Tom Zbikowski is trying to become a firefighter in Chicago, but his first impression was not a good one. Zbikowski, a Chicago Bears safety from Park Ridge, Ill., applied to the Chicago Fire Department in 2006 while he was still at Notre Dame, the South Bend Tribune reports. He was on a very long waiting list of applicants but finally got a call from the department recently. Zbikowski...
The Chicago Bears have agreed to a one-year contract with safety Tom Zbikowski, who was released by Indianapolis last week.
Zbikowski inked a three-year contract with the Colts last March and started the first 11 games last season before suffering a knee sprain. He was deemed expendable after Indianapolis signed LaRon Landry.
The 27-year-old Zbikowski spent his first four NFL...
The Chicago Bears announced today that safety Tom Zbikowski has been signed to a one-year deal worth the veteran minimum of $715,000.
Zbikowski is entering his sixth season in the NFL. He was drafted in the third round in 2008 out of Notre Dame by the Baltimore Ravens.
A Chicago native, Zbikowski attended Buffalo Grove High School where he starred as a quarterback and safety.
According to Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times, the Bears are expected to sign free agent safety Tom Zbikowski, who’s originally from the Chicago area.
BREAKING: #Bears are expected to sign former Buffalo Grove and Notre Dame safety Tom Zbikowski, according to sources.
— Sean Jensen (@seankjensen) March 23, 2013
Zbikowski recorded 38 tackles and 1 interception last season...
The Indianapolis Colts have released safety Tom Zbikowski after one season with the team.
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.
When the Colts...
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March 15, 2013
The Colts have released safety Tom Zbikowski after spending one year with the team.Tom Zbikowski was the starter for the majority of the season last year, and with the exception of a couple of games, his play was disapointing. He had 38 tackles and 1 interception in 11 games with the Colts. He struggled with injuries throughout the season, and Joe Lefeged got to see the field a lot...
The Colts were able to overcome a handful of key injuries and some inconsistent play to defeat the Cleveland Browns 17-13 and move their record to 3-3. The game was a tale of two halves, and it played out in an odd, somewhat surprising manner.
The first half went somewhat to script, with both offenses dominating their defensive counterparts. At the time the Colts took a 14-6 lead...
Conrad Brunner of 1070 the Fan shares some of his thoughts and some interesting quotes from Colts defensive players on the replacement referees and the return of the regular officials, including some insightful stuff from Tom Zbikowski:
“They did the best they could,” said Zbikowski. “There’s nothing they can be faulted for. It’s a tough situation. Feel for them a little...
Paul Kuharsky fills in some background info on new Colts safety Tom Zbikowski:
“Tom is a very dedicated and fiery player,” Pagano said in a team news release. “His competitiveness drives him to perform at a high level and his aggressive style of play parallels the attitude we’re looking for from the defensive unit. We’re very excited Tom will be joining the Colts this season.”
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The Colts' defense is starting to fill up with ex-Baltimore Ravens.
On Saturday, the team signed free agent Tom 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...
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March 17, 2012