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Maurkice Pouncey

Maurkice Pouncey - #53 - C

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 304 lbs.
Birthday 07/24/1989
Birthplace Lakeland, FL
College Florida
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 1st round, 18th pick by Steelers

AFC North Spin cycle: The Steelers' wasted season

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
The Ravens are AFC North champs, and the Bengals are playoff-bound, too. Meanwhile, the Steelers are left to ponder a lost season. 

Bengals make playoffs after 13-10 win over Steelers

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
A.J. Green caught 10 passes for 116 yards, including a 21-yarder to set up the game-winning field goal as the Bengals beat the Steelers.

Key matchup: Bengals running game vs. Steelers run defense

Posted Dec. 22, 2012 @ 12:10 p.m. ET
The Bengals' success in the ground game will go a long way in determining whether they can beat Pittsburgh on Sunday.

Seahawks-49ers highlights Week 16 action

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
Eric Edholm looks ahead to Week 16, which features some key divisional matchups that will have major playoff ramifications — including Seahawks vs. 49ers.

Steelers place OT Colon on I.R.

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
The Steelers placed OT Willie Colon on injured reserve. RB Rashard Mendenhall, who was reinstated from a one-game suspension, takes his roster spot.

Steelers add CB King, place CB Van Dyke on I.R.

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
The Steelers added CB Justin King to the active roster and placed CB DeMarcus Van Dyke on injured reserve with a shoulder injury.

Bengals' run defense sharp entering rematch with nemesis Pittsburgh

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
The Cincinnati defense has slammed the door on opposing ground games in recent weeks. 

AFC North Spin cycle: Ravens wobbling down the stretch

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
The Ravens are in the playoffs, but they hardly look like contenders, and now they have to deal with the talented, desperate Giants. 

Carr's INT helps give Cowboys win over Steelers

Posted Dec. 16, 2012 @ 8:48 p.m. ET
Brandon Carr intercepted a pass from Ben Roethlisberger to set up Dan Bailey's 21-yard field goal in overtime, and the Cowboys beat the Steelers 27-24.

Sacks have decreased, but Steelers still stingy

Posted Dec. 14, 2012 @ 6:33 p.m. ET
The Steelers are allowing fewer yards than any other team without an overpowering pass rush from a sacks perspective.  

Steelers suspend RB Mendenhall

Posted Dec. 11, 2012 @ 6:42 p.m. ET
The Steelers suspended RB Rashard Mendenhall for one game for “conduct detrimental to the team.”

Steelers O-line coach Kugler hired at UTEP

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
Steelers O-line coach Sean Kugler was named the head coach of UTEP on Monday.

AFC North Spin cycle: Leaders running in place

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
It was a lost week for the AFC North's top playoff contenders, but the Browns sure enjoyed themselves. 

Chargers snap losing streak, rout Steelers

Posted Dec. 09, 2012 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers threw three touchdown passes, two to Danario Alexander, and the Chargers beat the Steelers 34-24 on Sunday.

Friday's 60-second rant: How dangerous is Denver?

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
It's difficult to gauge how far the Broncos' have come since early-season losses, but using each week to improve could carry them a long way.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Oct. 11, 2012
Maurkice Pouncey injured his right leg on the Steelers' first offensive play from scrimmage against Tennessee on Thursday night. His return originally was called questionable before the Steelers decided he wouldn't return.||||||| Pouncey was blocking when it appeared that right tackle Marcus Gilbert rolled up on his leg. Pouncey sat on the ground before going to the sideline. He was replaced by Doug Legursky.
Posted Jan. 05, 2012
The Pittsburgh Steelers will be without All-Pro center Maurkice Pouncey for the AFC wild-card game against the Denver Broncos on Sunday.||||||| The Steelers lost so his season is over.
Posted Dec. 01, 2011
Pouncey also practiced in a limited role Thursday but said he expects to play in Sunday's game against Cincinnati.||||||| Pouncey left last week's 13-9 win over Kansas City after becoming dehydrated due to the flu and said he lost 12 pounds in a couple of days.
Posted Oct. 21, 2011
His left elbow heavily wrapped after practice Friday, Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey says he's dealt with pain the past two days but will start Sunday at Arizona.||||||| Pouncey, a Pro Bowler as a rookie last season, left practice early Thursday with the elbow injury. He has started all six games this season, but was forced to leave some games early with ankle and knee injuries. Starting guard Doug Legursky is normally the backup center, but he will not play against the Cardinals because of a toe injury. That would have left center to Trai Essex if Pouncey could not play.
Posted Jan. 27, 2011
Pouncey has been ruled out of the Super Bowl with a high left ankle sprain.||||||| The rookie Pro Bowl selection sprained the ankle in the AFC championship game and has not practiced since. Backup Doug Legursky will play in his place Sunday, in what will be his first NFL start as a center.

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