That means he will be unable to play in today’s game against the Ravens later this afternoon.
Pittsburgh confirmed the news and announced RB Wendell Smallwood and OL Anthony Coyle would be promoted to the roster as COVID-19 replacements.
We have placed C Maurkice Pouncey on the Reserve/COVID-19 List, and elevated RB Wendell Smallwood and OL Anthony Coyle to the Active/Inactive roster from the practice squad as COVID-19 replacements.https://t.co/Hxk4qZp63P
— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) December 2, 2020
Pouncey, 31, is a former first-round pick of the Steelers back in 2010. He was entering the final year of his six-year, $45.49 million contract when he agreed to a three-year, $33 million contract last March.
In 2020, Pouncey has started all 10 games for the Steelers at center. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 30 center out of 26 qualifying players.