TribLIVE

| Sports


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Steelers center Pouncey alone on All-Pro team

Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey. Tribune-Review file

Steelers/NFL Videos

Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, 1:30 p.m.
 

Maurkice Pouncey is the second-team center on The Associated Press All-Pro team, the only Steelers player chosen following their 8-8 season.

Pouncey was the first-team center a season ago, when the Steelers went 12-4 and made the playoffs. He has made the team in all three of his NFL seasons; he also was a second-team selection in 2010.

This season, Max Unger of Seattle made first team.

Pouncey ended up beating out his own brother, Dolphins center Mike Pouncey, who had an outstanding season, for the second-team position.

Last season, Pouncey and Troy Polamalu both were first-team selections on the All-Pro team, which is voted on by a panel of 50 NFL writers, broadcasters and observers. Polamalu missed much of this season with a calf injury.

The Steelers were the only AFC North team with a lone player on the 2012 team.

The Ravens landed fullback Vonta Leach and kick returner Jacoby Jones on first team and guard Marshal Yanda and defensive lineman Haloti Ngata on second team. The Bengals place defensive lineman Geno Atkins on the first team and wide receiver A.J. Green on the second. The Browns had a pair of second-teamers, guard Joe Thomas and kicker Phil Dawson.

 

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Steelers

  1. Robinson: Study shows NFL troublemakers don’t get hurt in wallet
  2. Starkey: Can Steelers’ Mitchell find Carolina cure?
  3. Steelers notebook: Panthers LB Kuechly making an impression
  4. Value of nickel rising in NFL
  5. Play to watch: Inside zone read slant/bubble
  6. Moore hopes to see red (zone) in Steelers debut
  7. Steelers’ Polamalu relying on smarts as physical skills decline
  8. Steelers notebook: Ravens DL fined for hit on Roethlisberger
  9. Mistakes multiply for Steelers in rout by Ravens
  10. Steelers not receiving big returns on their offseason investments
  11. Steelers’ Roethlisberger still hurting after hard hit from Ravens’ Upshaw
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.