Sims "Sick of Hearing About Peyton" - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Blue Star
The center of the Dallas Cowboys universe

Sims "Sick of Hearing About Peyton"

Ernie Sims respects but doesn't fear Denver QB Peyton Manning



    Cowboys linebacker Ernie Sims has heard just about enough about Peyton Manning, who comes to town this week with the Broncos.

    “I’m sick of hearing about Peyton Manning,” Sims said, per the Dallas Morning News. “We just got to go out there and do what we’ve got to do.”

    Sims will most likely start on Sunday, in place of Bruce Carter, who struggled mightily against the Chargers. But, despite his lack of fear, Sims definitely respects Manning.

    “You hear it all the time when a guy walks into the locker room: ‘Peyton Manning threw for four touchdowns, this and that,’” Sims said. “Yeah, he’s a great player. You can’t take that away from him. But at the end of the day, we’re all competitors. And me being a competitor, I don’t like that. I am ready to play football.”

    Stay on top of the latest Dallas Cowboys news with Follow NBC DFW on Facebook or have breaking Cowboys news sent directly to your phone with Blue Star SMS alerts. Text "bluestar" to 622339 (NBCDFW) to subscribe, text HELP for more info, and text STOP to end the subscription. Message and data rates may apply.Read more about it here.