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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-Lions matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Oct. 05, 2011 @ 5:17 p.m. ET
The Bears need more from Julius Peppers, and he could deliver against Detroit.

Chicago, city of slumped shoulders

Posted Oct. 05, 2011 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk examines the hatred Bears fans seem to have for QB Jay Cutler and wonders where it came from considering the noted lack of All-Pro passers in the team's long history.

Rodgers, Orakpo and Hester named NFC Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 05, 2011 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, Redskins LB Brian Orakpo and Bears RS Devin Hester were NFC Players of the Week for Week Four.

Bears rookie report: Week Four

Posted Oct. 05, 2011 @ 3:58 a.m. ET
Five of the Bears' nine rookies were active in Sunday's win over the Panthers.

The First Fifteen: Week Five

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 1:42 p.m. ET
Here's an early look at the Week Five action, the first shortened (and the bye isn't coming at a great time for a few teams) week of the 2011 NFL season.

Week Four Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Aaron Rodgers, Tamba Hali and Devin Hester as its Players of the Week.

Bears 60-second rant: Don't understate importance of Week Five

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 2:33 a.m. ET
Falling three games behind in the NFC North race might be too much for the Bears to overcome.

Bears defense under fire with Lions lurking

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 5:59 p.m. ET
The Bears' running game and special teams bailed out their defense Sunday against the Panthers.

Bears stock report: Week Four

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 4:40 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 Four win over the Panthers.

Bears players of the week: Week Four

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr selects and offensive, defensive and special-teams player of the game for the Bears following their win over the Panthers.

Shorts and Shells: Week Four

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 3:56 a.m. ET
We discuss Cam Newton's distaste for big numbers in close losses; the controversial finish to Giants-Cardinals; the amazing start by wide receivers; and plenty more.

Hester sets return record in Bears win

Posted Oct. 02, 2011 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Devin Hester set an NFL record with his 11th punt return for a touchdown as the Bears beat Cam Newton and the Panthers 34-29 on Sunday.

Panthers-Bears prediction

Posted Oct. 02, 2011 @ 11:45 a.m. ET
The Bears are a better team than the Panthers, but not so much better that they can overcome a multi-turnover game by Jay Cutler.

Panthers downgrade CB Gamble to out

Posted Oct. 01, 2011 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Panthers CB Chris Gamble (concussion) did not travel with the team to Chicago for its Week Four game against the Bears. Darius Butler will start in his place.

Panthers-Bears matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 01, 2011 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
A long return or two from Devin Hester would provide a much-needed boost to the struggling Bears offense.

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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