Mike Pouncey MIA 12 Days
Dolphins C Mike Pouncey (illness) is expected to play in Sunday's game against the Jets.
Pouncey missed the last two games and lost 15 pounds while dealing with a case of food poisoning. He's no longer listed on the injury report and has been cleared to start after returning to practice this week.
Mike Pouncey MIA 16 Days
Dolphins C Mike Pouncey (illness) returned to practice on Tuesday.
NFL Network's Jeff Darlington reported Sunday that Pouncey was still having trouble keeping food down, but this puts him on track to return against the Jets' fearsome run defense. Pouncey last played in Week 10. His status will be updated later this week.
Mike Pouncey MIA 18 Days
NFL Network's Jeff Darlington reports C Mike Pouncey is still having trouble keeping food down after his bout with food poisoning.
The inability to keep food down has "made it tough to put weight back on." Offensive linemen are worthless without strength, particularly on the interior. Consider Pouncey out indefinitely. The Dolphins are going to be more depleted than any team in football up front for the remainder of this season.
Mike Pouncey MIA 19 Days
Dolphins C Mike Pouncey (food poisoning) has been ruled out for Week 12.
Pouncey missed practice Friday and was officially listed as doubtful. The Dolphins will now be without three starting offensive linemen against the Panthers. Pouncey should be considered week to week.
Mike Pouncey MIA 20 Days
Dolphins C Mike Pouncey (food poisoning) is listed as doubtful for Week 12.
After practicing early in the week, Pouncey was idle Friday and may have experienced a setback. He's been considering undergoing gallbladder surgery the food poisoning was so bad. Miami will be minus three starting offensive linemen Sunday against Carolina, including Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito.
Mike Pouncey MIA 23 Days
Doctors are trying to avoid gallbladder removal surgery on Dolphins C Mike Pouncey.
Pouncey is hoping that medicine can cure his symptoms so he can return to the field sooner. For now, consider him week to week. It leaves the Dolphins without 60 percent of their starting offensive line.
Mike Pouncey MIA 25 Days
Dolphins C Mike Pouncey (illness) is not expected to play Sunday against the Chargers.
Pouncey wound up in the hospital Friday due to kidney/gallbladder issues. He wants to play, but it appears the Dolphins will be down yet another offensive lineman. Nate Garner, Sam Brenner, or David Arkin could draw the start at center.
Mike Pouncey MIA 2 Months
SI.com's Pete Thamel and Greg Bedard report Dolphins C Mike Pouncey has been served a grand-jury subpoena in connection with Aaron Hernandez's murder case.
Pouncey was served just after Sunday's Patriots-Dolphins game. Pouncey is not considered a suspect, but Massachusetts State Police are investigating Hernandez for "interstate gun trafficking," and "focusing on multiple transactions that involve (Pouncey) and Hernandez." Pouncey and Hernandez were teammates under Urban Meyer at Florida. Police consider Pouncey a "material witness." Back in July, Pouncey and his brother Maurkice were photographed in a nightclub wearing "Free Hernandez" hats. Maurkice, who later issued a public apology, is not known to have been served the same papers as his brother.