Veteran OT Sims to work out for Ravens

Veteran OT Sims to work out for Ravens

There are 4 comments on the Baltimore Sun story from Jun 10, 2008, titled Veteran OT Sims to work out for Ravens. In it, Baltimore Sun reports that:

Veteran offensive tackle Barry Sims will work out for the Ravens on Thursday. Sims, 33, started 119 games at left tackle during his nine-year career with the Oakland Raiders , including all 16 games last ...

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Since: Aug 07

Hampstead, MD

#1 Jun 10, 2008
Gee, a 33-year-old OT who got cut from the worst team in football, and he thinks it has to be a "mutual" fit.

How's this for a mutual fit, bozo? We give you money and in return, you STFU, be thankful, and pretend you can still play.

Baltimore, MD

#2 Jun 10, 2008
He will sign with the Pats if they make him an offer, just like everyone else.

Washington, DC

#3 Jun 10, 2008
Who really wants the guy. let him sign with anybody he wants.

Cockeysville, MD

#4 Jun 10, 2008
Sims was a solid Offensive Tackle in his younger years. I question whether or not we should plug another aging tackle into this line.

Yes, I know our line is really young. However, this line has been plagued by its age and poor pass protection for a decade.

I feel that the line will be a learning experience that Gaithers should be apart of now in the starting lineup.

Many of us as fans have waited for the youth movement on the line for some time. We were disappointed when Flynn was kept over Rabach,which ultimately lead to the Chris Chester situation which has only been bailed out because Yanda can be a solid RG in place of Brown who will now be the center(Though Brown played alot of LG he would have been RG this year).

Brian Billick did not make changes until he absolutely had to and lost touch with many situations as a result. I do not want Harbaugh to make the same mistake.I will alway respect Brian Billick for standing up with confidence(nice way of putting it) in the face of the league when nobody gave a darn about the Ravens and nobody outside of Modell(league wise) even wanted the Baltimore Ravens. Nevertheless, certain mistakes simply cannot be overcome and his management of youth and age was a big one. Harbaugh has to be smarter than that and I hope Cameron is as well.

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