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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 sign P Moorman

Posted Sept. 27, 2012 @ 1:41 p.m. ET
The Cowboys signed former Bills P Brian Moorman, the team announced Thursday.

Cowboys sign S Frampton

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 6:17 p.m. ET
The Cowboys signed S Eric Frampton on Tuesday. Frampton was one of five safeties who tried out for the Cowboys.

NFC East Spin cycle: Week Three

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
The Giants and Eagles are heading in opposite directions; the Cowboys clawed back; and the Redskins lost again.

Cowboys S Church tears Achilles

Posted Sept. 23, 2012 @ 6:22 p.m. ET
Cowboys S Barry Church suffered an Achilles tendon injury and is expected to undergo surgery on Tuesday.

Cowboys top Bucs 16-10 in home opener

Posted Sept. 23, 2012 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
DeMarco Murray had an 11-yard touchdown run, Dan Bailey kicked three field goals and the Cowboys beat Tampa Bay 16-10 Sunday.

Cowboys' DL depth will be tested again

Posted Sept. 22, 2012 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
Injuries have hurt the Cowboys up front defensively, but their depth appears pretty strong.

Key matchup: Buccaneers OTs vs. Cowboys pass rush

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
In Thursday’s Key Matchup, we analyze the battle on the edges in pass-rush situations when the Bucs visit the Cowboys in Week Three.

Report: NFL fines Seahawks WR Tate

Posted Sept. 19, 2012 @ 8:32 p.m. ET
Seahawks WR Golden Tate was fined $21,000 for his Week Two blindside block of Cowboys ILB Sean Lee, according to an ESPN Dallas report.

Guilty plea close for ex-NFL WR Hurd

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 7:30 p.m. ET
Former NFL WR Sam Hurd is moving closer to a deal to plead guilty in the federal drug-distribution case against him, his attorney said.

NFC East Spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
The Cowboys and Redskins take two big steps back, the Giants avoid 0-2 and the Eagles keep winning. But how exactly?

Cowboys' offense stalls in loss to Seahawks

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 9:02 p.m. ET
Marshawn Lynch and the Seahawks took control of the clock and the scoreboard in the second half, shutting down Tony Romo and the Cowboys.

Cowboys' Tyron Smith fined $15K for horse-collar

Posted Sept. 12, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
Cowboys OLT Tyron Smith has been fined $15,000 by the NFL for his horse-collar tackle in the season-opening win over the Giants.

Cowboys release TE Cochart

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 7:20 p.m. ET
The Cowboys released TE Colin Cochart, who had originally been claimed off waivers from Cincinnati.

NFC East Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
The Giants are 0-1, the Eagles barely survived Cleveland and the Redskins and Cowboys appear to be top dogs in the division.

Cowboys still have OL issues to ponder

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 2:08 p.m. ET
The Cowboys turned in a gutsy Week One victory at the Giants, but not one without some OL concerns.

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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