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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

2011 AFC North free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ noon ET
The Ravens will do whatever it takes to re-sign DT Haloti Ngata, even if it means slapping the franchise tag on him. Here is our exclusive team-by-team list of AFC North players likely to become free agents in March.

Future looks bright for Steelers WR Sanders

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
Rookie Emmanuel Sanders has emerged as the Steelers' No. 3 receiver and is starting to deliver on the promise he showed throughout the summer.

Steelers get DE Keisel back for Sunday

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 4:06 p.m. ET
The Steelers' defense should get some help in Week 12 with the return of DE Brett Keisel.

Steelers shut down Campbell, Raiders in 35-3 win

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Pittsburgh's James Harrison-led defense drove Jason Campbell from the game, caused two turnovers that Ben Roethlisberger turned into touchdown passes and the Steelers routed the Raiders 35-3 on Sunday.

Seymour ejected from Raiders-Steelers game

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
Raiders DE Richard Seymour was ejected after hitting Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger in Sunday's Week 11 game.

NFL monitoring Heinz Field conditions

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
The NFL will be monitoring the conditions in Pittsburgh after complaints about the playing surface.

Steelers' PK, pass defense woes nothing new

Posted Nov. 20, 2010 @ 8:10 p.m. ET
The Steelers' problems at placekicker and stopping the pass evoke memories of 2002. 

Report: Ward expected to play Sunday

Posted Nov. 17, 2010 @ 11:25 a.m. ET
Steelers WR Hines Ward is expected to play Sunday after passing a series of post-concussion tests, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Steelers make kicker switch

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
Unhappy with Jeff Reed's inconsistency, the Steelers have released their kicker and signed PK Shaun Suisham.

Ward's catch streak ends after concussion

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 9:56 a.m. ET
Steelers WR Hines Ward saw his streak of 186 consecutive games with at least one reception end Sunday night after sustaining a concussion in the first quarter.

Brady leads Patriots to 39-26 win vs. Steelers

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 12:32 a.m. ET
Tom Brady maintained his mastery of the Steelers, throwing three touchdown passes to tight end Rob Gronkowski and scoring once himself, and the Patriots bounced back from an embarrassing 20-point loss by beating the Steelers 39-26 on Sunday night.

CB Butler among Patriots' inactives

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
The Patriots released their inactives for Sunday night's game against the Steelers and will be playing with just three active cornerbacks.

Patriots-Steelers matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 5:06 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 10 game between the Patriots and Steelers: Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall vs. Patriots' front seven

Steelers turn to Scott to replace valuable OLT Starks

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
Jonathan Scott will step in for Steelers OLT Max Starks, who will miss the rest of the season with a neck injury, but we hear the loss of Starks shouldn't be underestimated. 

Harrison questionable, according to Patriots

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
Steelers OLB James Harrison has been added to the team's injury report for their Week 10 matchup with the Patriots. Strangely, the announcement didn't come from the Steelers, but rather the New England injury report.

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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