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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 WR Heyward-Bey still struggling to produce

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
Darrius Heyward-Bey hasn't made a catch in any of the past three games in which he has played, and a Raiders quarterback hasn't targeted him with a pass in either of his last two games.

Jaguars granted blackout extension

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
The Jaguars have been granted a 24-hour extension to the NFL blackout deadline. The team has until 1 p.m. ET Friday to sell enough tickets for their game against the Raiders to be televised locally.

Chargers' mistakes return in loss to Raiders

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 8:05 p.m. ET
Jason Campbell ran for one touchdown and threw for another, Darren McFadden ran for 97 yards and a TD, and the Raiders took advantage of more mistakes by the Chargers to stun San Diego 28-13 on Sunday.

Raiders not ready to give rookie Ford larger role

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 10:42 p.m. ET
Despite the big plays Jacoby Ford has made as a receiver and kickoff returner, Oakland head coach Tom Cable is reluctant to expand the rookie's role now, according to AFC West Whispers.

Raiders’ Campbell gets another chance to prove his worth

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 3:53 p.m. ET
With Bruce Gradkowski out of the picture, Jason Campbell has a chance to prove to the Raiders that he is worth committing to as their starting quarterback beyond this season.

McClain out with arthritis

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 6:01 p.m. ET
Raiders LB Rolando McClain has missed the past two days of practice due to an issue with his right foot, and the injury could linger for a while.

Raiders QB Gradkowski on I.R.; O'Sullivan signed

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 6:21 p.m. ET
The Raiders have placed QB Bruce Gradkowski on injured reserve with a shoulder injury and signed veteran signalcaller J.T. O'Sullivan.

Raiders name Campbell starting QB, Gradkowski to avoid surgery

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
With QB Bruce Gradkowski sidelined by a separated shoulder, Jason Campbell has been reinstalled as the team's starting quarterback for Sunday's key AFC West game against the Chargers.

Report: Gradkowski likely done for season

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 9:39 a.m. ET
Raiders QB Bruce Gradkowski's season could be over after he reinjured his shoulder in Sunday's loss to the Dolphins.

Raiders not giving McFadden much room to run

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 6:29 p.m. ET
It was hard to tell if Raiders RB Darren McFadden had the same burst he showed earlier in the season because he had very little room in which to run against Miami.

Raiders’ fantasy standouts slipping badly

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
For a while this season, it looked like the Raiders were going to boast a plethora of fantasy difference makers. Lately, however, they've had none.

Dolphins win in Henne's return to starting QB

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 7:33 p.m. ET
Chad Henne made a triumphant return to the lineup to throw for 307 yards and two scores and Dan Carpenter kicked four field goals to help the Dolphins beat the Raiders 33-17 Sunday.

Dolphins downgrade Marshall to out

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 3:41 p.m. ET
The Dolphins downgraded WR Brandon Marshall to out for their Week 12 game against the Raiders. Marshall didn't practice all week and had been listed as doubtful with a hamstring injury.

Report: Gradkowski to start for Raiders

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
The Raiders will reportedly start Bruce Gradkowski at quarterback over Jason Campbell for their Week 12 game against the Dolphins.

Report: Henne likely to start Sunday

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano is reportedly leaning toward starting Chad Henne at quarterback on Sunday.

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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