Cardinals sign linebacker Ernie Sims

The Arizona Cardinals have signed veteran inside linebacker Ernie Sims to a one-year contract.

They signed him days after Daryl Washington was suspended for the entire season for violating the NFL substance-abuse policy again.

Sims worked out for the team last week.

Over the past two seasons with the Dallas Cowboys, the former Detroit Lions' first-round draft pick started a dozen games and recorded 86 tackles, one sack and a forced fumble.

Sims could start next to Kevin Minter, but will face competition from Larry Foote.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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