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Mike Pollak

Mike Pollak - G

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 300 lbs.
Birthday 02/16/1985
Birthplace Scottsdale, AZ
College Arizona State
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 2nd round, 28th pick by Colts

Newton takes step back; Panthers lose to Bengals

Posted Aug. 25, 2011 @ 10:37 p.m. ET
Andy Dalton, Cincinnati's second-round draft pick, led four first-half scoring drives and the Bengals held on for a 24-13 preseason victory over Carolina on Thursday night.

Preseason Week Three power rankings

Posted Aug. 23, 2011 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
Featuring some nifty work by backup QB Matt Flynn, the Packers are atop PFW's power rankings after the second week of preseason games.

Bengals acquire Mays from 49ers

Posted Aug. 23, 2011 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
The Bengals have acquired S Taylor Mays from the 49ers in exchange for an undisclosed draft choice.

Former NFL DE Odom shot in leg

Posted Aug. 22, 2011 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
Antwan Odom, a former defensive end for the Titans and Bengals, was shot in the leg early Monday during a robbery attempt of his home in Alabama.

Burress TD catch helps lead Jets past Bengals, 27-7

Posted Aug. 21, 2011 @ 10:12 p.m. ET
Plaxico Burress, Santonio Holmes and Dustin Keller had TD catches as the Jets rolled past the Bengals, 27-7, on a rainy night in New Jersey.

DT Atkins playing bigger role in Bengals' defense

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
With the release of Tank Johnson, Bengals second-year DT Geno Atkins is getting an opportunity to show he can thrive playing more snaps.

Lions DT Suh fined $20,000

Posted Aug. 17, 2011 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
The NFL has apparently fined Lions DT Ndamukong Suh $20,000 for his hit on Bengals QB Andy Dalton in Friday night's preseason game.

Falcons sign veteran TE Kelly

Posted Aug. 16, 2011 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
The Falcons signed veteran TE Reggie Kelly on Tuesday. Kelly spent the first four seasons of his career in Atlanta.

Preseason Week Two power rankings

Posted Aug. 16, 2011 @ 10:15 a.m. ET
In PFW's preseason edition of the power rankings, the Falcons and impressive rookie WR Julio Jones sit at No. 5 overall.

Bengals release DT Johnson, TE Mills

Posted Aug. 16, 2011 @ 9:48 a.m. ET
The Bengals released DT Tank Johnson and TE Garrett Mills on Tuesday morning following.

AFC North training-camp reports

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 8:26 p.m. ET
With Chad Ochocinco and Terrell Owens gone, WR Jerome Simpson is the player to watch in Cincinnati, as PFW examines each of the AFC North teams during camps.

Lions clobber Bengals in Stafford's return

Posted Aug. 12, 2011 @ 10:50 p.m. ET
Lions QB Matthew Stafford, who missed most of last season with a shoulder injury, threw two TD passes as Detroit beat Cincinnati 34-3.

Preseason power rankings

Posted Aug. 09, 2011 @ 2:24 p.m. ET
In PFW's preseason edition of the power rankings, the defending champion Packers start 2011 where they ended the 2010 season, on top.

Bengals' LB shopping spree wasn't in original plans

Posted Aug. 05, 2011 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
The Bengals didn't set out to make significant additions to their LB corps in free agency, but injuries helped change those plans, we're told.

Bengals sign TE Scaife

Posted Aug. 05, 2011 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced that they have signed veteran TE Bo Scaife on Friday. According to Pro Football Talk, the deal is for one year at $1 million.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted April 12, 2013
The Bengals signed Pollak, who was an unrestricted free agent.||||||| Pollak is a sixth-year veteran out of Arizona State, and has played in 59 NFL games, with 41 starts. Pollak entered the NFL in 2008 as a second-round draft choice of the Indianapolis Colts. He signed as an unrestricted free agent with the Carolina Panthers last season.
Posted March 22, 2012
The Carolina Panthers have signed Pollak to a one-year deal. The team announced the move Thursday.||||||| Pollak played in 58 games, including 41 starts, for the Indianapolis Colts and can help fill the void after left guard Travelle Wharton was released earlier this offseason in a salary cap move. Pollak, a four-year veteran, provided protection that allowed Peyton Manning to lead the league in yards passing in 2010 and rank second in 2009. The Colts allowed the fewest sacks in the league both seasons.
Posted Jan. 02, 2009
Pollak did not travel with the team to San Diego on Friday and will not play Saturday against the Chargers in the playoffs.||||||| Pollak, a starting guard, has not practiced all week because of an ankle injury he sustained in last week's 23-0 victory over Tennessee. Coach Tony Dungy has said that if Pollak cannot play, Dan Federkeil would start in his place. Federkeil started the first three games this season at right guard when Pollak was out with a knee injury.
Posted July 23, 2008
On the eve of training camp, the Colts agreed to terms with five draft picks including their top choice, Pollak, in a dash to get all nine draft choices into camp on time.||||||| Pollak agreed to his deal with Indianapolis late Wednesday afternoon but had not yet signed the contract and terms were not disclosed. Pollak's agent, Ken Zuckerman, confirmed the deal in a text message to The Associated Press but was not immediately available for comment after boarding a plane. Pollak, a second-round pick and No. 59 overall, is expected to compete for the starting guard spot that was vacated when Jake Scott signed with Tennessee in free agency.

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