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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

Urlacher leaves Chicago to deal with family emergency

Posted Sept. 14, 2011 @ 9:58 a.m. ET
Bears LB Brian Urlacher reportedly left Chicago on Tuesday to deal with a family emergency in Arizona, and his status for Sunday is uncertain.

Bears rookie report: Week One

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 9:41 p.m. ET
Six of the nine rookies on the Bears' roster played in Week One, and the lone starter in the group, ORT Gabe Carimi, struggled at times in his debut.

Bears-Saints matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 9:16 p.m. ET
Chicago's offensive tackles — J'Marcus Webb and Gabe Carimi — will face a very different style of defense, one that could be blitzing more often than not, in Week Two.

60-second rant: Worth it for Bears to wait on Forté

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 6:53 p.m. ET
RB Matt Forté played inspired football in Week One, even though the Bears have yet to to give him the raise he's looking for.

Week One Players of the Week

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 6:30 p.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Aaron Rodgers, Brian Urlacher and Ted Ginn, Jr. as its Players of the Week.

Melton's start offers glimpse of what Bears' D-line could be

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 5:42 p.m. ET
A potential breakthrough player this season, Bears DT Henry Melton started off impressively, recording two sacks and five additional QB hits Sunday.

Bears stock report: Week One

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr offers his stock analysis of the Bears following their Week One win over the Falcons.

Bears players of the week: Week One

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr selects an offensive, defensive and special-teams player of the game for the Bears, coming off their 30-12 win over the Falcons in Week One.

Cutler, Bears pound Falcons 30-12

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
Brian Urlacher had an interception and returned a fumble for a touchdown, Jay Cutler threw for 312 yards and two scores and the Bears pounded Matt Ryan and the Falcons 30-12 on Sunday.

Bears-Falcons prediction

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 11:14 a.m. ET
In a game that will be tight throughout, PFW associate editor Dan Parr says the Falcons will top the Bears at Soldier Field.

Bears fantasy report: Week One

Posted Sept. 09, 2011 @ 2:29 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the Bears' top fantasy football options for Sunday's game against the Falcons.

Falcons-Bears matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Sept. 09, 2011 @ 2:23 p.m. ET
Falcons rookie Matt Bosher isn't going to have the luxury of easing into his debut as the Falcons' kickoff specialist and punter.

Falcons-Bears matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Sept. 09, 2011 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
Power will meet speed when RB Michael Turner runs into the Bears' linebacker corps on Sunday.

Five Bears questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Sept. 09, 2011 @ 10:19 a.m. ET
In this week's Five Questions, PFW publisher and editor and Bears expect Hub Arkush says Lovie Smith's team is one of the hardest to figure out.

Falcons-Bears matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
Look for the Bears to get creative to test the Falcons' young blockers on the interior offensive line.

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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