Sims recorded his first sack of the season in Sunday's 30-16 win over the Browns.
It was Sims' only tackle of the game after he was re-signed by the Bengals last week. The 31-year-old played 15 of 70 defensive snaps and figures to remain a rotational defensive tackle.
The Bengals signed Sims to a contract Tuesday.
The Bengals cut Sims after it became clear a calf injury would prevent him from playing in Sunday's eventual win over the Broncos. The team's decision to re-sign Sims suggests he'll likely be available for the Week 12 contest against the Browns, but if active, the defensive tackle may be in store for only light usage in the team's line rotation.
Sims (calf) was waived by the Bengals on Saturday.
Sims had already been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Broncos due to a calf injury -- it was going to be his second straight missed contest. Instead, the Bengals opted to release the veteran in order to promote linebacker Hardy Nickerson to the active roster. Sims has recorded 19 tackles (six solo) and zero sacks through eight games this season.
Sims (calf) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Broncos, Geoff Hobson of the Bengals' official site reports.
Sims has accrued 19 tackles (six solo) and zero sacks through eight games this season. He'll miss his second straight contest Sunday, opening the door for second-year pro Andrew Billings to pick up extended snaps at defensive tackle.
Sims (calf) won't play Sunday against the Titans, Geoff Hobson of the Bengals' official site reports.
Sims has been up and down this season, seemingly unreliable for fantasy owners. In his absence, expect to see Andrew Billings and Ryan Glasgow play an elevated snap count.
Sims hurt his calf Sunday against the Jaguars and is doubtful to return, Paul Dehner Jr. of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
Sims has been flying under the radar this season, with just one game recording more than five tackles, when he racked up eight (four solo) against the Steelers. In his absence, second-year DT Andrew Billings will take over on the Bengals' defensive front.
Sims (ankle) is active for Sunday's Week 2 game against the Steelers, Paul Dehner of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
Sims skipped two days of practice this week to tend to the ankle injury, but team trainers deemed his ready to go for Week 2. He'll serve in a depth capacity behind starting defensive tackles Geno Atkins and Domata Peko.
Sims (ankle) is considered questionable for Sunday's game against the Steelers, Paul Dehner of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
Sims is dealing with what appears to be a minor ankle issue, putting his availability for Week 2 in question. If he's forced to miss time or see a limited snap count, DeShawn Williams would be next in line to receive additional reps at defensive tackle.
The Bengals signed veteran defensive tackle Pat Sims, the team announced on Thursday.
Sims returns to the Bengals after spending the past two years in Oakland. Sims was a third-round pick in the 2008 draft by Cincinnati and spent his first years with the Bengals.
Sims recorded 25 tackles and one pass deflections in 2014. He started two of the 16 games he appeared in. He started all 16 games for the Raiders in 2013, posting 54 tackles and two sacks.
Raiders defensive tackle Pat Sims saw his playing time decrease in 2014, and the team is unlikely to re-sign him, reports ESPN.com. Sims played 37 percent of the defensive snaps and finished with 25 tackles and no sacks.
Sims, 29, spent the past two seasons with Oakland after a five-year run in Cincinnati.
Raiders wideout Andre Holmes (shoulder) is active for the game at Kansas City after being listed as probable. Other injured Raiders suiting up include cornerback Tarell Brown (foot, ankle), cornerback Chimdi Chekwa (shoulder), defensive tackle Pat Sims (shoulder) and cornerback Neiko Thorpe (hand).
Holmes has 37 catches for 540 yards and four touchdowns.
Raiders wide receiver Denarius Moore will miss his third consecutive game with ankle and knee injuries. Moore, who has 12 catches for 115 yards on the year, has played in 10 games for Oakland.
Also out for the Raiders is Larry Asante, Brian Leonhardt and Menelik Watson.
Sio Moore, Tarell Brown, and Pat Sims are all questionable while Chimdi Chekwa, Andre Holmes and Neiko Thorpe are probable.
The Raiders re-signed run-stuffing defensive tackle Pat Sims to a one-year deal, reports CSNBayArea.com.
Raiders defensive tackle Pat Sims had not made more than five tackles in a game all season entering Week 16. In the loss at San Diego, he was dominant, making 15 tackles and picking up his second sack this year.
Sims made 10 solo stops and two tackles for loss while getting a pair of quarterback hits. Up to 50 tackles this season, he'll face Denver in Week 17.
The Raiders DST benefitted from San Diego's carelessness Week 16. Oakland pounced on a botched snap and a muffed punt for two of its three turnovers.
Cornerback Mike Jenkins picked off an underthrown pass from Philip Rivers, his fourth interception against the Raiders this season. Defensive tackle Pat Sims had a monster game, making 15 tackles. He had 10 solo stops, two tackles for loss and the team's lone sack.
Still, Oakland yielded 344 total yards and 26 points in the loss. The Raiders DST faces a tougher matchup Week 17 vs. Denver.
Raiders defensive tackle Pat Sims got his first sack of the season, sixth of his career, in the Week 15 loss to the Chiefs. Sims finished with four tackles, all solo. He'll visit the Chargers in Week 16.
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