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Diamond-D
01-27-2011, 11:00 PM
http://www.cbssports.com/mcc/blogs/entry/22475988/27281162?source=rss_teams_Pittsburgh_Steelers

Pouncey has a new injury

Posted by Josh Katzowitz

It just keeps getting worse and worse for Steelers rookie C Maurkice Pouncey.

Originally, we thought a high ankle sprain suffered in last week’s AFC championship game likely would keep Pouncey from playing in next week’s Super Bowl, but now, the Pittsburgh Post Gazette reports he also a broken bone in his left ankle.

From the story:

Both Steelers coach Mike Tomlin and Pouncey himself described the injury to the rookie Pro Bowler as a high ankle sprain, sustained on the opening drive of their 24-19 victory against the New York Jets in the AFC Championship game.

But, after further examination, it was determined Pouncey also has a broken bone in his ankle. His left foot and ankle were encased in a hard cast that replaced a walking boot. Pouncey has been using crutches to get around but has not been available to the media this week at the team's training facility.

Sources told the Post-Gazette that while there is a broken bone, damage to the ligaments in his ankle remains the major stumbling block for him.

Pouncey remains doubtful to play.

ZoneBlitzer
01-27-2011, 11:04 PM
Oh no. I was holding out hope for the kid. This is a huge loss.

lipps83
01-27-2011, 11:14 PM
Another new injury is Pouncey just broke my heart. Wish him the best and a speedy recovery.

Merchant
01-27-2011, 11:16 PM
You guys are late... lol

SteelCityMom
01-27-2011, 11:34 PM
Sorry, already been posted.

http://forums.steelersfever.com/showthread.php?t=67907