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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 C Pouncey hurt on first play from scrimmage

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 9:35 p.m. ET
C Maurkice Pouncey injured his right leg on the Steelers' first offensive play from scrimmage against the Titans Thursday night.

Pouncey out for Steelers in playoff opener

Posted Jan. 06, 2012 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
Steelers Pro Bowl C Maurkice Pouncey will not play in Sunday's playoff game against the Broncos due to a left ankle injury.

Banged-up Steelers get some needed extra time between games

Posted Dec. 10, 2011 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
Not to be lost in Ben Roethlisberger's brief departure, then return, from a high ankle sprain on Thursday night: Three other starters, including C Maurkice Pouncey, suffered injuries.

Pondering two Steelers problems

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 2:42 a.m. ET
After Pittsburgh's 17-10 loss at Houston on Sunday, it's time to consider the Steelers' problems and the club's ways of coping with them in the present and in the future.

Giants might hone in on offensive line

Posted April 03, 2011 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
Offseason surgeries for OL Rich Seubert, Shaun O'Hara and Adam Koets have led to a groundswell among Giants fans for the team to draft Florida OG-C Mike Pouncey.

Pouncey living up to expectations

Posted Feb. 26, 2011 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
Mike Pouncey got off to an inauspicious debut in 2010, but has since flashed the talent that some believe will make him every bit the dominant player that his brother Maurkice is.

Pouncey placed on I.R. before Steelers' final workout

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
A day before they play in Super Bowl XLV, the Steelers placed C Maurkice Pouncey on I.R. and signed OL Dorian Brooks from their practice squad.

Steelers set to go without Pouncey, Smith

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 7:18 p.m. ET
The Steelers wrapped up their Friday practice session, moving on with the news that neither C Maurkice Pouncey nor DE Aaron Smith would be able to play Sunday.

Steelers C Pouncey, DE Smith will miss Super Bowl XLV

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey and DE Aaron Smith did not practice on Friday and have been ruled out for the Super Bowl on Sunday.

Steelers' offensive line answers critics, opens holes

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
The Steelers' O-line once more is being questioned. But if it wins a Super Bowl, after everything it has endured, the critics will be silenced.

Tomlin: 'I'm a robot'

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 11:05 a.m. ET
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin gave his final press conference before Super Bowl XLV and issued one memorable statement.

Roethlisberger lights up practice

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 11:18 p.m. ET
According to the NFL's pool report, QB Ben Roethlisberger was hot during practice on Thursday during the Steelers' practice at Texas Christian University.

Pouncey: I'll play in Super Bowl if I practice Friday

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 5:57 p.m. ET
Injured Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey said that if he practices Friday, he can play in Super Bowl XLV.

Pouncey says he is 75 percent for Super Bowl

Posted Feb. 01, 2011 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
At media day at Super Bowl XLV, Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey did not rule out playing in Sunday's game, giving himself a 75 percent chance of playing.

Report: Pouncey has broken bone in ankle

Posted Jan. 28, 2011 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey likely won't play in the Super Bowl due to a broken bone in his left ankle, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.


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.