Cowboys re-sign veteran LB Ernie Sims for 1 year
Updated: March 18, 2013
IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have re-signed linebacker Ernie
Sims to a one-year deal worth a reported $715,000.
Sims joined the Cowboys in midseason last year when defensive leader
Sean Lee was lost for the season with a toe injury. The seven-year
veteran ended up making six starts and finished with 42 tackles in 10
Sims will be in a group of players batting for a starting job at
outside linebacker. The Cowboys are switching to the 4-3 defense, and
Sean Lee and Bruce Carter will fill two of the starting spots. Lee is
likely to be the middle linebacker.
The 28-year-old Sims was a first-round pick by Detroit in 2006 and
spent four seasons there before a year each in Philadelphia and
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