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Zack Bowman

Zack Bowman - #38 - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 196 lbs.
Birthday 11/18/1984
Birthplace Anchorage, AK
College Nebraska
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 5th round, 7th pick by Bears

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Chiefs' strong secondary exacts revenge

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
After being blown out by the Broncos three weeks ago, an aggressive Chiefs defense held an explosive, big-play offense to a mere two field goals. It did so behind the strong play of one of the NFL's best young ...

Did Julius Peppers earn his paycheck in Week 13?

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
His final stats weren't all that impressive — four tackles, one sack — but Julius Peppers did his job well on Sunday.

Bears MVP Meter: Week 13

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 2:57 p.m. ET
Jay Cutler has been more efficient of late, firming up his standing on the Bears' MVP Meter.

Lovie Smith hot-seat meter: Still freezing

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
It took a stern tongue-lashing from Lovie Smith at halftime, but the Bears' defense rebounded after a bad start and held the Lions to just three second-half points in Chicago's 24-20 comeback win on Sunday.

Bears players of the week

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
WR Earl Bennett had a career day, making seven catches for 104 yards, and MLB Brian Urlacher made 17 tackles in the Bears' win over the Lions.

Bears top Lions with fourth-quarter TD

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
Jay Cutler threw a go-ahead touchdown pass to Brandon Manumaleuna one play after an eyebrow-raising penalty midway through the fourth quarter, lifting the Chicago Bears to a 24-20 victory over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.

Bears-Lions prediction

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 11:45 a.m. ET
The banged-up Lions will struggle to score more than a touchdown against the Bears in Week 13.

Bears-Lions matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
One week after he averaged a season-high 8.4 yards per carry, feeding Matt Forté a steady diet of carries should be part of Mike Martz's game plan Sunday.

Bears' Urlacher not slowing down

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Even though he's in his 11th season, Bears MLB Brian Urlacher isn't showing any signs of losing a step, say a couple of his teammates in NFC North Whispers.

Flashback: Recent Week 13 Bears' performances

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 7:14 p.m. ET
Take a quick stroll down memory lane with PFW for a recap of the Bears' Week 13 contests each of the last five seasons.

Bears SLB Tinoisamoa will not play vs. Lions

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Bears SLB Pisa Tinoisamoa will not play Sunday vs. the Lions and Nick Roach will start in his place.

Bears-Lions matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
Offensive coordinator Mike Martz has utilized Greg Olsen more often in the past four games, and the tight end has three touchdown catches in that span.

Three-and-out with Bears play-by-play announcer Jeff Joniak

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
PFW caught up with Bears play-by-play announcer Jeff Joniak earlier this week to get his take on several topics, including who stands out as the MVP of Chicago's defense.

Bears fantasy focus

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 10:34 a.m. ET
RB Matt Forté should have another productive game against the Lions' 24th-ranked run defense in Week 13.

Five questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 7:01 p.m. ET
This week, Hub says Jay Cutler definitely makes his list of the top 10 quarterbacks under 30 years old and that he'd be surprised if Tommie Harris is still with the Bears next season.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 15, 2013
The Chicago Bears have agreed to a one-year contract with cornerback Zack Bowman. The Bears announced the agreement on Friday.||||||| Bowman has appeared in 57 games with 16 starts over five seasons with the Bears, recording seven interceptions and 13 pass break ups and five fumble recoveries - including two for touchdowns. He played in 11 games last season, recovering two fumbles and returning one for a touchdown.
Posted March 27, 2012
The Minnesota Vikings have signed Bowman to a one-year contract.||||||| Bowman led the Bears with six interceptions and 10 passes defensed in 2009. But he lost his starting job in 2010 and never regained it in the past two seasons. In Minnesota, he'll be relied upon to add depth to a Vikings secondary that struggled last season. The 27-year-old likely will also be used on special teams.
Posted Sept. 18, 2009
Bowman will make his first career start in place of Nate Vasher at right cornerback Sunday against the Steelers.||||||| Bears coach Lovie Smith has been impressed with Bowman, who had about a dozen snaps at cornerback in the season-opening loss at Green Bay after battling a hamstring pull in training camp.
Posted Oct. 22, 2008
Bowman scored a touchdown on a fumble and intercepted a pass in the Bears' 48-41 win over the Vikings last Sunday, but suffered a biceps injury and is expected to have surgery within the next few weeks. He was then placed on the IR||||||| Bowman had been elevated from the practice squad last week to help the Bears' injury-depleted secondary.
Posted July 01, 2008
The Bears agreed to a four-year deal with Bowman on Tuesday. Chicago has now signed or agreed to terms with a league-high 10 of its 12 picks||||||| Bowman, a fifth-rounder, had 56 tackles and three interceptions in 22 games with Nebraska after starting his collegiate career at New Mexico Military Institute.

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