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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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Recap of Friday's NFL fines

Posted Dec. 14, 2012 @ 7:18 p.m. ET
Giants CB Prince Amukamara was among the players fined on Friday for actions taken in Week 14 games.

Cowboys' Carter asked to step up inside

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
ILB Bruce Carter has come a long way in the past year and a half, and the Cowboys need him most right now.

Cowboys ILB Lee has season-ending toe injury

Posted Oct. 24, 2012 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
Cowboys ILB Sean Lee will undergo season-ending surgery on his right big toe. 

Colts LB Sims undergoes appendectomy

Posted Aug. 08, 2011 @ 3:35 p.m. ET
Colts head coach Jim Caldwell revealed Monday that recently signed OLB Ernie Sims had an appendectomy Sunday night and will be out for a couple weeks while he recovers.

Colts sign Castonzo, add free agents Sims, Anderson

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
The Colts signed OT Anthony Castonzo, their first-round draft choice, along with two veteran free agents, LB Ernie Sims and DE Jamaal Anderson.

Eagles will trade Kolb once demand picks up

Posted March 20, 2011 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
Although Philadelphia is in no hurry to trade QB Kevin Kolb, it's almost certain it eventually will, according to NFC Whispers. The Eagles will wait to get top dollar before they pull the trigger.

Eagles expecting more out of LB Sims

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 10:50 p.m. ET
So far this season, Eagles WLB Ernie Sims has become best known for two big hits he has dished out, one that earned him a $50,000 fine, and inconsistent playmaking.

Eagles LB Sims fined $50,000

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 9:28 a.m. ET
Eagles LB Ernie Sims was fined $50,000 for striking a defenseless receiver in the Eagles' loss to the Titans on Oct. 24.

Eagles' Sims has been 'animal' in camp

Posted Aug. 13, 2010 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
The Eagles are known as one of the hardest-hitting teams in training camp, but even they had to hold back LB Ernie Sims, who appears to be on a mission to prove his doubters wrong.

Eagles take risk on Sims' aggressiveness, health

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
If the Eagles can get recent trade acquisition Ernie Sims to play within the scheme and keep him healthy, he could he a valuable and versatile weapon.

Eagles land Sims in three-team deal; Lions get Scheffler

Posted April 19, 2010 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
The Eagles have acquired LB Ernie Sims from the Lions in a three-way trade on Monday. The Lions also landed TE Tony Scheffler from Denver, with the Broncos getting draft picks.

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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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