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Ernie Sims

Ernie Sims - #59 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 230 lbs.
Birthday 12/23/1984
Birthplace Tallahassee, FL
College Florida State
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 1st round, 9th pick by Lions

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
41 0 0

Carr's INT helps give Cowboys win over Steelers

Posted Dec. 16, 2012 @ 8:48 p.m. ET
Brandon Carr intercepted a pass from Ben Roethlisberger to set up Dan Bailey's 21-yard field goal in overtime, and the Cowboys beat the Steelers 27-24.

Cowboys NT Ratliff (groin) done for the season

Posted Dec. 13, 2012 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
Cowboys NT Jay Ratliff underwent surgery for a groin injury on Thursday, the team confirmed. He will miss the rest of the season.

Cowboys place DT Brent on reserve/NFI list

Posted Dec. 12, 2012 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
The Cowboys placed DT Josh Brent on the reserve/non-football illness list Wednesday. Brent was arrested early Saturday for intoxicated manslaughter.

Cowboys claim CB Coe

Posted Dec. 11, 2012 @ 6:37 p.m. ET
The Cowboys claimed CB Michael Coe off waivers from the Dolphins and released CB Vince Agnew.

Funeral for Cowboys LB Jerry Brown is Friday in St. Louis

Posted Dec. 11, 2012 @ 1 p.m. ET
Funeral services for Cowboys practice-squad LB Jerry Brown are scheduled for Friday in St. Louis.

Cowboys WR Bryant might need surgery

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 5:45 p.m. ET
Cowboys WR Dez Bryant could need season-ending surgery on his finger. He went to see a hand specialist Monday afternoon.

NFC East Spin cycle: Clean sweep as race thickens

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
The NFC East remains a three-way race with all four teams winning Sunday. David Wilson had a record day in the Giants' win.

Cowboys player's attorney: $500K bond excessive

Posted Dec. 09, 2012 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
Cowboys DL Josh Brent remained in custody Sunday on $500,000 bond, one day after being charged with intoxication manslaughter.

Cowboys beat Bengals after Saturday's tragedy

Posted Dec. 09, 2012 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
The grieving Cowboys rallied for a significant win on Sunday, beating the Bengals 20-19 on Dan Bailey's 40-yard field goal as time ran out.

Cowboys Brown dies in car crash; teammate Brent charged with manslaughter

Posted Dec. 08, 2012 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
Irving, Texas, police have confirmed that Cowboys LB Jerry Brown has died in an early-morning car crash, and Cowboys NT Josh Brent has been charged with manslaughter.

FBI agents raid sites belonging to ex-Jet, brother

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 11 a.m. ET
Federal, state and local agents searched Fort Wayne property belonging to former Jets OT Jason Fabini and a home owned by his brother.

Cowboys OLB Spencer hopes to avoid tag again

Posted Dec. 06, 2012 @ 9:24 p.m. ET
Cowboys OLB Anthony Spencer is having a great season, but will the team be able to re-sign him in the offseason?

Cowboys place C Costa on I.R.

Posted Dec. 05, 2012 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Cowboys placed C Phil Costa on injured reserve with an ankle injury. He started three games for the Cowboys in 2012.

NFC East Spin cycle: Eagles' defense needs major overhaul

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
The NFC East race is officially on after the Cowboys beat the Eagles Sunday night and the Redskins took down the Giants on Monday.

Keeping Murray healthy is paramount

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
What a difference having Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray on the field makes, as he showed in the win over the Eagles.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 16, 2012
Sims sustained a concussion in Sunday's game against Pittsburgh.||||||| The Cowboys said he took a blow to the head on another play in the first quarter, and said after halftime he wouldn't return.
Posted Aug. 08, 2011
Colts coach Jim Caldwell says Sims is expected to miss a couple of weeks after having an appendectomy.||||||| Sims had the appendectomy Sunday night. Sims is hoping to revive his career with the Colts by competing for the vacant starting job at weak side linebacker. That position opened up when last year's starter, Clint Session, signed with Jacksonville. Caldwell did not specify when Sims could return.
Posted Aug. 02, 2011
Indianapolis has signed Sims to a one-year deal.||||||| For the Colts, this represents a signing frenzy. On Monday night, they picked up defensive lineman Jamaal Anderson, Atlanta's first-round pick in 2007. Sims was Detroit's first-round pick in 2006. Indy has only one other unrestricted free agent on the roster, kicker Adam Vinatieri. The 6-foot, 230-pound Sims seems to fit a Colts system that prefers speed to size. He has 475 career tackles and 4.5 sacks in five seasons, the first four in Detroit.
Posted Nov. 04, 2010
Sims on Thursday called his $50,000 fine by the NFL "outrageous," and said he planned to appeal.||||||| Sims, a five-year veteran, was docked Wednesday for a hit on Tennessee wide receiver Lavelle Hawkins in the second quarter of the Eagles' 37-19 loss to the Titans on Oct. 24. According to a league statement, Sims was guilty of "unnecessarily striking a defenseless receiver in the neck and head area with his forearms."
Posted Nov. 03, 2010
Sims has been fined $50,000 for striking a defenseless receiver in the Eagles game with the Titans on Oct. 24.||||||| It's the first large fine handed out by the NFL since it sent a video to the 32 teams emphasizing what hits would bring big fines and possible suspensions. Sims is a repeat offender, having been fined twice for unnecessary roughness, on Dec. 28, 2008 and on Sept. 13, 2009, both while with the Detroit Lions.

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