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Pat Sims

Pat Sims - DT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 335 lbs.
Birthday 11/29/1985
Birthplace Fort Lauderdale, FL
College Auburn
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 3rd round, 14th pick by Bengals

Raiders acquire QB Flynn from Seahawks

Posted April 01, 2013 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
The Raiders acquired Seattle backup Matt Flynn on Monday for draft picks, signaling an end to Carson Palmer's brief tenure as starter in Oakland.

Oakland Raiders: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 6:31 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the Oakland Raiders, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Raiders giving Pryor big opportunity in 2013

Posted Jan. 24, 2013 @ 12:18 p.m. ET
Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie said that Terrelle Pryor will compete to start, setting up position battle featuring a contrast in style and experience.

Raiders hire Sparano

Posted Jan. 23, 2013 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
The Raiders hired Tony Sparano as the team’s assistant head coach/offensive line.

Callahan denies allegations of Super Bowl sabotage

Posted Jan. 23, 2013 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
Bill Callahan has denied allegations made by former players that he "sabotaged" his Raiders team in their Super Bowl loss to Tampa Bay 10 years ago.

Reports: Raiders hire Olson to run offense

Posted Jan. 19, 2013 @ 1 p.m. ET
Former Jaguars QB coach Greg Olson to become Raiders new offensive coordinator,  according to multiple reports.

Broncos hire Knapp as QBs coach

Posted Jan. 18, 2013 @ 8:46 p.m. ET
The Broncos hired former Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Knapp as their quarterbacks coach, the team announced Friday.

On the clock: McKenzie, Raiders have more to work with this year

Posted Jan. 18, 2013 @ 9:37 a.m. ET
After having only a handful of picks in his first draft with the Raiders, GM Reggie McKenzie will have more options at his disposal this time around.

McFadden to remain part of Raiders' future

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 10:42 p.m. ET
GM Reggie McKenzie remains committed to Darren McFadden and hopes a new offensive system helps the running back get his career back on track.

LB Rolando McClain bonds out of Ala. jail

Posted Jan. 08, 2013 @ 11:12 p.m. ET
Authorities say Raiders LB Rolando McClain has bonded out of jail on charges of violating rules on car window tint and trying to lie to police about his identity.

Lions', Raiders' coaching staffs will lead Senior Bowl teams

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
The coaching staffs of the Detroit Lions and Oakland Raiders will serves as the coaches for the 2013 Senior Bowl, it was announced Thursday.

Raiders fire OC Knapp, three assistants

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
The Raiders fired offensive coordinator Greg Knapp, special-teams coordinator Steve Hoffman, OL coach Frank Pollack and LB coach Johnny Holland.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos get top seed, Chiefs get top pick

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
The 2012 season in the AFC West ended the way it began — the Broncos and Chargers won, and the Chiefs and Raiders lost.

Chargers finish season with 24-21 defeat of Raiders

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 8:09 p.m. ET
San Diego beat the Raiders 24-21 on a wet, gloomy Sunday in what's expected to be Norv Turner's final game as Chargers coach.

Raiders could shop McFadden

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
It will not be a surprise to hear trade rumors involving Raiders RB Darren McFadden this offseason.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 13, 2013
The Oakland Raiders have agreed to terms with Sims.||||||| Sims played just eight games last season for Cincinnati after beginning the year on the physically unable to perform list with a hamstring injury. He had 12 solo tackles and one interception as a reserve. He has five sacks in 60 career games.
Posted Sept. 01, 2012
The Bengals added Sims to the 53-man roster on Friday, adding depth to a defensive line that has struggled to get pressure on the quarterback lately.||||||| Sims missed training camp and the first eight games because of a hamstring injury. He'd been on the physically unable to perform list. Sims has started 23 games in his five-year career with the Bengals.
Posted March 24, 2012
The Cincinnati Bengals agreed to a deal with Sims on Saturday.||||||| Sims, who was an unrestricted free agent, has spent his first four seasons with Cincinnati and started 23 games. He played in 11 games last season before an ankle injury ended his campaign and totaled 28 tackles with one sack.
Posted Dec. 07, 2011
The Bengals have placed Sims on season-ending injured reserve Wednesday after learning his left ankle was more severely hurt than initially thought.||||||| The defensive tackle sat out a 35-7 loss in Pittsburgh with the injury, but hoped to be recovered before the end of the season. Coach Marvin Lewis says additional tests indicated the injury was too severe. Sims wore a protective boot on the left foot Wednesday and declines to talk about the injury, other than to say he is disappointed he won't get a chance to play again.
Posted Jan. 04, 2010
The Bengals put Sims on injured reserve with a broken forearm, suffered during a 37-0 loss to the New York Jets on Sunday night.||||||| Cincinnati replaced him on the roster by signing cornerback Keiwan Ratliff on Monday. Ratliff was a second-round pick in 2004 who played parts of four seasons in Cincinnati.

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