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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 sign RB Forte to four-year deal

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
The Bears have agreed to a four-year deal with RB Matt Forté, hours before the league’s deadline to sign franchised players to long-term contracts.

Report: Bears, Forte close to new deal

Posted July 14, 2012 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
An NFL Network report says that RB Matt Forte and the Bears are "extremely close" to agreeing on a long-term deal.

Not divisional faves, but watch out for Bears, Bills, Seahawks

Posted July 13, 2012 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
The Packers, Patriots and 49ers are big favorites in their divisions, but don't forget about the Bears, Bills and Seahawks, who are close behind.

Holdouts would impact fantasy value for top backs

Posted July 12, 2012 @ 3 p.m. ET
Maurice Jones-Drew, Matt Forté and Ray Rice could see their fantasy draft positions impacted because of their unsettled contract situations.

Prove-it season ahead for Bears DT Melton

Posted July 09, 2012 @ 6:07 p.m. ET
Bears DT Henry Melton had some great spurts in 2011, but he also disappeared for lengthy stretches.

Briggs: Bears could have best team he's played on

Posted June 26, 2012 @ 3:16 p.m. ET
Pro Bowl LB Lance Briggs believes big things could be in store for the Bears this season.

Holdout possible, but Forte plans to play in '12

Posted June 22, 2012 @ 4:12 p.m. ET
Bears RB Matt Forte told reporters on Friday that he will not miss the 2012 regular season.

Bears look for stability at safety

Posted June 22, 2012 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
After burning through eight different starting safety tandems last season, will Chris Conte and Major Wright put a stop to the revolving door at the position?

Jaguars add QB Enderle

Posted June 21, 2012 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
The Jaguars signed former Bears QB Nathan Enderle, who was waived last week.

Ex-NFL lineman Alonzo Spellman released from jail

Posted June 19, 2012 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
Former NFL DL Alonzo Spellman has been released from the Tulsa County Jail after pleading no contest to a variety of charges.

Bears eager to unleash 'hungry' rookie McClellin

Posted June 16, 2012 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
The Bears are hoping to see DE Shea McClellin's competitive nature at full throttle when he returns in late July.

Bears waive QB Enderle

Posted June 14, 2012 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
The Bears waived QB Nathan Enderle following their three-day minicamp, the team announced Thursday.

Bears terminate contract of OL Wrotto

Posted June 14, 2012 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
The Bears have cut ties with veteran OG Mansfield Wrotto. His contract was terminated on Thursday, the club announced.

Forte absent as Bears open minicamp

Posted June 12, 2012 @ 9:40 p.m. ET
The Bears opened minicamp, and one key piece was missing — Matt Forté. However, it wasn't unexpected, as he hasn't signed his franchise tender.

Bears make changes to player personnel department

Posted June 05, 2012 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
Bears GM Phil Emery revamped the team’s player personnel department on Tuesday, expanding the department from 12 to 18 individuals.

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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