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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

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Romo sets franchise record in Cowboys' win over Eagles

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 12:01 a.m. ET
Tony Romo threw three touchdown passes to break Troy Aikman's career franchise record, and the Cowboys beat the Eagles 38-33 on Sunday night.

Eagles QB Vick not cleared to practice

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 11:35 a.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick did not pass his imPACT test on Wednesday and will not be cleared to practice on Thursday, the team’s website reported.

NFC East Spin cycle: Giants do selves big favor

Posted Nov. 27, 2012 @ 10 a.m. ET
The NFC East is a two-horse race, and the Giants did themselves a big favor by trouncing the Packers and keeping a two-game divisional lead.

Friday's 60-second rant: Jones' Cowboys becoming Davis' Raiders?

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
The Cowboys are showing disturbing parallels to Al Davis' dysfunctional Raiders squads, and things may worsen as Jerry Jones ages.

Cowboys' defensive injuries starting to pile up

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
Down a few starters and key performers, the Cowboys are suddenly paper thin on defense in several spots.

RG3 throws four TDs in Redskins win over the Cowboys

Posted Nov. 22, 2012 @ 10:47 p.m. ET
Robert Griffin threw for 311 yards and Washington built a huge halftime lead against Dallas before holding on for a 38-31 victory.

Eagles-Cowboys remains Sunday night game in Week 13

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
The NFL announced Monday that the Week 13 Sunday-night game between the Eagles and Cowboys on NBC will not be flexed out.

NFC East Spin cycle: Cowboys, Redskins win to set up Thanksgiving showdown

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
The Cowboys and Redskins both won in Week 11 to set up a Thanksgiving Day showdown between the longtime rivals.

Browns blow lead, fall to Cowboys in OT

Posted Nov. 18, 2012 @ 5:35 p.m. ET
Dan Bailey kicked a 38-yard field goal in overtime and Dallas overcame a critical fumble by Tony Romo in the Cowboys' 23-20 victory against Cleveland.

Week 11 handicapping column

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
In his Week 11 handicapping column, PFW's Mike Wilkening sides with a Cowboys club that finally might be hitting its stride.

Cowboys DE Coleman has torn triceps

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
Cowboys DE Kenyon Coleman suffered a torn triceps injury and is likely done for the season, the team's website confirmed.

NFC East Spin cycle: Cowboys closing the game with Giants

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
Should the Giants be concerned? They're now only 1.5 games up in the East over the Cowboys, who won in Philly.

Cowboys rally past Eagles in 38-23 win

Posted Nov. 11, 2012 @ 8:23 p.m. ET
Tony Romo threw a pair of touchdowns to lead the Cowboys to a 38-23 win over the Eagles on Sunday.

Cowboys release LB Guyton, promote CB Agnew

Posted Nov. 10, 2012 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
The Cowboys have released former Patriots LB Gary Guyton and called up CB Vincent Agnew from the practice squad.

Cowboys' Garrett might be in firm standing

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 12:25 p.m. ET
For now, the Cowboys say Jason Garrett is their guy, despite the tempting allure of big-name coaches who could be available this offseason.

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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