Sims-Walker Looks for Big Game Against Former Team

8 years 7 months 1 day ago Tuesday, August 30 2011 Aug 30, 2011 Tuesday, August 30, 2011 8:57:00 AM CDT August 30, 2011 in News
By: Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Mike Sims-Walker is looking for a big game against his former team to prove he belongs in St. Louis.

The free-agent receiver has helped the St. Louis Rams to a 3-0 preseason record, including a touchdown catch in Friday's 14-10 win
at Kansas City.

Sims-Walker and the Rams face Jacksonville in Thursday's final preseason game. The Jaguars drafted him in 2007 and he caught 106
passes in his final two seasons. He's still unhappy they didn't re-sign him. But showing Jacksonville it made a mistake isn't his only
incentive.

Sims-Walker is dedicating his life on and off the field to his father, who died of colon cancer in 2008. He changed his name from
Mike Walker to Mike Sims-Walker as a tribute and speaks out about colon cancer awareness and the importance of checkups.

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