Leaving Ravens has not mellowed Pollard

Leaving Ravens has not mellowed Pollard
June 19, 2013, 6:30 pm
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Baltimore Ravens strong safety Bernard Pollard (31) during a game against the Cleveland Browns at Cleveland Browns Stadium. Baltimore won 25-15.

(David Richard-US PRESSWIRE)

Switching teams has not mellowed former Ravens safety Bernard Pollard.

Outspoken throughout his career, Pollard has taken his tough-talking personality to the Titans. According to the Tennessean newspaper, Pollard has taped a hand-written message in his locker at the team’s practice facility. 

The message reads: 'Goal – Super Bowl, Mission – Kill!!!'

Pollard does not sound worried if anyone is offended.

"Our goal is the Super Bowl and our mission is to kill," Pollard told the Tennessean. "And if someone doesn’t like it, then who cares? I really couldn’t care less. It is not our responsibility to make anyone else happy, to please you, to care about you."

"Our responsibility is to protect LP Field and our responsibility is to steal wins on the road. And our responsibility it to (beat you up) as a defense, and that’s what we’re going to do on every single play. You have to have that mentality because nobody cares about the Tennessee Titans. Nobody. So you have to take the respect. That’s what we have to do…Yeah, this team can get to the Super Bowl."

Pollard signed one-year, $2 million contact with the Titans in March, after the Ravens surprised many by releasing him in March. Pollard’s hard-hitting play in the secondary helped the Ravens win a Super Bowl, and he had been a starter for two seasons.

The Ravens and Titans do not play each other next season. If they did, who knows what Pollard might have to say about that?