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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

Chicago pitched as future Super Bowl site to Goodell

Posted May 31, 2012 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Thursday that he pitched the idea of having a Super Bowl in Chicago to commissioner Roger Goodell.

Offensive-line uncertainty a buzzkill for Bears

Posted May 24, 2012 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
Bears QB Jay Cutler isn't ready to say how confident he is in his offensive line just yet.

Bears' O-line a jumble for now

Posted May 24, 2012 @ 10:04 a.m. ET
It's not clear just where all the pieces will fall on the Bears' offensive line by the time they kick into high gear late in the summer, but Chris Williams was back at tackle on Wednesday.

Bears sign DT Collins

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
The Bears announced Wednesday that they have signed DT Nate Collins to a one-year contract.

Bears WR Marshall 'not likely' to face discipline from NFL

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
A league spokesman told PFW Wednesday that Brandon Marshall is "not likely" to face discipline from the league.

NFC North players in the crosshairs

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each NFC North team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Lions DT Ndamukong Suh.

Report: Bears' Marshall cleared by NYC police

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 7:40 p.m. ET
Bears WR Brandon Marshall has reportedly been cleared by police after an investigation into an incident outside a Manhattan nightclub in March.

Belichick tops list of highest-paid coaches

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
Bill Belichick tops the list of highest-paid coaches in sports, according to Forbes magazine.

About O-line, Cutler is Bears' truth-teller

Posted May 15, 2012 @ 8:39 p.m. ET
Jay Cutler recently acknowledged reality when discussing the Bears' offensive line, breaking from the company line.

Bears waive three players

Posted May 14, 2012 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
The Bears announced Monday that they waived OT Levi Horn, TE Andre Smith and OG Reggie Stephens, trimming the roster to 89 players.

Bears' Idonije could lose starting job

Posted May 13, 2012 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
With Chicago drafting DE Shea McClellin in the first round, DLE Israel Idonije will have to fight to retain his starting DLE spot, according to NFC Whispers.

Bears sign first-round DE McClellin

Posted May 11, 2012 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
The Bears announced Friday that they agreed to terms on a four-year deal, with an option for a fifth year, with first-round pick DE Shea McClellin.

Bears add three D-linemen

Posted May 11, 2012 @ 9:56 a.m. ET
The Bears signed DT John McCargo, DT DeMario Pressley and DE Cheta Ozougwu to one-year deals, the team announced Friday.

Bears waive S Venable

Posted May 03, 2012 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
The Bears announced Thursday that they have waived hard-hitting S Winston Venable.

Bears sign second-round pick Jeffery

Posted May 02, 2012 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
The Bears announced Wednesday that they signed second-round WR Alshon Jeffery to a four-year contract.

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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