According to Twitter, free-agent wideout, Mike Sims-Walker has agreed to a one-year deal with the St Louis Rams. Terms of the deal have not been officially disclosed.
In signing the 6’2 214-pound Sims-Walker, The Rams give starting quarterback, Sam Bradford another weapon in the passing game as they have already have Mark Clayton, Donnie Avery, Danny Amedola, Mardy Gilyard.
The Rams also drafted wideouts Greg Salas out of Hawai’i, Austin Pettis from Boise State and tight end, Lance Kendricks out of Wisconsin.
Sims-Walker, 26 caught 43 passes for 562 yards and seven touchdowns with the Jaguars in 2010. In 38 career games, Sims-Walker has 122 catches for 1,648 yards and has averaged 13.5 yards a catch.
The Jaguars third round pick out of Central Florida, Sims-Walker has shown a history of not being able to stay fully healthy. He would miss his rookie year in 2007 due to a knee injury during a preseason game. For his career, Sims-Walker has missed a total of 23 games overall.
In St Louis, he will challenge Clayton for the #1 receiver role opposite Avery, who is expected to make a full recovery from a torn ACL.