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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

Packers-Bears prediction

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush offers his prediction for the Week Three showdown between the Packers and the Bears at Soldier Field.  

Omiyale latest starter on Bears' beleaguered O-line

Posted Sept. 24, 2011 @ 9:59 p.m. ET
With Gabe Carimi out for at least a few weeks recovering from a knee injury, the Bears are giving Frank Omiyale the first shot to fill in at right tackle.

Packers-Bears matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Sept. 23, 2011 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fifth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers' Week Three game against the Bears at Soldier Field Sunday.   

Bears fantasy report: Week Three

Posted Sept. 23, 2011 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the Bears' top fantasy football options, including QB Jay Cutler, for Sunday's game against the Packers.

Packers-Bears matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Sept. 23, 2011 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
It's not all on Jay Cutler or the offensive line to get Chicago's passing game back on track. The receivers need to step up, too.

Packers-Bears Thursday injury report

Posted Sept. 22, 2011 @ 5:13 p.m. ET
Packers CB Charles Woodson sat out practice for the second consecutive day with a foot injury, according to the Packers-Bears Thursday injury report.

Packers-Bears matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 22, 2011 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush presents the third of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers' Week Three game against the Bears at Soldier Field Sunday.   

Five Bears questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Sept. 22, 2011 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
In this week's Five Questions, PFW publisher and editor and Bears expert Hub Arkush says the days of winning with a good running game and defense are over.

Bears RB Forte frustrated, motivated by contract situation

Posted Sept. 21, 2011 @ 8:40 p.m. ET
Bears RB Matt Forté sounded off on his contract situation when PFW caught up with him after he walked off the practice field Wednesday.

Packers-Bears matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 21, 2011 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
Chicago needs Henry Melton to make more of an impact in Week Three, when he'll be matched up against a solid, blue-collar group of interior offensive linemen.

Bears-Packers Wednesday injury report

Posted Sept. 21, 2011 @ 5:23 p.m. ET
The news on the Packers-Bears injury report issued Wednesday was both good and bad for Green Bay's secondary.

60-second rant: Hester's production dipping, and O-line not helping

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
WR Devin Hester may not have many opportunities to catch many deep passes with the Bears' offensive line struggling.

Packers-Bears matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the first of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers' Week Three game against the Bears at Soldier Field Sunday.   

Bears rookie report: Week Two

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
Week Two was a painful one for the Bears' first-round pick, ORT Gabe Carimi.

Penalty calls threaten to ruin game

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 7:17 p.m. ET
Excessively strict interpretations of the NFL's roughing-the-passer penalty guidelines are threatening to change the nature of the game, writes Hub Arkush.

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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