November 24, 2014

Zombo headed for Kansas City

After a promising rookie season in Green Bay, outside linebacker Frank Zombo has

Frank Zombo

Frank Zombo

been hit hard by injuries.  After four seasons in the NFL, the Green Bay Packers have given up on Zombo and he’ll get his next shot with the Kansas City Chiefs.

Zombo went undrafted out of Central Michigan, yet tallied 38 tackles and 4 sacks in 13 games with the Packers in his rookie season.  He missed six games that season with a knee injury, but returned for the Super Bowl to sack Ben Roethlisberger in the Packers win.

Injuries then hit Zombo hard and he played in just 12 games with 1-sack.  The list of injuries included a broken scapula, hyperextended knee, hamstring strain.  After missing off-season workouts, the preseason and 9-regular season games, it was too late for Zombo to make much of an impact with the defense.

Joining the Chiefs, he’s re-united with former packers executive John Dorsey, who is now the general manager in Kansas City.