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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

Cowboys might look into new kicker

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
Cowboys owner/GM Jerry Jones was confident that PK David Buehler could handle more than kickoff duties, but he has struggled with consistency and helped cost his team the game on Saturday.

Week 17 game times changed

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 10:19 p.m. ET
The NFL has announced time changes for several key Week 17 matchups.

Late field goal lifts Cards over Cowboys

Posted Dec. 25, 2010 @ 11:08 p.m. ET
Jay Feely's 48-yard field goal barely cleared the crossbar with 5 seconds to go to thwart a big Dallas rally and give the Cardinals a 27-26 victory over the Cowboys on Saturday night.

Cowboys put Romo on I.R.

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
Tony Romo was place on injured reserve Tuesday, officially ending his season due to a broken collarbone.

Witten thriving with Kitna at QB

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
The Cowboys had hoped that QB Tony Romo would be able to return from a shoulder injury for the final two games of the season, but the latest reports say that's unlikely. One guy who won't mind that ...

Romo likely done for the year

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
The Cowboys had hoped that QB Tony Romo would be able to return from a fractured collarbone at the end of the year, but according to the Dallas Morning News, that appears unlikely.

Buehler's late FG lifts Cowboys past Redskins

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
After letting a 20-point lead dissolve into a tie game, David Buehler bailed out the Cowboys by making a 39-yard field goal with 50 seconds left and the defense managed to make it hold up for a 33-30 victory Sunday ...

Colts' playoff streak in prestigious company

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
With the Colts having made the playoffs eight straight seasons, NFList examines the longest such playoff streaks, including one by Dallas under Tom Landry.

Cowboys' defensive direction must change

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 1:45 a.m. ET
Lost amid the mostly positive vibes of Jason Garrett's tenure as head coach is the fact that a defense that once was thought to be on the verge of awesomeness has been rather poor.

Cowboys unlikely to bring back Barber

Posted Dec. 18, 2010 @ 6:14 p.m. ET
With RB Marion Barber showing signs of slowing down, we hear Dallas is more likely to bring back No. 3 RB Tashard Choice and jettison the more expensive Barber, according to NFC East Whispers.

Spencer, Middleton fined for QB hits

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 10:31 a.m. ET
Cowboys LB Anthony Spencer and Jaguars DB Will Middleton were fined this week for hits to quarterbacks during last Sunday's games.

Eagles-Cowboys notch best 'SNF' overnight rating

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
Sunday night's Eagles-Cowboys game scored the best overnight rating in "Sunday Night Football" history.

Jackson, Eagles too much for Cowboys

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 11:53 p.m. ET
DeSean Jackson's go-ahead touchdown early in the fourth quarter was among many big plays for him and the Philadelphia Eagles, sending them to a 30-27 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night.

Samuel, Justice out for Eagles vs. Cowboys

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
The Eagles have ruled out CB Asante Samuel and ORT Winston Justice for their NFC East battle with the Cowboys on Sunday night.

Cowboys sign rookie DE Geathers

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 6:14 p.m. ET
The Cowboys announced Wednesday that they have released DE Jeremy Clark and claimed DE Clifton Geathers off waivers.

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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