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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 S Harris requests trade

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 10:50 a.m. ET
Bears S Chris Harris, who was inactive for Sunday night's win over the Vikings, formally requested to be traded, his agent confirmed.

Hester, Bears run right past Vikings

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 1:11 a.m. ET
Devin Hester had a 48-yard touchdown catch and scored on a  98-yard kickoff returnas the Bears routed the Minnesota Vikings 39-10 on Sunday night.

Vikings-Bears prediction

Posted Oct. 16, 2011 @ 6:49 p.m. ET
Players without much experience are going to have to step up for the Bears to have a chance to get a win they badly need.

Vikings-Bears prediction

Posted Oct. 16, 2011 @ 1:51 a.m. ET
Can the Vikings pull the upset or will the Bears get back on track?

Vikings-Bears matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 15, 2011 @ 5:23 p.m. ET
Chicago's problems on defense are not limited to struggles vs. the run, but that potential weakness could be exposed again on Sunday.

Vikings-Bears matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Oct. 14, 2011 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
Vikings QB Donovan McNabb will have to improve his accuracy if he wants to attack the Bears' cover-2 defense.

Bears fantasy report: Week Six

Posted Oct. 14, 2011 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
What to expect fro Kellen Davis? Can Matt Forté be stopped? Do you play Johnny Knox? Here are some of the Bears' fantasy football options this week.

Bears GM Angelo under increasing fire

Posted Oct. 13, 2011 @ 10:55 p.m. ET
As Bears fans find their team three games behind the Packers and Lions in the NFC North, frustration with the club's architect is building.

Vikings-Bears matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Oct. 13, 2011 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
If the Vikings' front seven keeps stuffing the run as well as it has in recent weeks, Matt Forté's production could dip.

Bears sign S Venable to practice squad

Posted Oct. 13, 2011 @ 10:39 a.m. ET
The Bears announced Thursday that they have signed S Winston Venable to the practice squad.

Five Bears questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Oct. 13, 2011 @ 9:54 a.m. ET
In this week's edition of Five Questions, PFW publisher and editor and Bears expert Hub Arkush says Julius Peppers hasn't been a factor since Week One.

Vikings-Bears matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Oct. 12, 2011 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
The Bears' cover-2 is designed to keep players like Percy Harvin from picking up yardage in big chunks, but Chicago's execution in coverage in recent weeks has been poor.

Bears rookie report

Posted Oct. 11, 2011 @ 10:07 p.m. ET
Undrafted rookie WR Dane Sanzenbacher was one of Jay Cutler's top targets again in Week Five.

Bears stock report: Week Five

Posted Oct. 11, 2011 @ 9:02 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr gives his stock analysis of the Bears and identifies who, or what, is on the rise or decline following their Week Five loss to the Lions.

Bears 60-second rant: Defense fading fast

Posted Oct. 11, 2011 @ 8:35 p.m. ET
The Lions had the ball for only 20:57 Monday, and that was all the time they needed to embarrass Chicago's defense and put a few more cracks in its foundation.

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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