After suffering a knee injury in Saturday's preseason game,
Pouncey said that he expects to be ready for the season opener. He recently signed an extension worth more than $40 million.
After leaving Saturday's preseason game with a knee injury,
"I thought I was OK and I wanted to go back out there and test it out," Pouncey said. "Then I realized I couldn't play."
Despite sustaining the injury which prevented him from playing the rest of the game, Pouncey was not worried about the issue.
"I'm not too concerned about it," Pouncey said. "I'll be back in practice next week. I ain't missing a game, so y'all don't need to worry about that. Don't worry. I'm playing. We've got a big season ahead of us. We're all looking forward to it and I ain't going to miss a moment of it."
The new deal means that Pouncey is signed with the team through 2020. A two-time Pro Bowl selection, Pouncey has played both center and guard for the Dolphins.
The deal had been previously reported to be worth around $40 million. Pouncey was to enter the final year of his rookie contract after the Dolphins picked up the fifth-year option last year.
Pouncey is a two-time Pro Bowl selection in his four seasons with the Dolphins.
The reported contract is expected to be worth around $40 million. Pouncey was set to enter the final year of his rookie contract after the Dolphins picked up the fifth-year option last year.
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