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Maurkice Pouncey has high-ankle sprain

Updated: January 24, 2011, 12:01 AM ET
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PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey suffered a high left ankle sprain Sunday night against the New York Jets, putting his status for Super Bowl XLV in doubt.

Normally, a high-ankle sprain can take four to six weeks to heal, but Pouncey refused to rule himself out for season finale.

"I think to say anything at this point would be premature," Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said. "Of course, it was such that he couldn't go back in the game today. I am sure we ...

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