Rob Sims

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Rob Sims
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Sims with the Detroit Lions
No. 67
Personal information
Born: (1983-12-06) December 6, 1983 (age 35)
Macedonia, Ohio
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:312 lb (142 kg)
Career information
High school:Nordonia (Macedonia, Ohio)
College:Ohio State
NFL Draft:2006 / Round: 4 / Pick: 128
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played:125
Games started:114
Player stats at

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.

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.

Personal life[edit]

His father, Mickey Sims, also played in the NFL.[1]

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.[2][3] The pair have also formed a partnership with Harvard University to support medical cannabis research.[3][4]


  1. ^ Clare Farnsworth (August 18, 2006). "In first NFL start, Hawks' Sims will count on guiding light". Retrieved June 4, 2013.
  2. ^ LeBlanc, Beth (August 15, 2019). "Calvin Johnson joins Michigan marijuana trade association board". The Detroit News. Retrieved August 26, 2019.
  3. ^ a b Gray, Kathleen (August 15, 2019). "Former Detroit Lions players announce partnership with Harvard to study marijuana". Detroit Free Press. Retrieved August 26, 2019.
  4. ^ Rothstein, Michael (August 15, 2019). "Megatron partners in marijuana-for-CTE research". ESPN. Retrieved August 26, 2019.

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