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Eugene Sims | Defensive Lineman | #97

Team: Los Angeles Rams
Age / DOB:  (30) / 3/18/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 269
College: West Texas A&M
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 6 (189) / LAR
Contract: view contract details

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Rams re-signed DE Eugene Sims to a three-year, $10 million contract.
The deal comes with $3.5 million guaranteed. Sims started nine games at right end last year after Robert Quinn bowed out with a season-ending back injury. He's a solid depth signing for one of the league's better pass-rushing units. Sun, Mar 13, 2016 10:07:00 AM

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Rams DE Eugene Sims exited Week 1 against the Seahawks with a knee injury.

Sims was hurt on a late-fourt-quarter sack of Russell Wilson. He needed to be walked off the field. It had the looks of a potential season-ending injury.
Sun, Sep 13, 2015 04:13:00 PM

Rams signed DE Eugene Sims to a two-year extension through 2015.

Sims, 27, recorded 20 tackles and three sacks off the bench in 2012, adding one interception and starting two games. He's a long (6-foot-6, 265) and versatile pass rusher whom the Rams are high on as a rotational end. Sims was previously signed through only 2013 at a base salary cost of $1,201,021.
Mon, Sep 2, 2013 03:35:00 PM

Rams DE Eugene Sims' 2013 base salary increased from $575,000 to $1,201,021 after he hit escalators in his rookie deal.

Sims started two games in 2012, and he's appeared in 38 of a possible 48 games over his first three seasons. In 2012, Sims set career-highs with 20 tackles, three sacks, and one interception. If impending free agent DE William Hayes isn't re-signed, Sims could see more snaps in 2013.
Thu, Jan 31, 2013 01:53:00 AM

Rams DE Eugene Sims was forced from Sunday's game against the Packers with a knee injury, and is doubtful to return.

A situational pass rusher, Sims' afternoon is almost certainly through. Sims had five tackles and one sack through five games coming into this afternoon.
Sun, Oct 21, 2012 02:06:00 PM

Rams DE Eugene Sims has passed his concussion tests and will play in Week 6.

Sims missed last week's game against the Cardinals after suffering the concussion two weeks ago. He is the top pass-rushing reserve behind Chris Long and Robert Quinn. Sims, a third-year pro, registered the first sack of his career against the Seahawks in Week 4.
Fri, Oct 12, 2012 02:47:00 PM

Rams DE Eugene Sims has been diagnosed with a concussion.

Sims' concussion is "mild," but he doesn't have enough time to get cleared for Thursday's game. Sims has come off the bench in St. Louis' first four games, and tallied his first career sack in Sunday's win. With two weeks to heal, he'll likely be back for Week 6.
Mon, Oct 1, 2012 10:57:00 AM

Rams DE Eugene Sims was forced from Sunday's game against the Seahawks with a head injury.

Sims is likely concussed, which would end his afternoon. A 2010 sixth-round pick and rotational lineman, Sims notched his first career sack before going down.
Sun, Sep 30, 2012 03:20:00 PM

Rams signed sixth-round DE Eugene Sims to a four-year contract.

A product of West Texas A&M -- which also produced Rams 2009 sixth-round pick Keith Null -- Sims is a raw, 6'6/235-pound rotational pass rushing prospect with impressive length. He'll be in the mix for a roster spot in August.
Mon, Jun 28, 2010 12:52:00 PM