• Steelers' Pouncey not named on initial police report

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    MIAMI - Pittsburgh Steelers All-Pro center Maurkice Pouncey was not named on a Miami Beach Police Department report stemming from an incident at a Florida nightclub over the weekend, but the investigation is ongoing.

    Maurkice and his twin brother Mike, who plays center for the Miami Dolphins, were celebrating their 25th birthdays at Cameo nightclub on South Beach when the alleged incident occurred.

    According to the report, 32-year old Niya Pickett and 24-year old James Ricquan accused a man of punching both of them in the head while trying to leave the nightclub at 4:15 a.m. Saturday.

    According to the report, an unknown man pushed both Pickett and Ricquan out of the way before punching both in the head causing bruising to both and a large welt to Ricquan.

    According to the report, both refused medical treatment from fire and rescue.

    Both Pickett and Ricquan took to social media over the weekend and accused the Pounceys of being involved in the altercation.

    A police spokesperson said that detectives are still working to acquire security footage of the incident.

    Channel 11’s news exchange partners at TribLIVE contributed to this report.




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