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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 sign two to future contracts

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 6:32 p.m. ET
The Bears signed WR Onrea Jones and DT Tank Tyler to reserve/future contracts on Monday.

Bears get the matchup they wanted

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 12:29 a.m. ET
One week after losing to the Packers, the Bears have a reason to thank their rivals. Green Bay's road win over Philadelphia Sunday ensured that Chicago will host Seattle, the least-respected team in the playoffs, next Sunday.

DT may be priority for Bears in draft

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 11:16 p.m. ET
While the Bears did more than just get by with an unremarkable collection of players at defensive tackle in 2010, there could be some significant personnel changes made at the position in the offseason.

Three-and-out with Bears C Olin Kreutz

Posted Jan. 07, 2011 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
C Olin Kreutz spoke to the media earlier this week at Halas Hall and discussed what went wrong when the Bears gave up six sacks against the Packers in Week 17.

Bears GM Angelo says he won't be retiring after season

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 8:09 p.m. ET
Bears GM Jerry Angelo put to rest speculation that he might announce his retirement after the season during a press conference Thursday, saying he would keep working as long as he is "blessed with health."

Urlacher named NFC Defensive Player of the Month

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
Bears MLB Brian Urlacher has been named the NFC Defensive Player of the Month for December/January.

Five questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
This week, Hub Arkush says RB Matt Forté surprised him more than any other Bears player in the regular season and he also shares his vote for Chicago's defensive MVP.

They said it: Bears edition

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
Here's a sampling of what Bears players are saying as they prepare for their Jan. 16 playoff game at Soldier Field.

60-second rant: Bears have proven they can make good use of bye

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 4:05 a.m. ET
The Bears' offense can't afford to stray far from the blueprint that led to its success following a well-utilized bye in Week Eight.

Bears playoff primer

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 9:52 p.m. ET
PFW examines the Bears as they prepare for the playoffs, identifying the keys to the offense and the defense, a player to watch, and what they have to do to win the Super Bowl.

Bears MVP Meter: Week 17

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Putting pressure on quarterbacks is considered the key to the Bears' defense, and DE Julius Peppers' performance this season earned him the top spot on the MVP Meter.

Bears players of the week

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 3:01 a.m. ET
RB Matt Forté and CB Charles Tillman made big plays for Chicago in a 10-3 loss to Green Bay.

Late INT clinches Packers' trip to playoffs

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 7:32 p.m. ET
The Green Bay Packers are in the playoffs — but it certainly didn't come easy.

Bears-Packers prediction

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
QB Aaron Rodgers could have his second big day in a row, as the Green Bay offense is surging just as Chicago's defense has been gashed in two of the past three games.

Chiefs continue worst-to-first trend

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
Since 2002, the NFL has produced at least one team every season that has gone from fourth place one year to first the following year, with Kansas City being the latest example this season.

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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