INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WLFI) - The Indianapolis Colts released safety Tom Zbikowski on Friday afternoon.
In 2012, Zbikowski's only year with the Colts, he started 11 games and totaled 47 tackles (28 solo), four passes defensed, one interception and 1.0 sack. In addition, he returned six kickoffs for a total of 123 yards. In Week 12 against Buffalo, he recorded his first interception since the 2009 season, to go along with six tackles, including three solo.
For his career, Zbikowski has played in 64 games (25 starts), compiling 96 tackles (69 solo), eight passes defensed, three interceptions, 2.0 sacks and 59 special teams tackles. In eight postseason games, he has tallied four tackles, including three solo stops.
Earlier this week the Colts signed free agent safety LaRon Landry to a four year contract worth $24 million. As the free agent market opened this week the Colts made it a priority to attack the defensive side of the ball to improve the roster.
Thursday, general manager Ryan Grigson signed Ricky Jean Francois to a four-year, $22 million contract. Those acquisitions followed the arrivals of cornerback Greg Toler and linebackers Erik Walden and Lawrence Sidbury on Tuesday afternoon.
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