Sims in 2011
|Date of birth:||December 6, 1983|
|Place of birth:||Macedonia, Ohio|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||312 lb (142 kg)|
|High school:||Macedonia (OH) Nordonia|
|NFL draft:||2006 / Round: 4 / Pick: 128|
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
|Stats at NFL.com|
Robert Sims (born December 6, 1983) is an American football guard who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at Ohio State, where he lined up next to Nick Mangold. His Father Mickey Sims also played NFL.
On April 5, 2010, Sims was traded to the Detroit Lions for defensive end Robert Henderson. Detroit also sent a 5th Round pick for a 7th Round pick as part of the trade in the 2010 NFL Draft. Sims was named the 2013 recipient of the Detroit Lions/Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association/Pro Football Writers Association's Media-Friendly "Good Guy" Award. The Good Guy Award is given yearly to the Detroit Lions player who shows consideration to, and cooperation with the media at all times during the course of the season.
- Clare Farnsworth (August 18, 2006). "In first NFL start, Hawks' Sims will count on guiding light". seattlepi.com. Retrieved June 4, 2013.
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