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Security detail: Bengals in search of O-line to better protect Joe Burrow

CINCINNATI -- Frank Pollack watched every play from the Cincinnati Bengals’ 2020 season.

Yes, including the one seared into fans' memories involving quarterback Joe Burrow, Washington defensive linemen and a medical cart.

That Week 11 play at FedExField -- on which Burrow tore multiple ligaments in his left knee after being fallen upon by a defender -- isn’t specifically why Cincinnati re-hired Pollack to be the team’s offensive line coach and run game coordinator after a two-year hiatus. In his mind, the play is “irrelevant” to the task of improving one of the most scrutinized pass-blocking units in the NFL.