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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 FS Huff positioning himself well in contract year

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 9:47 p.m. ET
The Raiders will likely have some competition for FS Michael Huff's services if he becomes an unrestricted free agent in 2011.

2011 AFC West free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Can the Raiders afford to keep free-agent-to-be Nnamdi Asomugha, who's one of the elite cornerbacks in the league? Here is our exclusive team-by-team list of AFC West players likely to become free agents in March.

Report: LB Moss signs with Raiders

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
Former Broncos LB Jarvis Moss has signed with the Raiders, according to multiple media outlets.

Seymour fined $25,000 for punch

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 6:02 p.m. ET
Raiders DT Richard Seymour has been fined $25,000 for punching Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger during their Week 11 matchup, according to NFL.com reporter Jason La Canfora.

Raiders DT Seymour’s swat a foolish act

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 2:23 p.m. ET
The Raiders received a rude awakening Sunday when the Steelers gave them a 35-3 beating, and DT Richard Seymour put a blemish on his otherwise outstanding season in the loss.

Cable: Campbell is still the starter

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
Despite replacing Jason Campbell with Bruce Gradkowski in Sunday's 35-3 loss to the Steelers, Raiders head coach Tom Cable said Campbell will remain the team's starting quarterback.

Steelers shut down Campbell, Raiders in 35-3 win

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Pittsburgh's James Harrison-led defense drove Jason Campbell from the game, caused two turnovers that Ben Roethlisberger turned into touchdown passes and the Steelers routed the Raiders 35-3 on Sunday.

Seymour ejected from Raiders-Steelers game

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
Raiders DE Richard Seymour was ejected after hitting Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger in Sunday's Week 11 game.

NFL monitoring Heinz Field conditions

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
The NFL will be monitoring the conditions in Pittsburgh after complaints about the playing surface.

Gradkowski ready to take reins if Campbell struggles

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 1:13 a.m. ET
The Raiders' QB situation could become an issue again for Tom Cable with one bad outing by Jason Campbell in the midst of a tight race for the AFC West title.

Report: Kiffin's claim vs. Raiders denied

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
An NFL arbitrator has denied former Raiders coach Lane Kiffin's claim that the team still owes him unpaid salary from his time in Oakland, according to an ESPN.com report.

DT Seymour a catalyst for improved Raiders

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 10:58 a.m. ET
DT Richard Seymour has fully embraced a leadership role and observers say he's one of the players most responsible for the team's improvement in 2010.

AFC West midseason reports

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 8:33 a.m. ET
WR Brandon Lloyd is on his way to a career season, helping to compensate for the Broncos' 32nd-ranked rushing attack. Read our midseason reports on the AFC West teams.

Bye gives Cable time to consider Raiders’ QB situation

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 7:46 p.m. ET
Raiders head coach Tom Cable had said Bruce Gradkowski would be his starter once he's healthy, but Monday he said he's leaning toward sticking with Jason Campbell after the bye.

Janikowski's clutch FGs give Raiders win

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 8:20 p.m. ET
Jason Campbell threw a 47-yard pass to rookie Jacoby Ford in overtime to set up a 33-yard field goal by Sebastian Janikowski that gave the Oakland Raiders their biggest win in eight years, a 23-20 victory over the AFC West-leading ...

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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