The Raiders have brought in no shortage of outside help in free agency.
Sims, 28, started all 16 games for Oakland in 2013, playing 694 snaps, according to Pro Football Focus. He notched a career-best 54 tackles.
The 6-foot-2, 310-pound Sims joined the Raiders last March after five seasons with the Bengals, who drafted him in the third round in 2008. He was No. 102 in PFT’s rankings of the top free agents of 2014.