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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

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Jones maintains Phillips will not get fired

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 5:31 p.m. ET
After yet another embarrassing home loss, this time to the Jaguars, Cowboys head coach Wade Phillips got another vote of confidence from owner and general manager Jerry Jones.

Garrard leads Jaguars past crumbling Cowboys 35-17

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
David Garrard tied a club record with four touchdown passes and ran for another while narrowly missing a perfect quarterback rating, leading the Jaguars to a 35-17 victory over the Cowboys on Sunday.

Kitna's arm means Cowboys mustn't change dramatically

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 9:56 a.m. ET
There are actually silver linings to the Tony Romo collarbone injury that will keep him out at least six weeks at a time when there are very few Mr. Brightsides in the Greater Dallas area.

Cowboys may start third-stringer at left guard

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 1:33 p.m. ET
News just keeps getting worse for the 1-5 Cowboys. They could be starting third-string OG Phil Costa at left guard in Sunday's game against the Jaguars.

Cowboys' Romo won't have surgery, faces 6-8 week timetable

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
Cowboys QB Tony Romo won't need surgery on his broken collarbone and could return to the field in 6-8 weeks, Cowboys spokesman Rich Dalrymple said today.

Best-case scenario for Romo

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 1:41 p.m. ET
Cowboys QB Tony Romo will only miss six weeks following Monday night's clavicle and collarbone injury, according to NFL Network reporter Michael Lombardi.

Romo breaks collarbone; Giants beat Cowboys 41-35

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 2:40 a.m. ET
Giants QB Eli Manning threw four TD passes, pacing the division-leading Giants to a 41-35 win over the Cowboys, who fell to 1-5 and lost QB Tony Romo to a broken left clavicle.

Romo injury leaves Kitna in tough spot

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 11:10 p.m. ET
The broken left clavicle suffered by Tony Romo in Monday night's game puts a much less mobile Jon Kitna in the spotlight, where he'll be playing behind a lumbering offensive line.

Romo out with fractured clavicle

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 10:30 p.m. ET
Cowboys QB Tony Romo was knocked out of the Monday-night game against the Giants with a fractured left clavicle. Early reports suggested he might be sidelined for several months, leaving the starting job to Jon Kitna.

Inactives for Giants-Cowboys

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
The Giants and Cowboys have announced their inactive list for the final game of the Week Seven slate.

Romo or not, Cowboys destined to fail

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
We saw everything we needed to know about this Cowboys team in their loss to the Giants, and it had absolutely nothing to do with Tony Romo.

What has happened to Cowboys CB Jenkins?

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 1:47 p.m. ET
Cowboys CB Mike Jenkins has taken to grabbing opposing receivers' jerseys when he is beat in coverage, which is a bad habit for a player who had been developing into one of the league's fine young corners.

Cowboys OG Kosier to miss 2-3 weeks

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
Cowboys starting LG Kyle Kosier will miss games for the second time this season, this time because of a strained right Achilles tendon.

Vikings players of the week

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the players of the week from the Vikings' 24-21 win over the Cowboys on Sunday.

Vikings win battle of underachievers

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
Percy Harvin's 95-yard kickoff return for a touchdown gave Minnesota a spark to start the second half, and the Vikings overcame another uneven game by Brett Favre in a 24-21 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.

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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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