Chargers sign Wes Sims

The San Diego Chargers signed sixth-round draft pick Wes Sims to a three-year deal on Wednesday.

Wes Sims becomes the second Chargers' draft pick to sign, agreeing to a three-year deal with the club.

"He's a guy who we think is accomplished as both a run blocker as well as a pass protector," Marty Schottenheimer said.

The Chargers selected Sims, 6-4, 317, with the 177th overall choice in the 2005 NFL Draft.

Sims, a three-year starter for the Sooners, played most of his career at tackle for Oklahoma, playing both sides of the line but will make the move inside to guard as a member of the Chargers.

He was a three year starter at left tackle, only missing time back in 2001 with a knee injury. Sims did suffer a hamstring injury while preparing the Combines in Indianapolis.

A former shot put and discus competitor, Sims has experience against some of the top competition in the country coming from a Big-12 school.

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