ERNIE SIMS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Cardinals cut loose veteran linebacker Ernie Sims

  The Arizona Cardinals released linebacker Ernie Sims on Thursday. The eight-year NFL veteran was signed as a free agent on Dec. 24. Sims was a first-round draft pick -- ninth overall -- by the Detroit Lions in 2006. He played for the Lions for four seasons, then had stops in Philadelphia, Indianapolis and Dallas. Coach Bruce Arians says Sims didn't fit into the Cardinals' defense...
Via Associated Press
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Release LB Ernie Sims

  According to Cardinals VP of media relations Mark Dalton, the team has released veteran LB Ernie Sims. The Cardinals signed Sims to a contract back in June, but they had him listed as a third-string linebacker on their recently released depth chart. Sims, 29, spent the past two years with the Cowboys, but hasn’t found any reported interest before this as an unrestricted free...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals welcome Ernie Sims

You know the Cardinals wanted Ernie Sims badly when this is what the team employees did to try and convince him to come here. It looks like they were quite happy to have him in for a meeting. Obviously not the Arizona Cardinals staff.   We fully think this should be floating over Ernie’s head at all times to make him easier to find on the game film. You may also be interested...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Ernie Sims signs with Arizona Cardinals

The Cardinals got some relief at the middle linebacker position by signing Ernie Sims to a one-year contract. Chris Wesseling of NFL.com wrote that Sims is “speedy but undersized and lacking playmaking ability, Sims has been a below-average starter in run support, pass rush and coverage skills.” Arizona is looking to figure out a solution to the middle linebacker issue. It...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals notebook: Sims signs 1-year deal to bolster ILB position

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Cardinals took another stab at filling Daryl Washington's void when they signed veteran linebacker Ernie Sims to a one-year deal on Tuesday. Sims worked out for the Cardinals last week, but tweeted that the team wasn't ready to make a commitment at that time. The Cardinals likely new already that Washington was about to be suspended for the year for violating...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals sign veteran LB Ernie Sims

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Cardinals began the process of finding a replacement for suspended inside linebacker Daryl Washington by signing eight-year veteran Ernie Sims on Tuesday to a one-year contract. Sims (6-0, 233) played the last two seasons for the Dallas Cowboys, making 12 starts. Last season he started six games and was credited with 42 tackles. He was a first-round draft pick...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Free Agent LB Ernie Sims Visits With Cardinals

  Josh Weinfuss of ESPN.com reports that free agent LB Ernie Sims visited with the Cardinals. This comes just a few days after HC Bruce Arians mentioned that he would like to add some extra depth at inside linebacker. Reports from earlier in the week mentioned that Daryl Washington could end up being suspended for longer than initially expected for violating the league’s...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas LB Sims joins Lee on sideline vs. Eagles

Dallas linebacker Ernie Sims is joining Sean Lee on the sideline for the Cowboys' third straight playoffs-or-bust finale against an NFC East rival. Sims was inactive for Sunday night's game against Philadelphia with a groin injury. Sims is missing his second straight game, and Lee is out for a third consecutive game with a sprained neck. Tony Romo is inactive for Dallas after undergoing...
Via Associated Press
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Dallas LBs Lee, Sims, CB Claiborne, KR Harris out

The Dallas Cowboys are missing linebackers Sean Lee and Ernie Sims, along with cornerback Morris Claiborne and kick returner Dwayne Harris against the Washington Redskins. Sunday's game is the second in a row Lee is missing with a sprained neck, and Sims picked up groin and hip injuries last week. Harris, who totaled 222 yards returning against Washington in Week 6, and Claiborne...
Via Associated Press
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys' Sims takes spotlight with Lee sidelined

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated.) By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Sports Writer Ernie Sims is the man in the middle while Dallas waits for linebacker Sean Lee to come back from a hamstring injury. The eighth-year pro leads a struggling defense into an important NFC East game at the New York Giants on Sunday. It's perhaps as close to the spotlight as Sims has been since starting his first...
Via Associated Press
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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