|Dolphins try out linebackers: Ernie Sims, Omar Gaither|
by Aaron Wilson of Scout.com, April 23, 2012 at 7:57 pm ET
Ernie Sims Profile
The Miami Dolphins auditioned a pair of veteran linebackers today: Ernie Sims and Omar Gaither.
Sims is a former Detroit Lions first-round draft pick who played for the Indianapolis Colts last season, recording 61 tackles.
Sims, 27, is a speedy 6-foot, 230-pounder who has 536 career tackles, 4 1/2 sacks, one interception and five forced fumbles.
Gaither, 28, has previously played for the Philadelphia Eagles and the Carolina Panthers.
Last season for Carolina, the 6-foot-1, 235-pound former University of Tennessee standout had 31 tackles and a sack.
Gaither has 320 career tackles, six sacks, two interceptions and two forced fumbles.
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