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Tom Zbikowski

Tom Zbikowski - #36 - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 200 lbs.
Birthday 05/22/1985
Birthplace Park Ridge, IL
College Notre Dame
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 3rd round, 23rd pick by Ravens

Bears cut QB McCown

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 6:19 p.m. ET
The Bears cut No. 3 QB Josh McCown on Friday, his agent, Mike McCartney said.

Bears trade FB Clutts to Texans for CB McManis

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 1:12 p.m. ET
The Bears traded FB Tyler Clutts to the Teans for CB Sherrick McManis, PFW correspondent John McClain of the Houston Chronicle first reported.

Offense will have to carry Bears in 2012

Posted Aug. 30, 2012 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
If the Bears are going to fulfill huge expectations in 2012, they are likely to do so with a new formula: Riding the offense for a change.

Bears waive/injured LB DeCicco

Posted Aug. 29, 2012 @ 7:20 p.m. ET
The Bears announced that they have signed WR Terriun Crump and waived/injured LB Dom DeCicco on Wednesday.

Bears release WR Davis

Posted Aug. 29, 2012 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
The Bears released WR Rashied Davis on Wednesday, the veteran wideout told Vaughn McClure of the Chicago Tribune.

Jets claim P Lanning off waivers

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
The Jets claimed P Spencer Lanning off waivers from the Browns, creating competition for second-year P T.J. Conley.

Former NFL WR Hurd ordered jailed in drug case

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
A judge has ordered ex-NFL WR Sam Hurd jailed indefinitely for allegedly failing drug tests and attempting to arrange a drug deal while out on bond.

Bears cut RB Unga

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
The Bears cut RB Harvey Unga Monday, a day after making several moves in order to get their roster down to 75.

Hurd co-defendant pleads guilty to drug charge

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 9:43 p.m. ET
A Dallas man charged along with Sam Hurd pleaded guilty Friday to attempting to buy several kilograms of cocaine with Hurd's money.

Urlacher's knee a long-term issue for Bears

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
The big question for the Bears is how Brian Urlacher’s knee will hold up the further the team gets into the regular season.

Bears waive RB Bell

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 6:37 p.m. ET
The Bears announced Thursday that they have waived RB Kahlil Bell.

Report: Bears to work out P Dodge

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
The Bears will work out former Giants P Matt Dodge, ESPNChicago.com reported Tuesday.

Chalk this up as knowledge for Redskins' Griffin

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
Robert Griffin III needed a rough game like Saturday loss to the Bears. He says he can take something positive away from it.

Jenny McCarthy announces split with Brian Urlacher

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
Former Playboy Playmate and actress Jenny McCarthy says she is no longer romantically involved with Bears LB Brian Urlacher.

Report: Urlacher had multiple offseason knee surgeries

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 7:01 p.m. ET
Bears MLB Brian Urlacher underwent multiple knee surgeries this offseason, according to a report.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 23, 2013
The Chicago Bears have agreed to a one-year contract with Zbikowski.||||||| The Notre Dame alum and professional boxer has appeared in 64 games with 25 starts over five seasons with Indianapolis in 2012 and with Baltimore from 2008 to 2011. The 5-foot-11, 200-pound Zbikowski recorded 89 tackles, three interceptions, eight pass break-ups and two sacks during those seasons.
Posted March 15, 2013
The Colts have released Zbikowski after one season with the team. When the Colts signed Pro Bowl safety LaRon Landry to a four-year, $24 million contract late Wednesday night, Zbikowski became expendable.||||||| The Notre Dame alum and professional boxer followed coach Chuck Pagano and teammates Brandon McKinney and Cory Redding from Baltimore to Indy last season. He started 11 games, finishing with 47 tackles, one sack and one interception while returning six kickoffs for 123 yards.
Posted Nov. 30, 2012
Zbikowski returned to start Sunday's playoff game against his former team.||||||| Zbikowski had not played since Nov. 25.
Posted March 17, 2012
On Saturday, the team signed Zbikowski. The safety is the second former Baltimore player to join new coach Chuck Pagano in Indianapolis. Details of the contract were not immediately available.||||||| The 5-foot-11, 200-pounder played the past four seasons in Baltimore. He has 49 career tackles, two interceptions, one sack and 58 special teams tackles since joining the NFL. He played in college at Notre Dame.
Posted April 26, 2011
An adviser to Zbikowski says the Baltimore Ravens safety is disputing a positive drug test administered after a weekend boxing match in Oklahoma.||||||| Zbikowski fought Saturday at the WinStar World Casino, knocking out Blake Warner of Oklahoma City in the first round and improving his record to 4-0. Sixteen fighters underwent drug tests and five of them came back positive. A tribal spokeswoman says the Chickasaw Nation Gaming Commission suspended those fighters for 45 days. Zbikowski's manager, Mike Joyce of Chicago, says he's been told Zbikowski tested positive for traces of a substance found in marijuana.

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