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.
Pollak played for the Panthers in Week 1 last year, but suffered a shoulder injury during practice the following week. He was inactive for the next three games before being placed on the reserve-injured list.
In 2011, he played in 15 games for Indianapolis, with eight starts. In 2010, he played in every game and started 13 for the Colts, who won the AFC South that season.