What happened Maurkice Pouncey?

What happened Maurkice Pouncey?

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey has officially retired from the NFL, former Steelers guard Ramon Foster announced on Friday. “I love that guy,” Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said following the team’s playoff loss. “He is one of the best competitors and teammates I’ve ever had.

Is Pouncey out for the Steelers?

On Monday the team officially placed Pouncey on the Reserve/Retired list. The reason the Steelers do this is Pouncey retired with one year left on his contract. But placing him on the Reserve/Retired list, Pittsburgh retains his rights through the duration of the 2021 season.

Who replaces Pouncey?

Finney and second-year former undrafted lineman J.C. Hassenauer as the man who will directly replace Pouncey as the Steelers’ center. Pouncey held the job for 11 seasons (when healthy) and will get consideration for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

What is wrong with Pouncey?

The Steelers lost All-Pro center Maurkice Pouncey to an ankle injury in Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers.

Did Maurkice Pouncey retire?

Maurkice Pouncey/Career end

How much does Maurkice Pouncey make per year?

Maurkice Pouncey’s two-year contract extension was worth $22 million at the time of signing. The contract carried a $9 million signing bonus, with $12 million guaranteed at signing. Pouncey’s contract paid him a $3 million roster bonus in 2019 and 2020.

Is Maurkice Pouncey going to retire?

Maurkice Pouncey/Career end
Pouncey’s retirement will save the Steelers $8 million in 2021 and count for $6,475,000 in dead money on their salary cap, according to He turns 32 in July and was entering the final season of a three-year deal signed in 2019.

Who will be the Steelers center?

Kendrick Green
Head coach Mike Tomlin addressed the media following the Steelers’ opening day of training camp and named rookie Kendrick Green as the starting center for the Hall of Fame game. The game will open Pittsburgh’s preseason against the Dallas Cowboys.

Does Pouncey play Sunday?

The four-time Pro Bowler is under contract through the 2020 campaign. Pouncey (neck) was placed on injured reserve and won’t play again this season. Pouncey exited Sunday’s game against the Broncos with a neck injury.

Are the Pouncey brothers still playing football?

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike and Maurkice Pouncey came into the world together. They’re leaving the NFL in the same way. The 31-year-old twin brothers announced their respective retirements on Friday after spending a decade among the best centers in the league.

What nationality is Maurkice Pouncey?

Maurkice Pouncey/Nationality

LaShawn Maurkice Pouncey (born July 24, 1989) is a former American football center who played 11 seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL).

How many sacks did Maurkice Pouncey allow?


Offense Snaps Played 863
Run Block Snaps Played
Penalties 1
Sacks Allowed 1
Hits Allowed

What kind of knee injury did Maurkice Pouncey have?

Pouncey confirmed on Thursday it was a meniscus tear in his knee which cost him the last game of 2019. But rather than go through another surgery, doctors advised rehabbing the injury in preparation for 2020 rather than surgery at this point of his career.

When did Maurkice Pouncey play for the Steelers?

Pouncey also added All-Pro seasons in 2011 and 2014. With Maurkice Pouncey and Ben Roethlisberger being the two current players who have been with the Pittsburgh Steelers the most number of seasons, they are often tied together when it comes to the remainder of their NFL career.

When did Maurkice Pouncey not make the Pro Bowl?

Subsequently, the only two seasons of Pouncey’s career in which he did not make the Pro Bowlwere in 2013 and 2015 when he played only a combined eight snaps. Pouncey also added All-Pro seasons in 2011 and 2014.