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Colts sign former garbageman/Eagles safety

Chris Ivory,  David Sims AP

This is the time of year teams fill in the fringes of their roster, with guys who have lingered on the fringes of the league.

The Colts have made such a move, signing journeyman safety David Sims.

The former undrafted free agent from Iowa State began his career with the Giants, and did time with the Browns and Buccaneers before joining the Eagles.

He played 15 games for the Eagles in 2012, but was cut last August.

His story is a good one, as he spent a year between high school and college working odd jobs, including on a garbage truck. So he’ll obviously appreciate the opportunity, and should help lift the level of competition in practices.

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14 Responses to “Colts sign former garbageman/Eagles safety”
  1. tvjules says: Feb 10, 2014 9:59 AM

    The Colts need help on defense and the O-line.
    Hope this helps with the first.
    Go Colts.

  2. doctorrustbelt says: Feb 10, 2014 10:13 AM

    Bengals owner mike brown plans to increase wide receiver depth by hiring former junior high school custodians.

  3. eagleswinitall says: Feb 10, 2014 10:17 AM

    This will take the Colts over the top for sure, Eagles were stacked in their secondary this year and just didn’t need him.

  4. realnflmaster says: Feb 10, 2014 10:23 AM

    Garbage player on a garbage truck. Perfect fit!

  5. CKL says: Feb 10, 2014 10:24 AM

    As PC as everything is these days, I’m surprised the headline doesn’t read “Eagles Sign Sanitation Engineer-American”. :D

  6. ajgreenhof says: Feb 10, 2014 10:26 AM

    What’s it matter if he was a former garbage man?

  7. revren10 says: Feb 10, 2014 10:29 AM

    Training camp body

  8. coltsfan1118 says: Feb 10, 2014 10:36 AM

    Why waste the time and or $ . Especially if he couldn’t make it on a team like the browns or bucs

  9. The League's Crusade Against The Steelers Continues says: Feb 10, 2014 10:54 AM

    LOL, they would.

  10. purplehaze28 says: Feb 10, 2014 11:11 AM

    Hope he brings a lot of “sacks”.

  11. David Demarco says: Feb 10, 2014 11:20 AM

    Yes because a good portion of the NFL hasn’t worked some odd jobs prior to joining the league.

  12. losntina69 says: Feb 10, 2014 11:26 AM

    Laron Landry meet your replacement lmao.

  13. meatcarroll says: Feb 10, 2014 12:25 PM

    Garbage man? They signed Jim Harbaugh?

  14. gooseusaf1 says: Feb 11, 2014 6:04 AM

    I was excited. I thought the eagles got rid of Patrick Chung…cruel joke

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