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Lousaka Polite

Lousaka Polite - #45 - RB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 245 lbs.
Birthday 09/14/1981
Birthplace Pittsburgh, PA
College Pittsburgh
Years played 8

Falcons not pointing finger at O-line for running woes

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 8:26 p.m. ET
Veteran C Todd McClure offered a rebuke of criticism the team's offensive line has received for the Falcons' struggles in short-yardage situations.

Falcons swap fullbacks

Posted Nov. 07, 2012 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
The Falcons brought back FB Mike Cox and released FB Lousaka Polite.

Patriots cut FB Polite

Posted March 26, 2012 @ 5:52 p.m. ET
The Patriots announced Monday that they released FB Lousaka Polite.

Patriots sign FB Polite

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 3 p.m. ET
The Patriots signed former Dolphins FB Lousaka Polite on Tuesday and re-signed DB Malcolm Williams to the practice squad.

Dolphins sign FB Anderson

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 5:30 p.m. ET
The Dolphins signed FB Deon Anderson on Tuesday. The fourth-year veteran takes the roster spot opened up by Monday's release of ILB Bobby Carpenter.

League-high six NFL players hail from Pittsburgh high school

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
Woodland Hills High School in Pittsburgh is the alma mater of a league-high six current NFL players, while the state of California is home to an NFL-high 211.


Posted Nov. 07, 2012
The Falcons released Polite on Wednesday.||||||| Polite is a seven-year veteran who had previously played with Dallas, Chicago, Miami and New England.
Posted March 26, 2012
The New England Patriots have released Polite.||||||| Polite, 30, joined the Patriots on Dec. 27 and played in the regular-season finale against Buffalo and all three postseason games. He had one carry for three yards. Polite played three seasons with the Dallas Cowboys, one with the Chicago Bears and three with Miami. He went to training camp with the Dolphins in 2011 but was released. He spent most of last season without a team.
Posted Dec. 27, 2011
The New England Patriots signed Polite - a seven-year NFL veteran - on Tuesday.||||||| The 30-year-old Polite has played for Dallas (2004-06), Chicago (2007) and Miami (2008-10). He went to training camp with the Dolphins last summer but was released on Sept. 3. Originally a rookie free agent out of Pittsburgh in 2004, Polite has played in 75 NFL games with 27 starts and has 95 rushing attempts for 296 yards with one touchdown. He also has 41 receptions for 233 yards and one touchdown.
Posted April 13, 2006
Polite signed a one-year contract with the Cowboys on Thursday. The 24-year-old fullback played in 14 games last season, starting three. He had two carries for eight yards and nine receptions for 72 yards and one touchdown. Polite also spent extensive time on special teams.|||||||