Maurkice Pouncey Has Torn ACL, MCL

Steelers_Maurkice_Pouncey_2013The Pittsburgh Steelers lost more than just a game at Heinz Field.

Pittsburgh likely will be without two key starters for the rest of the season, as Pro Bowl center Maurkice Pouncey and inside linebacker Larry Foote both suffered injuries Sunday that will require surgery.

Pouncey suffered a torn ACL and MCL in his right knee during the Steelers’ opening possession of the game while Foote sustained a ruptured biceps later in the 16-9 loss to the Tennessee Titans, Pittsburgh’s first home loss in September under head coach Mike Tomlin.

When asked if they were season-ending injuries, Tomlin said, “I would assume so but that’s an assumption at this point.”

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