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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

Report: QB Leinart to sign with Raiders

Posted May 01, 2012 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
Former first-round pick QB Matt Leinart will sign with the Raiders, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported.

Report: Raiders fire scouting director

Posted April 30, 2012 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
The Raiders have fired Jon Kingdon, their director of college scouting, according to the NFL Network.

McFadden set to be a one-man rushing attack for Raiders

Posted April 29, 2012 @ 1:06 p.m. ET
Unable to acquire quality depth at the position, the Raiders will go into 2012 with Darren McFadden as their only standout running back. 

Once again, Raiders address offensive line

Posted April 28, 2012 @ 12:05 a.m. ET
The Raiders went with OG Tony Bergstrom with their first pick of the 2012 draft, adding to a unit that already had a lot of young talent.

Raiders will count on Pryor as Palmer's backup

Posted April 22, 2012 @ 3:23 a.m. ET
Although he has never thrown a pass in an NFL game, the Raiders are set on having Terrelle Pryor be their backup quarterback next season.

Raiders sign WR Calhoun

Posted April 20, 2012 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
The Raiders have agreed to terms with WR Duke Calhoun on a one-year contract.

Raiders-Dolphins game time changed

Posted April 19, 2012 @ 11:11 p.m. ET
The starting time for the Raiders-Dolphins Week Two game at Sun Life Stadium has been moved to 1 p.m. Eastern, the teams announced Thursday. 

Raiders re-sign S Giordano

Posted April 16, 2012 @ 10:12 p.m. ET
The Raiders have re-signed S Matt Giordano, the club announced Monday night.

Raiders sign TE Hardy

Posted April 12, 2012 @ 6:42 p.m. ET
The Raiders signed free-agent TE Andre Hardy, who spent the last two years playing college basketball for Cal State Fullerton.

Raiders sign DE Tollefson

Posted April 06, 2012 @ 9:30 p.m. ET
The Raiders have signed ex-Giants free-agent DE Dave Tollefson, the club confirmed Saturday.

Oakland Raiders

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
Here are the Oakland Raiders top three needs going into the draft, subject to any free-agent signings it may make before then.

Same uniforms, but different look for Raiders

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
The Raiders will still wear Silver and Black, but new GM Reggie McKenzie is working on changing the overall appearance of the team.

AFC West draft needs

Posted April 03, 2012 @ 5:44 p.m. ET
With three of the division's teams having needs at defensive tackle, they're likely to be paying close attention to Memphis DT-NT Dontari Poe.

Raiders agree to terms with ex-Colts LB Wheeler

Posted March 31, 2012 @ 2:45 a.m. ET
The Raiders reached agreement Friday on a one-year contract with former Colts free-agent LB Philip Wheeler.

Panthers deal RB Goodson to Oakland

Posted March 30, 2012 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
The Panthers traded RB Mike Goodson to the Raiders for OT Bruce Campbell, the team announced Friday.

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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