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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

NFLPA files collusion complaint against NFL, owners

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The NFLPA filed a complaint on Wednesday charging the NFL, its clubs and their owners of collusion during the uncapped 2010 season.

AFC West players in the crosshairs

Posted May 22, 2012 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each AFC West team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Chiefs RBs Jamaal Charles and Peyton Hillis.

Criner could be another Raiders draft steal

Posted May 20, 2012 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
Based on his showing in the Raiders' minicamp, fifth-round WR Juron Criner may be poised for a rapid rise up the depth chart.

McClain sentenced to 180 days in jail

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
Raiders LB Rolando McClain has been sentenced to 180 days in jail for his involvement in a November 2011 fight in Decatur, Ala.

Raiders sign FB Schmitt

Posted May 15, 2012 @ 10:28 p.m. ET
The Raiders have signed former Eagles FB Owen Schmitt to a one-year contract after a tryout Tuesday, the team announced.

Raiders restructure scouting staff

Posted May 15, 2012 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
The Raiders officially announced the restructuring of their player personnel department, naming several people to new positions and finalizing other hirings.

Raiders WR Heyward-Bey charged with drunken driving

Posted May 10, 2012 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
Raiders WR Darrius Heyward-Bey was arrested last month and has been charged with drunken driving, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

Reports: Clinkscales leaving Jets for Oakland

Posted May 09, 2012 @ 9:51 a.m. ET
Jets vice president of college scouting Joey Clinkscales is leaving the club to take a position in the Raiders’ front office, according to multiple reports.

Raiders make changes to scouting department

Posted May 08, 2012 @ 6:29 p.m. ET
The Raiders announced on Tuesday that four members of their scouting department are no longer with the team.

Three factors determine risers, sliders in 2012 standings

Posted May 08, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
It’s time to think about who will win and lose in the 2012 season, and you might want to consider these factors when determining the order of finish.

Raiders sign C Colin Miller

Posted May 08, 2012 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
The Raiders have signed free-agent C Colin Miller to a contract, it was announced Tuesday.

Raiders S Branch signs franchise tender

Posted May 07, 2012 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
Raiders S Tyvon Branch has signed his franchise tender, guaranteeing his one-year deal for the 2012 season. He will be paid $6.21 million this season.

Vikings in limbo and expansion not on NFL's radar

Posted May 05, 2012 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
The difficulty the Vikings are experiencing in getting a new stadium is similar to predicaments that are looming in other NFL cities.

Raiders add depth with OT Wang

Posted May 02, 2012 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
The Raiders have added depth to their offensive line, reaching a deal with OT Ed Wang on Wednesday.

Pressure rises in AFC West

Posted May 02, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
The four QBs in the AFC West — Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers, Carson Palmer and Matt Cassel — have a lot to prove this season. 

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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