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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

Steelers release 15 players

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 9:40 a.m. ET
The Steelers announced that they have released 15 players Monday to get down to the 75-man roster limit.

Wallace's return would reunite 'two-headed monster'

Posted Aug. 26, 2012 @ 1:38 p.m. ET
Steelers WR Mike Wallace's return not only would help fellow WR Antonio Brown but the club's overall offense.

Steelers first-round pick DeCastro carted off field

Posted Aug. 25, 2012 @ 9:07 p.m. ET
Rookie OG David DeCastro was carted off the field after hurting his right knee early into Pittsburgh's game against the Bills on Saturday night.

Everest: 'Professional differences' reason Steelers fired him

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
Former Steelers special-teams coach Al Everest told PFW Friday morning that he was let go because of "professional differences" with the club.

Report: Steelers part ways with special-teams coach Everest

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
The Steelers parted ways with special-teams coach Al Everest, according to Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer.

Report: Steelers WR Wallace to report, sign tender

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
WR Mike Wallace will report to the Steelers over the weekend and sign his one-year tender, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Report: Steelers waive Clay with settlement

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 10:18 a.m. ET
The Steelers have waived RB John Clay with an injury settlement, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Tuesday.

Colts lose three to injury vs. Steelers

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 9:26 p.m. ET
Three Colts players — DL Cory Redding, OLB Robert Mathis and WR Austin Collie — left Sunday night's game at Pittsburgh with injuries.

Rodgers-Cromartie fined $21K for hit on Leftwich

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie has been fined $21,000 for his unnecessary-roughness penalty committed last Thursday against the Steelers.

Steelers activate Mendenhall, Hampton from PUP

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 1:33 p.m. ET
The Steelers have started the clock on NT Casey Hampton and RB Rashard Mendenhall, activating them from the PUP list.

Steelers OLB Harrison undergoes knee scope

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 3:53 p.m. ET
Steelers LB James Harrison underwent a knee scope on Wednesday morning, according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Falcons among narrow Week One favorites

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening offers his take on four Week One games where linemakers have separated a pair of teams by less than three points.

Report: Steelers OLT Starks activated from PUP

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 9:36 a.m. ET
Steelers OLT Max Starks has been removed from the PUP list, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported Tuesday.

Steelers sign TE Peelle

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 8:27 p.m. ET
The Steelers announced Monday that they have signed veteran free-agent TE Justin Peelle to a one-year deal.

DeCastro's Steelers debut solid, Adams struggles

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
Steelers ORG David DeCastro played well in his professional debut, and OLT Mike Adams struggled and got hurt, but both showed promise.

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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