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Mike Pouncey

Mike Pouncey - #51 - C

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 303 lbs.
Birthday 07/24/1989
Birthplace Lakeland, FL
College Florida
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 1st round, 15th pick by Dolphins

Dolphins get glimpse of life without Long

Posted Dec. 06, 2012 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
The Dolphins will see what they have at the tackle position in the last month with Jake Long, who is set to be a free agent, on injured reserve.

Dolphins place OLT Long on I.R.

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 7:06 p.m. ET
The Dolphins placed OLT Jake Long on injured reserve Tuesday. The four-time Pro Bowler reportedly tore his triceps in Sunday's loss to the Patriots.

AFC East Spin cycle: Patriots again reign supreme

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 1:58 p.m. ET
It's a familiar sight — the Patriots donning celebratory AFC East champion gear, with the rest of the division looking up at them.

Dolphins OLT Long has triceps injury

Posted Dec. 02, 2012 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
Dolphins OLT Jake Long left Sunday’s game with a triceps injury, and NFL.com’s Jeff Darlington reports that the team fears he tore his triceps.

Patriots top Dolphins, clinch AFC East title

Posted Dec. 02, 2012 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
The Patriots took advantage of Miami's mistakes Sunday to win 23-16 and clinch their fourth consecutive AFC East title.

Key matchup: Dolphins defense vs. Patriots QB Tom Brady

Posted Nov. 30, 2012 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
The Dolphins kept their faint playoff hopes alive with a win over the Seahawks in Week 12, but have a much stiffer test against Tom Brady's Patriots.

Dolphins sign former Giants CB Coe

Posted Nov. 28, 2012 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
The Dolphins signed former Giants CB Michael Coe, the team announced on Wednesday.

AFC East Spin cycle: Pats embarrass Jets, while Dolphins rally for win

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 2:20 p.m. ET
On Thanksgiving night, the Patriots handed the Jets a loss to forget, and New England finds itself close to clinching the AFC East for the fourth year in a row.

Dolphins rally past Seahawks 24-21

Posted Nov. 25, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
Dan Carpenter kicked a 43-yard field goal on the final play Sunday, and the Dolphins scored 17 points in the last 8:08 to rally past the Seahawks 24-21.

Reports: WR Gaffney suspended two games

Posted Nov. 24, 2012 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
Former Dolphins WR Jabar Gaffney has been suspended two games by the NFL, according to reports.

Key matchup: Dolphins running game vs. Seahawks run defense

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
The Dolphins are in must-win territory and will try to get their run game going against a stout Seattle defense.

Dolphins have crucial decision to make with OLT Long

Posted Nov. 21, 2012 @ 9:12 p.m. ET
OLT Jake Long leads a group of several Dolphins starters with expiring contracts, and the franchise tag might be too costly.

Dolphins waive WR Gaffney

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 6:38 p.m. ET
The Dolphins waived WR Jabar Gaffney on Tuesday and claimed TE Kyle Miller off waivers from the Colts.

AFC East Spin cycle: Three 4-6 teams looking up at Patriots

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
The Patriots dominated in Week 11, extending their division lead to three games over the Bills, Jets and Dolphins, who are all 4-6.

Ejected Bills fan found dead after game

Posted Nov. 17, 2012 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
A Bills fan who was ejected at halftime of Thursday's Bills-Dolphins game at Ralph Wilson Stadium was found dead Friday morning.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Oct. 31, 2011
A person familiar with the status of Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey says medical tests show no damage to the rookie's neck, and he might be able to return to practice this week. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday because the Dolphins hadn't commented on the test results.||||||| Pouncey left Sunday's game against the New York Giants in the second half with a neck injury after taking a blow to the head. He said that he briefly couldn't feel his legs, but that he felt fine after the game. With Pouncey out, the Dolphins gave up four sacks in the fourth quarter, blew a late lead and lost to fall to 0-7. They play Sunday at Kansas City.
Posted July 30, 2011
Pouncey has signed a contract with Miami after missing the first two days of practice in training camp.||||||| With the signing Saturday, all of the Dolphins' draft picks are under contract. Pouncey, projected to start at center for Miami, started 45 games for Florida and was the 15th overall pick in the draft. His twin brother, Maurkice, made the Pro Bowl as a rookie center for the Pittsburgh Steelers last season.
Posted April 28, 2011
Pouncey pledged to be drafted sooner than his brother - and was. Now that he's joining the Dolphins as their first-round pick, Pouncey's eager to follow his identical twin Maurkice to the Pro Bowl at center.||||||| The Dolphins hope to slide the 6-foot-4, 310-pound Pouncey into the starting lineup as a rookie. They took the former Florida Gator with the 15th overall selection. "I know I'm coming in with big expectations because of all the success my brother has had," Mike said Thursday. "I feel like we're the same player. I've got some big shoes to fill, but I think I can fill those shoes."

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