Ernie Sims

Outside Linebacker Age: 30 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#9 overall), 2006 College: Florida State
Player Status: Inactive
  • Current Contract

    Ernie Sims signed a 1 year, $865,000 contract with the Arizona Cardinals, including an average annual salary of $865,000. In , Sims will earn a base salary of , a signing bonus of , a roster bonus of , a signing bonus of , a restructure bonus of , a workout bonus of and a incentive bonus of . Sims has a cap hit of while his dead money value is .

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $865,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $865,000
    Guaranteed -
    Free Agent: 2015 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2014 Contract details by year 29 $855,000 - $10,000 - $580,000 -
    2015 Free Agent Year 30 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Roster Bonus (Week 1): $10,000
    • Playing Time Incentives: $55,000

    Previous Contracts

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $840,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $840,000
    Guaranteed -
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2013 28 $840,000 - - $555,000 -
    2014 Free agent year 29 UFA  
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $275,000 - $1,485,000 - - - $1,415,000 $3,175,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $360,000 - - - - $9,200,000 - $9,560,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $715,000 - - $50,000 - - - $765,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $850,000 - - $50,000 - - - $900,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $1,800,000 - - $50,000 - - - $1,850,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings - - $250,000 - - - - $250,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $685,000 - - - - - - $685,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $700,000 - - - - - - $700,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $840,000 - - - - - - $840,000
    8 seasons $6,225,000 - $1,735,000 $150,000 - $9,200,000 $1,415,000 $18,725,000
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    12/14/2012 Player contract details by year Hit on Defenseless Player $15,750 for striking Bengals WR Marvin Jones in the head and neck area
    11/03/2010 Player contract details by year Hit on Defenseless Player $50,000 Defenseless hit against Lavelle Hawkins
    - $65,750