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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

Browns add former Bears assistant as special-teams coordinator

Posted Jan. 25, 2011 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
The Browns have continued to add to Pat Shurmur's coaching staff in Cleveland, hiring Chris Tabor as their new special-teams coach on Tuesday.

Bears QB Collins has shoulder injury

Posted Jan. 25, 2011 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
If the Bears had advanced to the Super Bowl, they might have been down to one healthy quarterback.

Bears sign DE Reed

Posted Jan. 25, 2011 @ noon ET
The Bears have signed DE Nick Reed to a reserve/future contract.

Cutler becomes the victim

Posted Jan. 25, 2011 @ 3:08 a.m. ET
The dust is beginning to settle after a potentially career-defining and painful two days for Bears QB Jay Cutler.

Bears fire back at Cutler critics

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 9:34 p.m. ET
Bears players spent a great deal of their media session on Monday responding to those criticizing QB Jay Cutler's toughness.

DT Harris says he'd like to return if Bears want him

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
Some expect the Bears to release DT Tommie Harris this offseason, but Harris said Monday that he'd like to return if the team wants him.

Smith: Cutler sprained MCL vs. Packers

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 6 p.m. ET
Bears head coach Lovie Smith said QB Jay Cutler suffered a sprained medial collateral ligament in Sunday's NFC championship game.

Angelo says Bears plan to extend Smith's contract

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
The Bears do not plan to allow head coach Lovie Smith to enter next season without a contract extension, Jerry Angelo said.

Bears sign six to reserve/future contracts

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
The Bears announced Monday that they have signed six players to reserve/future contracts.

More records fall for NFL TV ratings

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
All season long, the NFL has been breaking records for TV ratings. Championship Sunday was no different.

Cutler could carry this to his retirement

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
Fair or not, Cutler won't ever live this game down in Chicago, short of winning a Super Bowl one day.

Long offseason ahead for Bears QB Cutler

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 9:26 p.m. ET
Chicago's 21-14 loss to the rival Packers in the NFC championship game was a devastating blow for the franchise and its fans, and it put the losing quarterback, Jay Cutler, squarely in a spotlight that he doesn't relish.

Packers edge Bears, advance to Super Bowl

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 6:57 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers ran for a touchdown and made a saving tackle, B.J. Raji returned an interception for a score and Sam Shields had two interceptions to lead Green Bay to a 21-14 win over Chicago for the NFC title ...

Packers-Bears fourth-quarter reflections

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush offers his quick thoughts on the fourth-quarter action in the Packers-Bears NFC Championship game.

Bears QB Cutler sidelined by knee injury

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
Bears QB Jay Cutler is questionable to return against the Packers after suffering a knee injury.

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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