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Lions Claim OL Michael Ola Off Waivers From Chargers

Michael Gehlken reports that the Lions claimed OL Michael Ola off of waivers from the Chargers on Tuesday. Ola, 27, spent the past two years with the CFL’s Montreal Alouettes after he went undrafted out of Hampton back in 2011 before he got an opportunity with the Miami Dolphins in January of last year. He lasted just a few months in Miami before he was cut and later claimed...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Chargers Place DL Darius Philon On Short-Term I.R. & Promote OL Michael Ola

The San Diego Chargers announced Saturday that they’ve placed DL Darius Philon on injured reserve with the designation to return. Philon will be replaced on their roster by OL Michael Ola, who has been promoted from the practice squad. We've signed OL Michael Ola to active roster and placed DL Darius Philon on IR-Designated to Return. — San Diego #Chargers (@Chargers) October...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Chargers Re-Sign RB Donald Brown, Waive OL Michael Ola

The San Diego Chargers announced that they’ve re-signed veteran RB Donald Brown to a contract on Monday. The Chargers also placed OL Michael Ola on waivers to make room for Brown. Brown, 28, was in the second year of his three-year, $10.5 million contract that included $4 million guaranteed. He was set to make base salaries of $3 million in 2015 and 2016 when the Chargers cut...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears o-line back together

For the first time prior to the regular season opener against Buffalo, the Chicago Bears starting Street free agent signee Michael Ola has been a lifesaver for the Bears, splitting time at both left guard and tackle.offensive line practiced together Thursday in preparation for Sunday’s home game with the Miami Dolphins. Injuries caused the Bears to mix and match starters after [...]
Via Bears Claws
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Montreal Alouette Quietly Dominating For Chicago

With all the negativity surrounding the Chicago Bears’ 38-17 loss against the Packers, there’s one bright star people may not be noticing. Michael Ola is the starting left guard and he’s been playing some phenomenal football, according to Pro Football Focus (PFF). Who is Michael Ola? From Hampton University, Ola played two seasons with Marc Trestman’s former team, the Montreal...
Via Sports Mockery
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Three Matchups That Will Decide Week 2

Beating the San Francisco 49ers is all that matters to the Chicago Bears at this point.  Here are three key matchups that will prove decisive. Michael Ola and Brian De La Puente Against Justin Smith Roberto Garza and Matt Slauson, two mainstay veterans on the Bears offensive line are out with ankle sprains.  Still, the team has faith in their depth, especially reserves Brian De...
Via Sports Mockery
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Injuries hamper Bears as they practice for 49ers game

  Michael Ola and Brian de la Puente have been preparing for this since the start of Chicago Bears training camp, if not longer. A year after going through the entire regular season without a starting lineup change on their offensive line, the Chicago Bears are looking at the possibility that two spots will be manned by reserves at San Francisco on Sunday night due to the ankle...
Via Associated Press
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Jordan Mills’ Job Secure at Right Tackle?

The Chicago Bears have been playing musical chairs on the offensive line throughout the preseason trying to find the right ingredients for success. With Jordan Mills out with foot problems, Michael Ola has stepped up in his place and the results are promising. Jordan Mills may miss game one of the regular season due to injury. Jordan Mills started all 16 games last season as a rookie...
Via Sports Mockery
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins Waive Rookies DB Deion Belue, OLDavid Hurd & OL Michael Ola

  The Dolphins announced via their Twitter account that they’ve waived three rookies on Sunday. The team has waived defensive back Deion Belue and offensive linemen David Hurd and Michael Ola. — Miami Dolphins (@MiamiDolphins) May 25, 2014 Miami signed Belue (Alabama) and Hurd (Arkansas) to contracts shortly after the 2014 NFL Draft concluded. Ola spent the past two years...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins ink seven prospects, including Spadola

BY NICK ST. DENISStop the presses -- the Miami Dolphins are on a signing spree.With the start of free agency still a month away, teams are beefing up their arsenal of prospective practice squaders, and Miami made some moves in that regard Friday.The Dolphins announced the signing of receiver Ryan Spadola, defensive tackle Isaako Aaitui, running back Cameron Marshall, tight end Kyle...
Via AFC East Daily
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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