The 49ers officially announced Tuesday that they have re-signed veteran free-agent OT Barry Sims to a one-year deal. The San Francisco Chronicle reported that Sims could receive up to $2.1 million if all the incentives in his contract are met.
The 6-5, 300-pound Sims Is entering his 12th NFL season after originally being signed as an undrafted free agent by the Raiders in 1999. He has spent the past two seasons as a member of the 49ers, seeing action in 30 games, with 15 starts. Sims started seven games at left tackle for San Francisco in 2009 in place of the injured Joe Staley and performed admirably, for the most part.
A year prior, Sims started eight games at right tackle in place of the injured Jonas Jennings.
Sims spent his first nine NFL seasons as a member of the Raiders. He has seen action in a total of 166 games, with 134 starts, during his 11-year career.
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