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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

Report: Cowboys not interested in trading WR Bryant

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
Cowboys vice president Stephen Jones said reports that the team is considering trading WR Dez Bryant for a first-round pick are "totally wrong."

Cowboys set to hire Rob Ryan as defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
Rob Ryan will be the next defensive coordinator of the Cowboys, according to multiple sources.

Reports: John Garrett staying in Dallas

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
John Garrett will remain with his brother in Dallas after interviewing in Miami for the Dolphins' vacant offensive coordinator position earlier this week.

Smith discusses Cowboys, playoffs, Hall of Fame

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly caught up with Emmitt Smith to hear his thoughts on the Cowboys, the playoffs, Hall of Fame running backs and a tasty promotion he's a part of.

Report: Cowboys interested in Ryan as D-coordinator

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 3:40 a.m. ET
Browns defensive coordinator Rob Ryan met with Cowboys officials Friday, and reports indicate that Ryan could soon be directing the Dallas defense under new head coach Jason Garrett.

Cowboys must get something from Jenkins

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Whomever is named the Cowboys' defensive coordinator, he'll have to figure out what went wrong with CB Mike Jenkins, who took a big step backward in 2010.

Cardinals interview Manusky for DC job

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
49ers defensive coordinator Greg Manusky is interviewing for the Cardinals' vacant defensive coordinator position.

Garrett has control that Phillips never did

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 7:22 p.m. ET
One of the more interesting elements of the introductory press conference of Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett was the power that owner Jerry Jones apparently will grant him.

Garrett expected to be named Cowboys head coach

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
The Cowboys are expected to name Jason Garrett as their full-time head coach at a news conference Thursday afternoon.

Bowles is third known head-coaching interview in Dallas

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 10:44 a.m. ET
Dolphins assistant head coach Todd Bowles reportedly interviewed for the Cowboys' head-coaching job on Wednesday. It's the second time he has interviewed for the job with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, as he had interviewed with Jones to be Bill ...

Cowboys sign seven to reserve-future list

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 5:13 p.m. ET
The Cowboys have signed seven players to their reserve-future list.

Cowboys grab late win over Eagles

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
Stephen McGee threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to Jason Witten with 55 seconds left to lead the Dallas Cowboys to a 14-13 victory over the NFC East champion Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.

Report: Garrett will be Cowboys next head coach

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
Jason Garrett is expected to lose the interim tag and be named the Cowboys' next head coach, according to a report in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Kitna may miss Week 17 for Dallas

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
Cowboys QB Jon Kitna missed practice on Friday and is questionable for the season finale vs. the Eagles.

Williams not the only future ex-Cowboy

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 9:02 p.m. ET
Much has been made about how Sunday's game against the Eagles might be the final one in WR Roy Williams' disappointing time in Dallas, but he would not be the only one.

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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