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Mike Tomczak (born October 23, 1962 in Calumet City, Illinois) is a former American football player. Tomczak played quarterback for several NFL teams including the Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers, Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh Steelers, and Detroit Lions. October 23 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... 1962 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Calumet City is a city located in Cook County, Illinois. ... State nickname: Land of Lincoln, The Prairie State Other U.S. States Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Governor Rod Blagojevich Official languages English Area 149,998 km² (25th)  - Land 143,968 km²  - Water 6,030 km² (4. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... The quarterback is a position in the offensive backfield of American and Canadian football, directly behind players of the line. He is generally the leader of the offensive team when it is on the field, responsible for initiating play by receiving the snap of the ball from the center. ... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... Conference NFC Division North Year Founded 1919 Home Field Soldier Field City Chicago, Illinois Team Colors Navy Blue, Orange, and White Head Coach Lovie Smith All-Time Record (W-L-T) (At Start of 2005 Season) 660-489-42 (not counting 1919 season) The Chicago Bears are a National Football... Note: Basketball teams from Chicago and Anderson once used the name Packers as well. ... Conference AFC Division North Founded 1946 Home Field Cleveland Browns Stadium City Cleveland, Ohio Team Colors Brown, Orange, and White Head Coach Romeo Crennel All-Time Record (W-L-T) (At Start of 2005 Season) 467-356-13 The Cleveland Browns are a National Football League team based in Cleveland... Conference AFC Division North Year Founded 1933 Home Field Heinz Field City Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Team Colors Black and Gold Head Coach Bill Cowher All-Time Record (W-L-T) (At Start of 2005 Season) 508-498-21 The Pittsburgh Steelers are a National Football League team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... Conference NFC Division North Founded 1930 Home Field Ford Field City Detroit, Michigan Team Colors Honolulu Blue and Silver Head Coach Steve Mariucci All-Time Record (W-L-T) (At Start of 2005 Season) 480-530-32 The Detroit Lions are a National Football League team based in Detroit, Michigan. ...


Tomczak played football at Thornton Fractional North High School in Calumet City where he was coached by his father Ron Tomczak. After earning Illinois High School Player of the Year honors, he won an athletic scholarship to Ohio State University. While at OSU, he helped lead the Buckeyes to two Big Ten championship seasons. The Ohio State University (legal name), also known as Ohio State or OSU (not to be confused with Ohio University), is currently the largest state University in the United States. ... The Big Ten Conference is a college athletic conference located in the northern United States, stretching from Iowa in the west to Pennsylvania in the east. ...


Tomczak went undrafted out of college and signed as an original free agent with the Chicago Bears. He started no games his first year but did earn a Super Bowl ring by seeing playing time in Super Bowl XX. On January 26, 1985, he saw fourth quarter action as the Bears defeated the New England Patriots. The Super Bowl is the championship game of the National Football League, the pinnacle of American football. ... Super Bowl XX took place on January 26, 1986 at the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. ... January 26 is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Conference AFC Division East Year Founded 1960 Home Field Gillette Stadium City Foxborough, Massachusetts Team Colors Blue, Red, Silver, and White Head Coach Bill Belichick All-Time Record (W-L-T) (At Start of 2005 Season) 344-349-9 The New England Patriots are a National Football League team based...


He played for the Bears until 1990 starting 31 games and throwing for 31 touchdowns and 47 interceptions. After spending a year at Green Bay and another at Cleveland, he signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers and spent seven seasons with the team. A touchdown is the primary method of scoring in American and Canadian football, in which the ball carrier causes the football to break the plane of the end zone, thus earning 6 points for his team (in both codes). ... In Canadian or American football, an interception occurs when a quarterbacks pass is caught by a player on the opposing team. ...


After his contract with Pittsburgh was not renewed, he signed with the Detroit Lions in 2000 but suffered a broken right tibia in an exhibition game against the Oakland Raiders. After being forced to sit out the entire season, he retired from football. This article is about the year 2000. ... In human anatomy, the tibia (Shin Bone) is the larger of the two bones in the leg below the knee. ...


For his career, Tomczak has 73 starts, completed 55.3% of his passes for 88 touchdowns and 106 interceptions.


Tomczak worked as a sports announcer in Pittsburgh before becoming a sports management agent. He is currently a director at SMG Sports Management and continued to work as a sports commentator.


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Mike Tomczak - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (313 words)
Mike Tomczak (born October 23, 1962 in Calumet City, Illinois) is a former American football player.
Tomczak played quarterback for several NFL teams including the Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers, Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh Steelers, and Detroit Lions.
Tomczak played football at Thornton Fractional North High School in Calumet City where he was coached by his father Ron Tomczak.
Steelers Extra: It's show 'em time for Tomczak (855 words)
The latter, of course, was registered by Tomczak, the 15-year NFL veteran, who makes his return to the scene of perhaps his finest professional performance at 12:40 p.m.
Edwards said another big difference between Tomczak and the 27-year-old, strong-armed Stewart is that the ball is a lot easier to catch.
Tomczak has received another chance three years later, though there are no playoffs in sight.
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