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Bernard Pollard

Bernard Pollard - #31 - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 225 lbs.
Birthday 12/23/1984
Birthplace Fort Wayne, IN
College Purdue
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 2nd round, 22nd pick by Chiefs

McCourty's injury means bigger role for rookie Verner

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
A forearm injury to second-year LCB Jason McCourty requiring surgery reportedly will put him out of action for several weeks and thrusts rookie Alterraun Verner into a bigger role. 

Titans CB Finnegan and DE Babin fined again

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 11:47 a.m. ET
The NFL fined Titans CB Cortland Finnegan and DE Jason Babin $5,000 apiece for unnecessary roughness penalties in Sunday's win over the Giants.

Titans CB McCourty undergoes forearm surgery

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 1:37 p.m. ET
Titans CB Jason McCourty underwent surgery for a broken forearm on Tuesday and will miss 3-4 weeks, according to TitansInsider.

Giants self-destruct with lack of discipline

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 12:13 p.m. ET
The numbers from the Giants’ 29-10 loss to the Titans were ugly: two missed field goals, a safety that wiped out a huge pass play and 11 penalties, five of them personal fouls.

Young was benched for missing meetings

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
Vince Young missed multiple meetings before the Titans' Week Two game at Pittsburgh, which may have led to his benching in the game.

Johnson runs Titans past Giants 29-10

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The Tennessee defense forced three turnovers in beating the error-prone and undisciplined New York Giants 29-10 on Sunday.

Titans' Babin making most of 'legit shot'

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 11:17 a.m. ET
Given an opportunity to play, Titans DE Jason Babin has produced. And Babin has gotten that opportunity with his new team, starting at left end in place of the injured William Hayes.

NFL fines Steelers LB Harrison

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 10:10 a.m. ET
The NFL fined LB James Harrison $5,000 for his hit on Titans QB Vince Young in the Steelers' Week Two victory.

Fisher: Young is still QB

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 6:49 p.m. ET
Titans head coach Jeff Fisher maintained that Vince Young will start Week Three despite being pulled in Sunday's loss to the Steelers.

Steelers use turnovers to top Titans

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
Pittsburgh forced seven turnovers in defeating the Tennessee Titans 19-11 Sunday.

Britt not making expected impact for Titans

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 11:26 p.m. ET
Despite good production as a rookie last season, Titans WR Kenny Britt was shut out in Week One. Yet, according to AFC South Whispers, head coach Jeff Fisher says it wasn't due to a lack of focus.

Titans' Johnson not wanting for work

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
With RB Chris Johnson getting 27 carries in the season opener vs. Oakland, including seven after the Titans took a 25-point lead late in the third quarter, the message came across loud and clear: the Titans continue to have no ...

Titans, CJ2K hammer Raiders 38-13

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
Chris Johnson ran for 142 yards and two touchdowns, Vince Young threw for two TDs and Javon Ringer had a TD, and the Tennessee Titans avoided any comparisons to last year's 0-6 start by routing the Oakland Raiders 38-13 ...

Mariani, Smith late-round contributors for Titans

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
A look at the Titans' depth chart signals they may have made a couple of savvy late-round selections in April's draft.

Week One handicapping column

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
In his Week One handicapping column, PFW's Mike Wilkening likes the Titans, strong finishers a season ago, to start the 2010 campaign on a roll.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 21, 2013
The Tennessee Titans have agreed to a one-year contract with Pollard, the second safety the team has added in free agency this offseason.||||||| A seven-year veteran, Pollard spent the past two seasons with Baltimore. The 6-foot-1 Pollard also has played with Kansas City and Houston starting 85 of his 105 career games with nine interceptions, nine sacks, 10 forced fumbles and seven recovered fumbles.
Posted March 13, 2013
Pollard has been released by the Baltimore Ravens, the latest move driven by the Super Bowl champion's offseason salary cap purge.||||||| Pollard announced his departure Wednesday on Twitter, writing, "Well Ravens Nation. it's been fun. My time in Baltimore is done." The 28-year-old Pollard signed a three-year extension with Baltimore last season, but his release saves the Ravens an estimated $1 million against the salary cap.
Posted Dec. 16, 2012
Pollard started Sunday's playoff game after being inactive for the Ravens regular-season finale.||||||| Pollard was dealing with a chest injury.
Posted Aug. 04, 2011
The Baltimore Ravens and Pollard have agreed to a two-year contract, a move that fortifies a secondary weakened by the loss of free agent Dawan Landry.||||||| Pollard has played five NFL seasons, the last two with Houston. Last season he led the Texans with 111 tackles and four forced fumbles. The 6-foot-1, 224-pound Pollard will compete with Tom Zbikowski and Haruki Nakamura for the starting position. Landry, who held the position last season, signed with Jacksonville as a free agent.
Posted March 04, 2010
The Houston Texans have tendered offers to Pollard and six other restricted free agents.||||||| Pollard joined the team in late September and immediately stepped into a starting role to become a key piece of Houston's improving defense. He had 102 tackles, 1 1/2 sacks and four interceptions to help the Texans to their first winning season.

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