Steelers OLG Chris Kemoeatu said Wednesday that rookie C Maurkice Pouncey won't play in Super Bowl XLV, according to a report.
Seven more players have been added to Pro Bowl rosters on Monday.
Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey, a member of the PFW/PFWA All-Rookie team, left the AFC championship game on his team's first drive because of an ankle injury; his return is questionable.
Rookie C Maurkice Pouncey has been the biggest surprise on a surprising Steelers team, as you'll learn in reading our midseason reports on the AFC North teams.
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 10 game between the Patriots and Steelers:
An NFL insider says rookie C Maurkice Pouncey already is the Steelers' top offensive lineman and is a big reason why the team has been able to run the ball successfully so far this season.
As unsettled as the Steelers' QB situation has been to begin this season, their offensive line has also endured some changes early in the campaign.
First-round pick Maurkice Pouncey, once considered to be as more likely to start at right guard than at center as a rookie, has started to receive more work as the first-team center.
The Steelers agreed to terms with OG-C Maurkice Pouncey, their first-round pick, on a five-year contract Friday, the club announced.