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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

NFL will fine McClain for hit

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
Ravens LB Jameel McClain will be hearing from the league soon after his punishing hit on Steelers TE Heath Miller on Sunday night.

NBC improves to 13-0 on Sunday nights

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 12:18 p.m. ET
Sunday night's Steelers-Ravens game came right down to the end, which was good news for NBC.

Roethlisberger needs nose surgery, Sepulveda done for the year

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 10:25 a.m. ET
Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers pulled out a late victory on Sunday night vs. the Ravens, but it came with a cost.

Polamalu's big play leads Steelers into first place

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 11:47 p.m. ET
Ben Roethlisberger threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to Isaac Redman with 2:51 left after Troy Polamalu forced a fumble with a sack of Joe Flacco, and the Steelers beat the Ravens 13-10 on Sunday night to gain sole possession ...

Steelers TE Miller leaves game with concussion

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 10:54 p.m. ET
Steelers TE Heath Miller left Sunday night's game against the Ravens with a concussion and will not return

McClain among Ravens inactives

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
Ravens FB Le'Ron McClain will not play in Sunday night's game against the Steelers because of a sprained ankle.

Health of Roethlisberger, Steelers' pass protection issues to watch

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 10:20 p.m. ET
As the Steelers enter the final weeks of the regular season, several issues bear watching.  

Newspaper reports Roethlisberger has broken foot

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 5:45 p.m. ET
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger has a broken foot but is expected to start for the team on Sunday night vs. the Ravens.

Steelers WR Ward criticizes NFL's policy on hits

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 8:26 p.m. ET
Add Steelers WR Hines Ward to the list of players who are openly opposed to the NFL's policy on dangerous hits. Ward, the leading receiver in Steelers' history, particularly is angry about the controversial fines the league has dished ...

Steelers' Harrison fined again

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
Steelers LB James Harrison has been fined $25,000 for a roughing-the-passer penalty in the team's Week 12 win over the Bills.

Roethlisberger wearing protective boot

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 1:41 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger is wearing a protective boot on his sprained right foot, but he expects to play in Sunday's game against the Ravens.

NFL rejects Harrison's appeals of fines

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 3:16 a.m. ET
The NFL has rejected the appeals of Steelers OLB James Harrison for a pair of hits that drew a combined $95,000 in fines. The league also declined to reduce the fines.

Roethlisberger slowed by foot injury

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 10:14 a.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger hurt his right foot in the team's Week 12 overtime win over the Bills and will undergo tests to determine the severity of the injury.

Suisham saves Steelers in OT win vs. Bills

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 5:34 p.m. ET
Shaun Suisham hit a 41-yard field goal with 2:14 left in overtime to secure the Pittsburgh Steelers' 19-16 victory over the Bills on Sunday.

Adams a 'stabilizing presence' for Steelers

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 9:44 p.m. ET
Pittsburgh head coach Mike Tomlin says that OT Flozell Adams has played better than expected and "is only concerned about winning," according to AFC North Whispers.

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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