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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

AFC North Spin cycle: Bengals primed to rally?

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
The Bengals started the second half with a huge win. Now, can they make a run? We explore in the AFC North "Spin cycle."

Sanu takes step forward for Bengals

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
In Week 10, Bengals WR Mohamed Sanu flashed the ability that made him one of the more well-regarded receivers in the 2012 draft.

Bengals snap losing skid behind four Dalton TDs

Posted Nov. 11, 2012 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Andy Dalton threw a career-high four touchdown passes - each to a different receiver - and the Bengals beat the Giants 31-13 on Sunday.

NFL fines Steelers, WR Sanders

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 2:04 p.m. ET
The NFL fined the Steelers $35,000 and WR Emmanuel Sanders $15,000 for faking an injury against the Bengals.

Bengals activate DT Sims of PUP list

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
The Bengals activated DT Pat Sims from the physically-unable-to-perform list and waived LB Roddrick Muckelroy.

Bengals-Giants game blacked out in Cincinnati

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
Sunday’s Bengals-Giants game in Cincinnati will be blacked out, the Bengals confirmed Thursday.

Scout's Notebook: Bengals DT Geno Atkins

Posted Nov. 07, 2012 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
PFW personnel analyst Nolan Nawrocki assesses the talent of Bengals DT Geno Atkins, who leads all NFL interior linemen in sacks.

AFC North Spin cycle: Ravens, Steelers separating from pack

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 1:12 p.m. ET
At the season's midpoint, it's business as usual in the AFC North.

Manning throws three TDs, remains undefeated vs. Bengals

Posted Nov. 04, 2012 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning overcame his two interceptions by throwing for three touchdowns on Sunday, leading the Broncos to a 31-23 victory over the Bengals.

Bengals make roster moves

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
The Bengals signed rookie LB Emmanuel Lamur to the active roster and placed Dontay Moch on the reserve/non-football illness list.

Dalton facing challenges as leader, QB

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis' call for QB Andy Dalton to keep growing as a leader is one of the challenges the second-year passer faces. 

AFC North Spin cycle: Here comes Pittsburgh

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
Here come the Steelers. And hey, look, the Browns won! We recap how the two AFC North teams in action fared in Week Eight. 

Burfict emerges as building block at linebacker

Posted Oct. 26, 2012 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Vontaze Burfict has played well enough to be a key part of the Bengals' LB plans next season. The overall LB situation remains muddled, however.

AFC North Spin cycle: Steelers impressive in key win

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
The Steelers, in a much-needed strong performance, won at Cincinnati and took a step forward. The rest of the AFC North? Not so much. 

Steelers overcome injuries to beat Bengals

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 11:54 p.m. ET
Ben Roethlisberger threw one touchdown pass, and the Steelers overcame their injury-depleted running game to beat the Bengals 24-17 on Sunday night.

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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