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Lions acquire Sims from Seattle

What has been previously discussed in this space is now coming to life.

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Detroit Lions have acquired guard Rob Sims in a trade with the Seattle Seahawks. According to Schefter, the Seahawks will get a fifth-round draft pick in return.

Sims will be the favorite to start at left guard for the Lions.

Seattle also sent a 2010 seventh-round choice to Detroit for defensive end Robert Henderson, Schefter reports.