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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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Cowboys need safety net with Sensabaugh hurt

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
With the news that SS Gerald Sensabaugh injured his shoulder and would miss 3-4 weeks, it became possible he would not heal in time for the Cowboys' opener in Washington.

Average value of NFL teams decreases

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
In Forbes magazine's annual ranking of NFL team values released Wednesday, the average value for NFL teams fell two percent.

Witten accepts PFW Humanitarian Award

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
Cowboys TE Jason Witten was presented with Pro Football Weekly's 12th annual Arthur S. Arkush Humanitarian Award at the team's training facility in Oxnard, Calif., on Wednesday evening.

Cowboys lose another starter for the preseason

Posted Aug. 23, 2010 @ 11:09 a.m. ET
Gerald Sensabaugh becomes the fourth Cowboys starter who will miss the rest of the preseason after injuring his left shoulder. His availability for the season opener is in jeopardy.

Report: Cowboys SS Sensabaugh out 3-4 weeks

Posted Aug. 22, 2010 @ 10:30 p.m. ET
Cowboys SS Gerald Sensabaugh will miss 3-4 weeks after suffering a subluxation in his left shoulder during Saturday night's preseason game against the Chargers, according to ESPN Dallas.

Cowboys' Witten changes people's lives

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 10:15 a.m. ET
A combination of modesty and drive off the football field has helped Jason Witten earn Pro Football Weekly's 2010 Arthur S. Arkush Humanitarian Award.

Cowboys WR Bryant getting healthy

Posted Aug. 14, 2010 @ 10:22 p.m. ET
Cowboys rookie WR Dez Bryant is making a rapid recovery from a sprained right ankle and is optimistic that he'll be able to play in one or two preseason games.

Man coverage suits Cowboys' Jenkins well

Posted Aug. 14, 2010 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
CB Mike Jenkins took about as big a leap as you can make a season ago, and playing in the Cowboys' man-coverage scheme helped a lot, as well as better preparation and understanding of the schemes.

Cowboys TE Phillips out for season with torn ACL

Posted Aug. 09, 2010 @ 12:17 p.m. ET
The Cowboys suffered their first major injury of the preseason, losing TE John Phillips to a torn ACL that he suffered in Sunday night's Hall of Fame game.

Cowboys beat turnover-prone Bengals

Posted Aug. 08, 2010 @ 11:26 p.m. ET
The Dallas Cowboys forced four turnovers, got three field goals from David Buehler and an interception return for a touchdown by Brandon Sharpe for a 16-7 victory over Cincinnati in the Hall of Fame game Sunday night.

Cowboys TE Phillips, Bengals RB Leonard suffer injuries

Posted Aug. 08, 2010 @ 9:58 p.m. ET
There were a couple casualties from the first half of Sunday night's Pro Football Hall of Fame game in Canton, Ohio.

Smith made it to Canton his way

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
Hall of Fame RB Emmitt Smith’s rushing record might be the single greatest statistical achievement in football, but it's the way he achieved this near-unbreakable mark that was most impressive.

Spears sprains knee, out 4-6 weeks

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 12:47 a.m. ET
Cowboys DE Marcus Spears suffered a sprained medial collateral ligament in his left knee Thursday in the team's final practice in San Antonio. He's expected to be sidelined 4-6 weeks, throwing into doubt his availability for Week One ...

Cowboys rookie Bryant out 4-6 weeks

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 9:16 p.m. ET
Cowboys WR Dez Bryant will be out 4-6 weeks after suffering a high right ankle sprain near the end of practice Friday. That means the first-round pick could miss the rest of training camp and possibly be ready for the ...

Bryant injury a big blow to starting aspirations

Posted July 23, 2010 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
The high ankle sprain suffered by WR Dez Bryant in the first week of camp was a big blow for the first-round pick, who was off to a great start.

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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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