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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 fantasy report: Week Four

Posted Sept. 30, 2011 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
Is there concern for Matt Forté's 0.2 yards per carry last week? Can WR Dane Sanzenbacher continue his TD run? Here's a look at some of the Bears' fantasy football options this week.

Panthers-Bears matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Sept. 30, 2011 @ 10:49 a.m. ET
It would be no surprise if Chicago's cover-2 defense gives Cam Newton problems and creates at least one turnover.

Forte a rare Bear

Posted Sept. 29, 2011 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
Matt Forté is the best, and often only, thing the Bears' offense has going for it, and he's not happy the organization has yet to give him the reward he seeks.

Bears-Panthers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 29, 2011 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Bears' pass protection is still a concern, and it will be tested off the edges Sunday against the Panthers.

Five Bears questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Sept. 29, 2011 @ 9:45 a.m. ET
In this week's edition of Five Questions, PFW publisher and editor and Bears expert Hub Arkush says Chris Harris is one of the most overrated Bears players.

Panthers-Bears matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 28, 2011 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
The Bears' running game has a good chance of reappearing in a big way against the Panthers.

Bears rookie report: Week Three

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 9:12 p.m. ET
The biggest contribution from a Bears rookie in Week Three came from an undrafted one — WR Dane Sanzenbacher.

Bears 60-second rant: WR Williams proving doubters right

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 7:57 p.m. ET
Some people dismissed Mike Martz's preseason praise of Roy Williams as pie in the sky, and thus far, Williams is proving skeptics correct.

Panthers-Bears matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
Teams have attacked the Bears' pass defense in the seams with tight ends thus far, and have had success doing it.

Fox fails with fake Cutler criticism

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 10:37 a.m. ET
Fox Sports recently aired a story on Jay Cutler, in which it fabricated newspaper headlines to make its story look stronger, writes Barry Jackson.

Forte's agent, Bears at 'philosophical crossroads'

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 6:07 p.m. ET
PFW contacted the two men — Jerry Angelo and agent Adisa Bakari — at the center of Matt Forté's contract situation for an update on where things stand.

Bears stock report: Week Three

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 4:02 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 Three loss to the Packers.

Bears players of the week: Week Three

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 5:02 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr selects an offensive, defensive and special-teams player of the game for the Bears, coming off their loss to the Packers.

Rodgers, Finley lead Packers over Bears

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 8:46 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers threw for 297 yards, including three touchdown passes to Jermichael Finley, and the Packers shut down the Bears 27-17.

Packers-Bears prediction

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr makes his prediction for the outcome of Sunday's game between the Packers and Bears.

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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