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Pollard has agreed to sign a one-year deal with the
In a somewhat surprising move, the Ravens released Pollard on March 13 despite the fact that he was their leading tackler this past season. The move allowed them to avoid paying a $500,000 roster bonus for him and opened up $2 million of salary cap room as Pollard was released with a June 1 designation.
At the league meetings Tuesday, Ravens coach
Over two seasons with the Ravens, Pollard started 26 games and furthered his reputation as a defensive enforcer by making a series of punishing hits. Despite playing much of last season with cracked ribs, Pollard made a team-leading 98 tackles to go along with two sacks, one interception and six passes defended in 13 games.
"I can't say enough about Baltimore," Pollard told
They did re-sign veteran safety James Ihedigbo and are planning to bring in free agent