Bengals re-sign G Mike Pollak

Cincinnati, OH ( - The Cincinnati Bengals re-signed guard Mike Pollak on Saturday, keeping him off the free-agent market.

Pollak would have become an unrestricted free agent if he wasn't signed before Tuesday. Terms of his new deal were not released.

The six-year guard joined the Bengals last April, was inactive to start the season because of a knee injury and played eight of the last nine games, with five starts at right guard. He also played in Cincinnati's Wild Card playoff loss to San Diego.

Pollak has appeared in 67 NFL games with Indianapolis, Carolina and Cincinnati with 46 starts.