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Sims-Walker heads north of the border

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Receiver Mike Sims-Walker, who once appeared to be an up-and-coming star, has had a rough few years in the NFL.

Unable to land a spot on the Jets’ 90-man roster after participating in a minicamp on a tryout basis and with no one else interested, Sims-Walker has opted to continue his career in Canada.

He has signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the CFL.

“Mike is a very experienced receiver who we feel possesses great skill that could allow him to excel on our wide-open fields in Canada,” Blue Bombers acting General Manager Kyle Walters.  “We’re looking forward to getting him acclimated to the CFL game.”

In 2009, his second in the league, Sims-Walker racked up 869 receiving yards for the Jaguars.  In thee seasons after that, he gained a grand total of 711 yards.

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12 Responses to “Sims-Walker heads north of the border”
  1. aaroncurryisbust says: Aug 27, 2013 8:02 PM

    Never understood the hype behind this guy. Mediocre to the bone.

  2. jpb12 says: Aug 27, 2013 8:15 PM

    Winnipeg. Wow. Cold cold place.
    Cold as a witch’s tit.

  3. tolan04 says: Aug 27, 2013 8:26 PM

    Depending on how Blackmon works out jags haven’t been able to draft a franchise wr.

  4. thegonz13 says: Aug 27, 2013 8:37 PM

    Spent a winter in Winnipeg. Colder than a mother-in-law’s kiss. Still, great football town. Maybe it’ll give his career a boost.

  5. tjacks7 says: Aug 27, 2013 9:07 PM

    How quick they fall. Do not pass go, do not collect $200.

  6. kayakattack says: Aug 27, 2013 9:09 PM

    3 acl/mcl surgeries can do that to a guy

  7. u4iadman says: Aug 27, 2013 9:17 PM

    Twerk it up there with Miley.

  8. billyjaguar says: Aug 27, 2013 9:48 PM

    I still have nightmares about the starting tandem of Sims-Walker & M. Thomas circa 2010.

  9. ravensfan996 says: Aug 27, 2013 10:23 PM

    Wont bash him for not making the Jets roster. Not sure what’s going on in J.E.T.S. nation…..

  10. titknocker says: Aug 27, 2013 10:57 PM

    Winnipeg ehhhhh?

  11. jameslongstaffe says: Aug 28, 2013 12:18 AM

    Hoping for him:) Sounds like a perfect fit for the Bombers…

  12. stunzeed5 says: Aug 28, 2013 12:39 AM

    Maybe he can catch passes from Colt Brennan, oh wait, he was cut before the CFL preseason last year and is a drug addict and alcoholic in Hawaii now.

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