Sims with the Detroit Lions
|Born:||December 6, 1983|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||312 lb (142 kg)|
|High school:||Nordonia (Macedonia, Ohio)|
|NFL Draft:||2006 / Round: 4 / Pick: 128|
|Career NFL statistics|
Robert Sims (born December 6, 1983) is a former American football guard in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at Ohio State.
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.
Sims is a business partner with former teammate Calvin Johnson in opening several cannabis facilities across the state of Michigan, under the brand name Primative. The pair have also formed a partnership with Harvard University to support medical cannabis research.
- Clare Farnsworth (August 18, 2006). "In first NFL start, Hawks' Sims will count on guiding light". seattlepi.com. Retrieved June 4, 2013.
- LeBlanc, Beth (August 15, 2019). "Calvin Johnson joins Michigan marijuana trade association board". The Detroit News. Retrieved August 26, 2019.
- Gray, Kathleen (August 15, 2019). "Former Detroit Lions players announce partnership with Harvard to study marijuana". Detroit Free Press. Retrieved August 26, 2019.
- Rothstein, Michael (August 15, 2019). "Megatron partners in marijuana-for-CTE research". ESPN. Retrieved August 26, 2019.
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