Player Bio

Dion Sims
TE #88
Height:
6-4
Weight:
268
Age:
27
College:
Michigan State
Experience:
6

Quick Stats (2017):

REC
15
YDS
180
AVG
12
TDS
1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 89 879 9.9 38 9 0 0 -- 0 0 1 1
2017 CHI 14 14 15 180 12 27T 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2016 MIA 14 11 26 256 9.8 28 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 MIA 13 4 18 127 7.1 22 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2014 MIA 14 2 24 284 11.8 38 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 MIA 15 5 6 32 5.3 8 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 ATL L 17-23 2 31 15.5 22 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @TB L 7-29 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 PIT W 23-17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @GB L 14-35 1 8 8 8 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 MIN L 17-20 1 17 17 17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @BAL W 27-24 2 42 21 27 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 CAR W 17-3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 @NO L 12-20 3 15 5 7 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 GB L 16-23 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 DET L 24-27 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 @PHI L 3-31 1 -3 -3 -3 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 SF L 14-15 1 5 5 5 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 @CIN W 33-7 2 32 16 19 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 @DET L 10-20 1 9 9 9 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 CLE W 20-3 1 24 24 24 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 @MIN L 10-23 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Appeared in 56 games (22 starts) in four seasons with Miami Dolphins (2013-16), catching 74 passes for 699 yards and 8 touchdowns, which ranks 2nd most by a Dolphins tight end since 2013... 8 TDs were 2nd most by MIA TE since 2013.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the 4th round (106th overall) …Signed by the Bears (3/9/17).

2016 SEASON: Appeared in 14 games (11 starts) for the Miami Dolphins... Caught 26 passes for 256 yards (9.8 avg) and 4 touchdowns...Ranked 2nd on team in TDs... 26 receptions and 4 TDs are both career-highs.

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2015 – Appeared in 13 games (4 starts) for the Dolphins... Caught 18 passes for 127 yards and 1 touchdown... 2014- Saw action in 14 games (2 starts) for the Dolphins... Recorded 24 receptions for 284 yards and 2 touchdowns... 2013- Played in 15 games (5 starts) as a rookie for the Dolphins... Caught 6 passes for 32 yards and 1 touchdown.

COLLEGE: Appeared in 38 games (13 starts) in 3 seasons at Michigan State... Totaled 59 receptions for 707 yards and 8 touchdowns in his career as a Spartan... Selected to second- team All-Big Ten as a junior by coaches and media, ESPN.com and Phil Steele... Selected first team by CollegeFootballNews.com.

PERSONAL: Played football at St. Mary's Catholic High School in Orchard Lake, Michigan... Lettered in football and basketball... Earned All-American honors and was regarded as the fifth-best tight end in the nation as a senior... Had four catches for 86 yards (21.5 avg) and one touchdown... Earned first-team all-state honors in football as a junior... Led team in receptions with 29 catches for 604 yards (20.8 avg) and three touchdowns.
PRO CAREER: Appeared in 56 games (22 starts) in four seasons with Miami Dolphins (2013-16), catching 74 passes for 699 yards and 8 touchdowns, which ranks 2nd most by a Dolphins tight end since 2013... 8 TDs were 2nd most by MIA TE since 2013.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the 4th round (106th overall) …Signed by the Bears (3/9/17).

2016 SEASON: Appeared in 14 games (11 starts) for the Miami Dolphins... Caught 26 passes for 256 yards (9.8 avg) and 4 touchdowns...Ranked 2nd on team in TDs... 26 receptions and 4 TDs are both career-highs.

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2015 – Appeared in 13 games (4 starts) for the Dolphins... Caught 18 passes for 127 yards and 1 touchdown... 2014- Saw action in 14 games (2 starts) for the Dolphins... Recorded 24 receptions for 284 yards and 2 touchdowns... 2013- Played in 15 games (5 starts) as a rookie for the Dolphins... Caught 6 passes for 32 yards and 1 touchdown.

COLLEGE: Appeared in 38 games (13 starts) in 3 seasons at Michigan State... Totaled 59 receptions for 707 yards and 8 touchdowns in his career as a Spartan... Selected to second- team All-Big Ten as a junior by coaches and media, ESPN.com and Phil Steele... Selected first team by CollegeFootballNews.com.

PERSONAL: Played football at St. Mary's Catholic High School in Orchard Lake, Michigan... Lettered in football and basketball... Earned All-American honors and was regarded as the fifth-best tight end in the nation as a senior... Had four catches for 86 yards (21.5 avg) and one touchdown... Earned first-team all-state honors in football as a junior... Led team in receptions with 29 catches for 604 yards (20.8 avg) and three touchdowns.
 

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Recent Videos

  • Film Review: Dion Sims

    Posted Mar 24, 2017

    Tom Thayer breaks out the game film and takes a closer look at new Bears tight end, Dion Sims.

  • Highlights: Dion Sims

    Posted Mar 10, 2017

    Check out some of the top plays from the Bears newest tight end, Dion Sims.