Maurkice Pouncey Suspension Being Reduced!
Appeals officers Derrick Brooks and James Thrash, jointly appointed by the NFL and the NFLPA, have reached their decisions on the discipline appeals for Myles Garrett and Maurkice Pouncey. pic.twitter.com/xfLpiHpVBc
— Michael Signora (@NFLfootballinfo) November 21, 2019
CelebNSports247.com has learned that Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey suspension is being reduced from 3 games to only 2 games.
According to Steelersdepot, the NFL has reduced the three-game suspension issued on Friday to Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey to two games after his appeal was heard by Derrick Brooks.
Pouncey will miss the Steelers Week 12 game against the Cincinnati Bengals and the rematch against the Browns in Week 13. He’ll be back for the Steelers Week 14 road game against the Arizona Cardinals, however. B.J. Finney will start in Pouncey’s place at center for the next two games.
Pouncey said after the game that his actions toward Garrett in that melee were a result of him defending his teammate and that he would accept any punishment handed down by the league.
Wirh Maurkice Pouncey’s 3-game suspension being reduced to 2 games, he will miss the rematch between the Steelers and Browns in two Sundays.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 21, 2019
Here is where things stand for Browns defensive tackle Larry Ogunjobi since he has upheld the one-game suspension:
Appeals officer James Thrash, jointly appointed by the NFL & NFLPA, has upheld one-game suspension of Larry Ogunjobi. pic.twitter.com/F64Bo15SMy
— Michael Signora (@NFLfootballinfo) November 20, 2019