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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

Seahawks agree with TE Miller

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
The Seahawks have agreed to a deal with PFW's best free agent still available, former Raiders TE Zach Miller.

Raiders re-structure Wimbley's deal

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 7:52 p.m. ET
According to a report, the Raiders have rescinded the franchise tag on OLB Kamerion Wimbley and instead signed him to a five-year contract worth $48 million.

Huff's return gives Raiders greater flexibility

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
By re-signing FS Michael Huff, the Raiders will be able to use a unique formation on defense this season.

Moss' career arc, legacy unique

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 2 p.m. ET
Randy Moss' career didn't lack for brilliant moments, but controversy followed him at times.

Report: Randy Moss will retire

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
WR Randy Moss will retire, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Monday.

Raiders WR Ford to miss time with broken hand

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 9:43 p.m. ET
Raiders WR Jacoby Ford could miss a few weeks of training camp due to a broken left hand, the team's head coach, Hue Jackson, told reporters on Sunday.

Report: Raiders re-sign S Huff

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
The Raiders have lost CB Nnamdi Asomugha and OG Robert Gallery this offseason, but were able to re-sign S Michael Huff.

Raiders sign backup QB Edwards

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
Trent Edwards, who played for both the Bills and Jaguars last season, has agreed to a one-year contract with the Raiders.

Raiders go with Barnes over Gaither

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
The Raiders have re-signed Khalif Barnes, giving the veteran offensive lineman a one-year contract.

Raiders reach deal with most of their draft class

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 9:48 a.m. ET
The Raiders have signed most of their 2011 draft choices and they should be on the field for the team's first practice of the year.

QB Gradkowski agrees to sign with Bengals

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Former Raiders QB Bruce Gradkowski has agreed to sign with the Bengals, his agent Rick Smith announced on Twitter.

Wimbley deal could cost Raiders

Posted July 23, 2011 @ 9:57 a.m. ET
Raiders OLB Kamerion Wimbley had a breakout season in 2010, but the team's decision to give him the franchise tag could be a huge hit to the rest of the roster.

McClain, Routt key to Raiders' pass defense

Posted July 08, 2011 @ 11:16 a.m. ET
MLB Rolando McClain and CB Stanford Routt have to improve their coverage skills for the Raiders to maintain their ranking as one of the NFL's top pass defenses.

QB Collins retires after 16 seasons

Posted July 07, 2011 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
Kerry Collins announced his retirement on Thursday. His career lasted 16 seasons with five different teams.

Raiders will make offensive free agents top priority

Posted June 30, 2011 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
The Raiders might lose a lot of talent in free agency, but they are hoping to hold on to their two top offensive players set to hit the market: TE Zach Miller and RB Michael Bush.

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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