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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

Readers think Jaguars most likely to move to L.A.

Posted June 20, 2011 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
Readers believe that the Jaguars will be leaving Jacksonville and heading to the West Coast after responding to the poll question, "Which NFL franchise is most likely to move to Los Angeles."

AFC West best bets to break through in 2011

Posted June 20, 2011 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
PFW identifies four players from the AFC West who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Knowshon Moreno, Brandon Carr, Ryan Mathews and Lamarr Houston.

Raiders have choice to make on Pryor

Posted June 17, 2011 @ 1:34 p.m. ET
QB Terrelle Pryor is what the Raiders are looking for, but it's not clear if the team is willing to do what it takes to acquire him.

AEG CEO talks to five teams about move to L.A.

Posted June 11, 2011 @ 1 p.m. ET
Tim Leiweke, CEO of the group trying to build a stadium in downtown Los Angeles, has spoken with representatives of the Vikings, Chargers, Raiders, Rams and Jaguars about the proposed venue.

Coach Woodson will aid Raiders' secondary

Posted June 03, 2011 @ 12:33 p.m. ET
The Raiders are expected to lose their best cornerback and safety, but could be in good shape thanks to new coach Rod Woodson.

Lockout limbo: Raiders report

Posted May 31, 2011 @ 10:30 a.m. ET
The Raiders have almost a completely new coaching staff and are set to lose their best player, two of the major reasons the lockout is greatly impacting the team.

Wisniewski ready to start and reconnect with uncle

Posted May 21, 2011 @ 10:09 a.m. ET
Rookie C Stefen Wisniewski is ready for the lockout to end so he can start working with his Raiders teammates and begin chatting again with his uncle, Steve, the team's assistant offensive line coach.

Raiders ask employees to sell season tickets

Posted May 19, 2011 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
The Raiders have come up with an interesting strategy to avoid cutting the wages of their employees.

Panthers' Smith addresses trade talk, future in Carolina

Posted May 10, 2011 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith reached out to PFW on Tuesday to discuss his future and clear up some of the misreporting he has read regarding his status in Carolina amid trade talk.

Watch for 'DVD' to play right away for Raiders

Posted April 30, 2011 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
Rookie CB DeMarcus Van Dyke fits the Raiders' criteria with his speed, but also fills a major need for the team.

Wisniewski a classic Raider for several reasons

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
Stefen Wisniewski is used to following in his family's footsteps, and he's doing it again after being taken by the Raiders.

Report: Raiders want a first-round pick

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
The Raiders, who have no picks in the first round, are looking to acquire one, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Thursday.

Report: Raiders to play in Overstock.com Coliseum

Posted April 27, 2011 @ 9:47 a.m. ET
According to the Oakland Tribune, the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum will be renamed Overstock.com Coliseum.

Draft Dose: Who needs a cornerback?

Posted April 25, 2011 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
In the 31st installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW looks at five teams in need of a cornerback, with LSU's Patrick Peterson the top-ranked corner available.

Raiders will need to alter draft approach

Posted April 15, 2011 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
In past years, the Raiders have traded draft picks for players. That won't be an option this year, so the team's draft strategy will need to change.

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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