City, Md., and considers Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis one of his mentors.
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