Nov 07, 2010; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Ernie Sims (50) during introductions prior to playing the Indianapolis Colts at Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles defeated the Colts 26-24. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-US PRESSWIRE

Dallas Cowboys Expected To Sign LB Ernie Sims

With the news that starting inside linebacker Sean Lee will undergo season-ending toe surgery, the Dallas Cowboys are in desperate need for depth in the middle of their defense and they already have a player in mind. The Cowboys will bring in former 2006 top-ten pick Ernie Sims for a visit and he is expected to sign with the team.

Sims has had stints with Detroit, Philadelphia and Indianapolis but has been unable to live up to his draft status.

While he was a starter in his most recent gig at Indianapolis, Sims would join the Cowboys as a backup behind Dan Connor and Bruce Carter. There is currently only one other inside linebacker on the team — undrafted rookie Orie Lemon — so the Cowboys need any help they can get.

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