Pete Carroll sure likes his former first round draft picks.
The Seattle Seahawks have agreed to terms with free agent defensive tackle Ryan Sims
Sims was the former No. 6 overall pick in 2002 and his 8.5 career sacks indicate massive failure in terms of where he was drafted at. In his two seasons as a full time starter with the Chiefs he averaged 26 tackles and 2.5 sacks per campaign.
In 2005 he only tallied 8 tackles in 5 starts.
He experienced somewhat of a career resurgence in Tampa Bay during the 2009 season, starting all 16 games and posting 33 tackles along with a sack. Not No. 6 overall statistics by any means, but the fact he’s one season removed from being a full time starter means we shouldn’t be too fearful about him busting in a rotational capacity in Seattle.
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