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LB Ernie Sims wants to return to the Cowboys...signed with Cardinals

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by Bigdog24, May 30, 2014.

  1. Bigdog24

    Bigdog24 Well-Known Member

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    Sims was on Sirrius NFL talking about how he knows the system and all the coaches. He would love to come back to the cowboys....but feels the team wants to get younger. Doesn't look like its in the cards at this point.....team hasn't reached out to him or his agent.....

    at this point he is at best an average veteran but the LBer market is in short supply an could dry up quickly.... Understand the Cowboys want to let things play out and see what they have. But its always nice to have options....
     
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  2. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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  3. guag

    guag Currently operating within established parameters Zone Supporter

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    I say bring him in with minimal guaranteed money and let him compete.
     
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  4. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    He just can't or won't play disciplined defense.
     
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  5. MrMom

    MrMom Well-Known Member

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    I hope the feeling isn't mutual. If we're going with a player who constantly is blowing assignments, might as well go young. And if we are looking at veteran depth there are better options out there.
     
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  6. gimmesix

    gimmesix Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life

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    He seemed to find a decent fit in Ryan's defense in 2012, but just wasn't a good one for Marinelli's, which you would think would fit him better. Maybe it's because of what you're saying ... this defense takes a lot of discipline by the linebackers and Sims just didn't show that.
     
  7. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    Yes, he was impressive when he played in RR's defense. He was all over the field.

    The Marinelli/Kiffin is much more about playing assignment sound football and Sims either wouldn't or couldn't do it.
     
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  8. Crown Royal

    Crown Royal Insulin Beware

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    No thanks.
     
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  9. Aven8

    Aven8 Well-Known Member

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    He'll no, the guy is KP! Awful.
     
  10. FuzzyLumpkins

    FuzzyLumpkins The Boognish

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    He just doesn't see routes as they are run at him. After 7 years he isn't going to suddenly figure it out and it is a passing league.
     
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  11. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    At this point he is nothing more than a progress stopper.
     
  12. jobberone

    jobberone Kane Ala Staff Member

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    Nope.
     
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  13. Bullflop

    Bullflop Well-Known Member

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    I don't think Sims is in the Cowboys' plans -- not sure but I read somewhere he wasn't invited back. At any rate, he's probably 100% correct about the team wanting to get younger. Seems he was far from the most disciplined LB on the field for us and had problems over-running plays..
     
  14. Pessimist_cowboy

    Pessimist_cowboy Well-Known Member

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    please no , this guy is so bad.
     
  15. LatinMind

    LatinMind iPhotoshop

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    I think they will bring him in at some point. But right now Hollomon and Hitchens need snaps.
     
  16. 50cent

    50cent Well-Known Member

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    So, people in hell want ice water!!
     
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  17. XxTDxX

    XxTDxX Well-Known Member

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    I would bring him back.. As bad as he was last year he was one of the only guys who played with any amount of passion and aggressiveness.
     
  18. 50cent

    50cent Well-Known Member

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    Its fake hustle if you ask me. He grunts and runs to the ball but it always seems to be a bad angle, but it looks good because he seems to be going all out. If he has a history of always over running plays and continues to exhibit the same behavior, its not a mistake, he's just not intel...good enough. Please let him be!!!!
     
  19. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    I'd rather have Lee Roy Jordan back at his current age.
     
  20. tyke1doe

    tyke1doe Well-Known Member

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    KP?
     

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