Sims was hit for $7,500 for a late tackle against Chicago.|||||||
The incident happened last Sunday at Soldier Field.
The Detroit Lions have Sims under contract for four more seasons. The team announced the signing Friday.|||||||
Sims has started all four games for the winless Lions this season. He started 30 games the previous two years for the Seattle Seahawks. Detroit acquired Sims from Seattle in April for defensive end Robert Henderson and for an exchange of lower-round draft picks. Sims was Seattle's fourth-round pick in the 2006 draft.
The Seattle Seahawks have traded Sims to the Detroit Lions for defensive end Robert Henderson.|||||||
The teams also swapped draft picks with Seattle getting Detroit's fifth-round pick in this month's draft, and the Lions getting the first of Seattle's two seventh-round picks. Sims was Seattle's fourth-round pick in the 2006 draft and started 34 of 45 games played in his four seasons with the Seahawks. Sims started all 14 games he played in last season at left guard.
The Seahawks placed Sims on injured reserve Wednesday with a torn pectoral muscle, ending his season and adding another injury to their growing list.|||||||
Sims, a fourth-round pick in 2006, started all 16 games for Seattle last season and the opener in 2008.