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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

Like it or not, Tolzien is playing waiting game

Posted May 06, 2011 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
Because of the ongoing NFL lockout, former Wisconsin QB Scott Tolzien, who was undrafted, cannot speak to NFL teams about joining them for the 2011 season.

Bears introduce first-round pick Carimi

Posted April 30, 2011 @ 5:12 p.m. ET
While the lockout is back on, the Bears welcomed one player into their facility Saturday.

Bears sixth-round pick scouting report: LB J.T. Thomas, West Virginia

Posted April 30, 2011 @ 4:59 p.m. ET
Chicago drafted a player to help fill its void at linebacker in the sixth round.

Bears fifth-round pick scouting report: QB Nathan Enderle, Idaho

Posted April 30, 2011 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
The Bears drafted a quarterback with their fifth-round choice, taking Idaho's Nathan Enderle with the 160th overall pick.

Bears No. 3 pick scouting report: S Chris Conte, California

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 11:49 p.m. ET
The Bears added depth at safety in the third round, drafting California's Chris Conte, who was a late riser on draft boards during the evaluation process.

Bears No. 2 pick scouting report: DT Stephen Paea, Oregon State

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 8:54 p.m. ET
One day after they nearly traded up in the first round, the Bears pulled the trigger on a deal in the second round, moving up nine spots to draft DT Stephen Paea.

Bears move up for DT Paea

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 8:07 p.m. ET
The Bears moved up nine spots in the second round to draft Oregon State DT Stephen Paea.

Bears No. 1 pick scouting report: OT Gabe Carimi, Wisconsin

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly draft expert Nolan Nawrocki gives his scouting report on Bears first-round pick Gabe Carimi.

Report: NFL "looking into" Bears-Ravens deal falling through

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 11:02 a.m. ET
The Chicago Tribune reported Friday that the NFL is investigating the failed trade between the Ravens and Bears on Thursday night. "We are looking into it," NFL senior vice president of public relations Greg Aiello told the Tribune in an ...

Blunder doesn't stop Bears from acquiring Carimi

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 7:34 a.m. ET
The Bears drafted the player they coveted with the 29th overall pick Thursday, but they put a potential trade partner in a bad position along the way.

Teams to begin offseason workouts next week

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
With the news that the league year will start on Friday morning, teams are notifying their players that offseason workouts will begin shortly.

Teams continue to deny facility access to players

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
Multiple teams have denied their players access to the organizations' training facilities Thursday, following Judge Susan Richard Nelson's ruling that the lockout should be immediately lifted, according to multiple published reports.

No deal yet, but Bears, Adams share mutual interest

Posted April 27, 2011 @ 9:20 p.m. ET
Anthony Adams spoke this week as if he would be playing for the Bears next season, but he'll be an unrestricted free agent when free agency begins this offseason.

Draft Dose: Who needs a DT?

Posted April 27, 2011 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
In the 32nd and final installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW takes a look at 10 teams in need of a defensive tackle.

Adams, Webb honored with Piccolo Award in unusual day for Bears

Posted April 26, 2011 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
While the NFL waits to hear whether its request for a stay of the injunction ending the lockout pending an appeal of Judge Susan Richard Nelson's ruling for the players association, everything was not business as usual at the ...

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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