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2011 Steelers Gab NFL Draft Prospect Scouting Report – G/C Mike Pouncey

By Jeremy Fuchs at Giants Gab

MIKE POUNCEY,G/C, FLORIDA

Triangle Numbers: 6-4, 310, 5.25

Scouting Reports:

Draft Countdown:

Strengths:
• Prototypical height and bulk with a large frame
• Athletic with great balance, agility and quickness
• Nimble feet and able to slide laterally and mirror
• Is stout at the point of attack with a wide base
• Decent power and gets adequate push in run game
• Strong and capable of locking on / sustaining blocks
• Range to pull, work in space and reach second level
• Top football IQ with superb instincts and awareness
• Aggressive and plays game with a nasty demeanor
• Versatile with the ability to play multiple positions
• Competitive and a leader with a terrific work ethic
• Tons of experience against top-quality competition
• Excellent bloodlines and brother is excelling in NFL

Weaknesses:
• Is not a polished technician and needs refinement
• Will get caught reaching and lunging at times
• Is not necessarily a physically dominant blocker
• Pad level gets high and leverage is inconsistent
• Struggled mightily with shotgun snaps as a senior
• Must use hands better and show more violent punch
• May have some minor health and durability concerns

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Matt Loede has been in the sports media for over 16 years, with experience covering the MLB, NBA, and NFL. On Sunday’s during football season, you can hear Matt on national networks like Fox Sports Radio, Associated Press, and others. Born and raised in Cleveland Ohio, Matt studies and talks football inside and out, and is anxious to share his thoughts and comments with readers on a daily basis.

2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. Ben Dover

    February 24, 2011 at 8:44 pm

    Draft him, if he’s half the player his twin is the Steelers will have a Pro Bowl Guard for the next 15 years.

  2. sprint htc evo

    December 10, 2011 at 1:44 pm

    I enjoy, lead to I found just what I was looking for. You’ve ended my 4 day long hunt! God Bless you man. Have a nice day. Bye

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