Posts Tagged ‘Ernie Sims’

Injury roundup: Rams lose Bradford, Jackson

With Week 1 nearly in the books, here’s a look at the notable injuries from Sunday’s games.

Reid has right approach for young Eagles

Andy Reid runs the most physical training camp in the entire NFL, and it’s the right approach for a young Eagles team.

Scheffler deal adds to Stafford’s value

The Lions have acquired Tony Scheffler in a three-team trade that also sent linebacker Ernie Sims to the Eagles. The move wasn’t a major one from a fantasy perspective in terms of the players involved, though getting Sims does improve the value of the Eagles defense. However, it does give Matthew Stafford another weapon in the pass attack. It also gives opposing defenses another player to cover in the middle of the field, which should help Calvin Johnson avoid constant double and triple teams. Scheffler is a solid pass-catching tight end who was once a viable fantasy starter during his time with the Broncos. He’ll be second on the Lions depth chart behind Brandon Pettigrew, though Scheffler could start in […]

Eagles make great move to get LB Sims

I love the Eagles acquisition of Ernie Sims. They have been seeking an upgrade to anchor the linebacker position for them, and Sims makes a lot of sense.

Lions’ Sims out, Foote questionable vs. Vikings

Lions LB Ernie Sims will miss Sunday’s game against the Vikings with a hamstring injury that he sustained during a Week 9 loss to the Seahawks.

Lions’ Sims sidelined by hamstring injury

Detroit Lions LB Ernie Sims has been ruled out of returning to Sunday’s game against the Seattle Seahawks with what is being reported as a hamstring injury.

RB Portis active for Redskins; LB Sims out for Lions

RB Clinton Portis will be active for the Redskins against the Lions on Sunday. Portis missed practice this week with an ankle injury.

Redskins RB Portis questionable vs. Lions

Redskins RB Clinton Portis is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Lions because of an ankle injury. Portis was limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday, but he sat out today’s session.

Hard-hitting Lions won’t get pushed around in 2009

One of the first impressions that you draw from the Lions’ training-camp practices is that this looks like a much tougher and more physical club than the one they had last year.

Key inactives for Week 17

Carolina is not going to have an easy time stopping the run today, even though the Saints have deactivated running back Pierre Thomas. Panthers defensive tackles Damione Lewis and Maake Kemoeatu were both deactivated, leaving Carolina short-handed against the run.

DT Nick Hayden, a 2008 sixth-round pick from Wisconsin, should make his first NFL start for the Panthers.

Injury updates: Nugent out for Jets

The Jets lost kicker Mike Nugent to a thigh injury late in the first quarter when he was injured on a missed 32-yard field goal attempt.

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