Rob Sims

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Rob Sims
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Sims in 2011
Free agent
Position: Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-12-06) December 6, 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth: Macedonia, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 312 lb (142 kg)
Career information
High school: Macedonia (OH) Nordonia
College: Ohio State
NFL draft: 2006 / Round: 4 / Pick: 128
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
Games played: 125
Games started: 114
Stats at

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.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

Sims was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft.

Detroit Lions[edit]

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.


  1. ^ Clare Farnsworth (August 18, 2006). "In first NFL start, Hawks' Sims will count on guiding light". Retrieved June 4, 2013. 

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