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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

Kemoeatu: Pouncey will miss Super Bowl

Posted Jan. 26, 2011 @ 5:57 p.m. ET
Steelers OLG Chris Kemoeatu said Wednesday that rookie C Maurkice Pouncey won't play in Super Bowl XLV, according to a report.

More changes to Pro Bowl rosters

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
Seven more players have been added to Pro Bowl rosters on Monday.

Pouncey leaves game with ankle injury

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 7:22 p.m. ET
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.

AFC North midseason reports

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 9:08 a.m. ET
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.

Patriots-Steelers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 6:14 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 10 game between the Patriots and Steelers:

Insider: Pouncey holding together Steelers' O-line

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 10:50 p.m. ET
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.

Steelers' O-line tested early in season

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
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.

Steelers' Pouncey vying to start as rookie

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 10:26 a.m. ET
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.

Steelers agree with C-OG Pouncey

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
The Steelers agreed to terms with OG-C Maurkice Pouncey, their first-round pick, on a five-year contract  Friday, the club announced.

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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