Maurkice Pouncey becomes highest-paid center in league
Maurkice Pouncey is getting paid by the Pittsburgh Steelers.
The Steelers and Pouncey have agreed to a three-year contract averaging $11 million a year, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The deal would make Pouncey the highest-paid center in the league.
Steelers and Pro-Bowl center Maurkice Pouncey have agreed to a three-year deal, averaging $11 million a year, making him the NFL’s highest-paid center, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 7, 2019
Pouncey signed a 5-year, $44.1 million contract with Pittsburgh in 2014 and was due to make $7 million this season. He is considered a leader on the Steelers and has missed just two games over the past three seasons.
The 29-year-old missed all of the 2015 season due to a bad leg injury but has proven to be healthy and valuable since.