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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

Q&A with Toledo safety Barry Church

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
Toledo's Barry Church talked to PFW about his prolific college career, those disappointing 40-times, funny sayings from Pittsburgh (his hometown) and a crippling fear of bees.

A look at four books on football

Posted April 10, 2010 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
Tom Danyluk shares his thoughts on a variety of football books he recently had the chance to peruse — two from the vaults and two current tomes.

Bengals re-sign C Cook

Posted April 07, 2010 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
The Bengals re-signed C Kyle Cook, an exclusive-rights free agent, on Wednesday. He started all 16 games for Cincinnati last season.

Bengals keeping defense together

Posted April 01, 2010 @ 7:06 p.m. ET
Undoubtedly, the signing of ex-Buccaneers WR Antonio Bryant in March was the Bengals' most significant individual move of the offseason. The Bengals' offseason moves on defense have received less attention. but they have been important.

Report: Bengals re-sign DE Rucker

Posted March 31, 2010 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
According to a report from the Cincinnati Enquirer's Joe Reedy, the Bengals have re-signed RFA Frostee Rucker, a defensive end for the team.

Ravens' PK situation fluid once again

Posted March 25, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
The Ravens' interest in Shayne Graham is a clear indication the club isn't tied to having Billy Cundiff beginning the 2010 season as its placekicker.

Bengals re-sign LB Jeanty

Posted March 25, 2010 @ 3:51 p.m. ET
The Bengals re-signed SLB Rashad Jeanty, a restricted free agent, on Thursday.

With Bryant in fold, is pass-catching TE next for Bengals?

Posted March 18, 2010 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
With Antonio Bryant in the fold, wide receiver becomes a lesser priority in the draft for the Bengals. However, tight end still looms as a position they could address early.

Bengals agree to one-year deal with S Williams

Posted March 13, 2010 @ 7:21 p.m. ET
The Bengals have agreed to a one-year deal with S Roy Williams, reports indicate.

Redskins agree to deal with Larry Johnson

Posted March 12, 2010 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
The Redskins and RB Larry Johnson have come to an agreement on a three-year contract, according to various published reports.

Bengals sign WR Davis

Posted March 12, 2010 @ noon ET
The Bengals signed ex-Titans WR Chris Davis on Friday. Terms were not disclosed.

Bengals re-sign DT Johnson

Posted March 11, 2010 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
The Bengals re-signed DT Tank Johnson on Thursday.

Reports: Bengals agree with WR Bryant

Posted March 10, 2010 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
The Bengals, in need of a playmaking wide receiver to pair with Chad Ochocinco, have agreed with UFA Buccaneers wideout Antonio Bryant on a four-year contract, according to multiple media outlets.

Bengals re-sign TE Coats

Posted March 10, 2010 @ 1:47 p.m. ET
The Bengals re-signed TE Daniel Coats on Wednesday. Terms were not disclosed.

Smith on mend, in line for bigger role with Bengals

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
The Bengals have high hopes for second-year ORT Andre Smith. Head coach Marvin Lewis, speaking at the Combine, said that Smith's ability to work with the club in the offseason will help "immensely."

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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