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Mike Pouncey | Center | #51

Team: Miami Dolphins
Age / DOB:  (26) / 7/24/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 305
College: Florida
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 1 (15) / MIA
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Dolphins declared C Mike Pouncey, LB Jelani Jenkins, DT Earl Mitchell, RT Ja'Wuan James, CB Jamar Taylor, QB Logan Thomas and OG Shelley Smith inactive for Week 17 against the Patriots.
Pouncey suffered what was reported as a season-ending foot injury Week 15, but the Dolphins carried him on the roster the final two weeks anyway. With Pouncey and James out, Ryan Tannehill will be running for his life against one of the best front sevens in the NFL. Jan 3 - 11:38 AM

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Dolphins C Mike Pouncey (foot) hopes to play Week 16 against the Colts.

The Miami Herald's Armando Salguero reported Pouncey was done for the season, but the center apparently has other plans. Pouncey was still in a boot and did not practice Wednesday. He is highly unlikely to play this week.
Source: ESPN
Thu, Dec 24, 2015 09:22:00 AM

The Miami Herald's Armando Salguero reports Dolphins C Mike Pouncey is done for the season after suffering a foot injury Week 15 against the Chargers.

Pouncey left the stadium with his left foot in a boot. LT Branden Albert suffered a knee injury against San Diego, but he is expected to be "fine." Rookie G Jamil Douglas took over at center after Pouncey left, but Miami will likely add help for the final two weeks. This season cannot end quickly enough for the Dolphins.
Sun, Dec 20, 2015 10:03:00 PM

Dolphins C Mike Pouncey was carted off the field with a left ankle/foot injury in the third quarter of Sunday's Week 15 game at San Diego.

He appears very, very doubtful to return after a potentially significant injury. Pouncey was replaced by rookie guard Jamil Douglas on the pivot.
Sun, Dec 20, 2015 06:50:00 PM

Dolphins interim coach Dan Campbell called C Mike Pouncey (foot) "day to day."

It suggests Pouncey's foot injury is not as severe as it looked when he was carted off the field in the first quarter Sunday. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports it is a minor foot sprain. Pouncey may be able to play this week.
Mon, Nov 30, 2015 12:32:00 PM

Dolphins C Mike Pouncey was carted off the field with a foot injury in the first quarter of Sunday's Week 12 game.

He was ruled done for the day in the third quarter. The Dolphins are also missing RT Ja'Wuan James on the offensive line.
Sun, Nov 29, 2015 01:34:00 PM

Dolphins C Mike Pouncey said he will practice on Monday.

Pouncey was forced from the team's third preseason game with a knee injury, but the MRI came back negative. He will be good to go for Week 1.
Mon, Aug 31, 2015 12:05:00 PM

Dolphins C Mike Pouncey was forced from Saturday's third preseason game with a knee injury.

Pouncey was hurt on the opening series. He quickly returned, but later left again, suggesting it might not be very serious. J.D. Walton is in at center for Miami. Pouncey will head for an MRI on the knee Sunday morning.
Sat, Aug 29, 2015 07:43:00 PM

Updating a previous item, Dolphins C Mike Pouncey's five-year extension is worth $45 million.

The deal makes Pouncey the NFL's highest paid center, bypassing Raiders C Rodney Hudson. Pouncey got $22 million guaranteed with a $5 million signing bonus. With Pouncey's $7.438 million 2015 salary added to his $45 million extension, he's now signed through 2020 at a total value of $52.438 million over six years. A two-time Pro Bowler (2013, 2014), Pouncey turns 26 this July.
Mon, Apr 13, 2015 01:11:00 PM

Dolphins C Mike Pouncey's contract extension is worth $52.15 million over five years with $22 million guaranteed and an $11 million signing bonus.

The contract makes Pouncey the league's highest-paid center. Pouncey struggled at right guard last season after missing the first four games recovering from offseason hip surgery. He had been one of the better centers in the league through his first three years, however, and is just entering his age-26 season. Pouncey still has room to grow, and should be a foundational piece of the Dolphins' line for years to come.
Source: ESPN.com
Sat, Apr 11, 2015 10:50:00 AM

Dolphins signed C Mike Pouncey to a contract extension.

The deal is expected to make Pouncey the league's highest paid center. Despite coming off a down year, Pouncey is a building block for Miami's offensive line. He's still just 25 and has Pro Bowl appearances in two of his first four seasons. With Pouncey locked up, the Dolphins could turn their attention to an extension for Ryan Tannehill.
Fri, Apr 10, 2015 08:08:00 PM

The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports the Dolphins are finalizing an extension with C Mike Pouncey.

The deal is expected to be in the range of Maurkice Pouncey's five-year, $44 million contract with the Steelers, with between $20-25M guaranteed. Miami wanted to extend Pouncey last offseason, but off-field concerns forced the Dolphins to pick up his 2015 option. Pouncey should be paid as one of the top centers in the league.
Fri, Apr 10, 2015 04:58:00 PM

Mike Pouncey will move back to center for the Dolphins in 2015.

Returning from offseason hip surgery, Pouncey volunteered to play right guard last season in order to let Samson Satele continue to handle the center spot. Miami has received extremely poor guard play in recent seasons, but Pouncey is going back to the pivot spot with Satele now a free agent. Pouncey should have a much better year at his natural position as one of the top centers in the league.
Sun, Mar 22, 2015 10:36:00 AM

The Miami Herald expects the Dolphins to extend Mike Pouncey this offseason.

After offseason hip surgery, Pouncey returned to start 12 games at right guard last season, grading out negatively in both pass protection and run blocking. Pouncey, 25, remains a building block despite coming off a down year. With Samson Satele a free agent, Pouncey should move back to center in 2015.
Sat, Jan 31, 2015 07:49:00 PM

Mike Pouncey has informed the Dolphins he wants to return to center in 2015.

Pouncey has been selfless this season moving to right guard in order for the Dolphins to get their best five linemen on the field. Samson Satele has been playing center with Daryn Colledge at left guard. Satele and Colledge are on one-year deals. Shelley Smith was signed to a two-year, $5.5 million contract in March to play guard, but has been a flop and is expected to be released in the spring.
Sun, Nov 23, 2014 10:00:00 AM

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QB1Ryan Tannehill
2Logan Thomas
3Zac Dysert
RB1Jay Ajayi
2Damien Williams
3Jahwan Edwards
GLB1Jay Ajayi
2Damien Williams
3RB1Damien Williams
2Jay Ajayi
WR11Jarvis Landry
2Greg Jennings
3Matt Hazel
4Robert Herron
5Tyler Murphy
WR21DeVante Parker
2Kenny Stills
3Tyler Davis
4Damarr Aultman
WR31Kenny Stills
TE1Jordan Cameron
2Dion Sims
3Jake Stoneburner
4Brandon Williams
5Dominique Jones
LT1Branden Albert
LG1Dallas Thomas
2Billy Turner
3Anthony Steen
C1Mike Pouncey
RG1Jamil Douglas
2Vinston Painter
RT1Ja'Wuan James
2Ulrick John
K1Andrew Franks