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Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey only had a chance to play alongside guard David DeCastro in three regular season games last season due to the 2012 first-round draft pick tearing up his knee in the preseason; however, he said last week he's expecting "big things" out of the Stanford product in 2013. "He's going to be great," said Pouncey. "A guy that can really move around and get outside on the edge and block guys and really move if we got to run power football. So it's excellent to have him right next to me." The Steelers offensive line was snake bitten in 2012 as Pouncey, DeCastro, Read more [...]
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