Adam Schefter via Pro Football Talk is reporting that Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey has agreed to and signed a five-year extension worth $44 million with the Steelers.
Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey signed a 5-year, $44M extension, as @ProFootballTalk reported, making him highest paid center in NFL.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 12, 2014
Pouncey will now become the highest paid center in the NFL, eclipsing the $42 million deal Alex Mack just signed with the Browns. His new deal comes roughly nine months after tearing an ACL.