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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

Vikings-Bears matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Oct. 11, 2011 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's Bears-Vikings game.

Bears elevate S Walters from practice squad

Posted Oct. 11, 2011 @ 5:46 p.m. ET
The Bears elevated S Anthony Walters from the practice squad to the 53-man roster Tuesday and waived S Winston Venable.

NFL agrees to play in U.K. through 2016

Posted Oct. 11, 2011 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The NFL owners approved a resolution on Tuesday to continue playing regular-season games in the United Kingdom through the 2016 season.

Bears players of the week: Week Five

Posted Oct. 11, 2011 @ 1:38 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr selects an offensive, defensive and special-teams player of the game for the Bears following their loss to the Lions.

Lions beat Bears, improve to 5-0

Posted Oct. 11, 2011 @ 12:13 a.m. ET
Jahvid Best's 88-yard run in the third quarter powered Detroit to a 24-13 win over Chicago on Monday night, giving the Lions a three-game edge over the Bears in the standings.

Bears-Lions prediction

Posted Oct. 10, 2011 @ 6:32 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr makes his prediction for the outcome of Monday night's game between the Bears and Lions.

Bears-Lions matchup of the day: Sunday

Posted Oct. 09, 2011 @ 6:55 p.m. ET
The Bears haven't been thrilled with Frank Omiyale's play, but he's expected to make his third consecutive start Monday night vs. the Lions.

Injury report for Bears-Lions MNF game

Posted Oct. 09, 2011 @ 1:19 a.m. ET
Here is the injury report for the Week Five Monday-night game, Chicago at Detroit, showing the status of each injured player.

Bears-Lions matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 08, 2011 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
Matt Forté, coming off a career-high 205 yards rushing vs. the Panthers, has fared well in his career against the Lions.

Bears-Lions matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
Bears CB Charles Tillman didn't try to minimize the challenge he will face Monday night when he was asked about Lions WR Calvin Johnson this week.

More wrong than Wright for Bears at safety

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
Chris Harris' hamstring is a concern, but the bigger issue is that there are no clear long-term solutions at safety for the Bears.

Bears fantasy report: Week Five

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 11:23 a.m. ET
Is Jay Cutler still a No. 1 fantasy QB? Playing mediocre for his owners, is WR Johnny Knox still worth a roster spot? Here are some of the Bears' fantasy football options this week.

Bears-Lions matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Oct. 06, 2011 @ 9:56 p.m. ET
Ndamukong Suh's combination of speed and strength could force the Bears to double-team him frequently Monday night.

Meriweather fined for hit

Posted Oct. 06, 2011 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
Bears SS Brandon Meriweather was fined $20,000 on Thursday for a helmet-to-helmet hit made last Sunday against Panthers WR Steve Smith.

Five Bears questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Oct. 06, 2011 @ 10:30 a.m. ET
In this week's edition of Five Questions, PFW publisher and editor and Bears expert Hub Arkush gives his take on whether Devin Hester should make the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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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