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Chris Simms: Father hurting Matt’s chances as backup QB

Ahead of Saturday’s deadline for NFL teams to trim their rosters down to 53 players, the Bills cut quarterback Matt Simms, who is the son of former NFL player Phil Simms. The younger Simms went undrafted out of Tennessee in 2012 and had spent the previous three seasons with the Jets. While it would figure that having Phil Simms as your father would be a good thing in terms of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Buffalo Bills Quarterback Throws Ball Backwards While Being Sacked

Yeah … I’m pretty sure this wasn’t how the Buffalo Bills designed this play, but Matt Simms made a boneheaded move during the team’s final preseason game against the Detroit Lions. After being flushed out of the pocket, Simms found himself being taken down by the Lions’ defender. What followed was a move that can’t be explained, as Simms decided to throw the ball: "He...
Via Gamedayr
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Simms Throwing Wrong Direction Among Worst NFL Preseason Finale Plays (Videos)

It’s officially Friday on the east coast, which means we’re officially less than a week away from NFL football that matters. That also means the NFL preseason finally is over, as all 32 teams were in action Thursday night. To celebrate, we rounded up a few of the best-worst plays of the evening. Enjoy. — Buffalo Bills quarterback Matt Simms throws (fumbles?) the ball in the...
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Simms might want to have this boner of a play back (Video)

If Matt Simms’ goal entering the Buffalo Bills’ final preseason game was to make plays that would force people to take notice, he certainly succeeded. Take a look at this gem he uncorked in the third quarter Thursday against the Detroit Lions: Ahhh yes, the old “chuck the ball up and see what happens play.” Usually it works better if you attempt it when your body isn...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

No Huddle – New York Jets Simms Eulogy Edition

TJ Rosenthal kicks off another week of New York Jets coverage at Turn On The Jets with his weekly No Huddle – Make sure to give TJ a follow on Twitter and Turn On The Jets a follow on Facebook. The Simms Debate Matt Simms is one of two things. The former New York Jets backup to the backup was released last week. He was either: just another guy who deserved a chance to get a...
Via Turn On The Jets
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Simms: Brother doesn't get chance because of last name

By Vincent Frank Even while he was a member of the disastrous New York Jets quarterback depth chart over the past three seasons, Matt Simms existed in relative obscurity. Over the past two seasons, the former Tennessee quarterback has thrown just 39 regular season passes. Never considered much of a NFL prospect, Simms went undrafted back in 2012. This came on the heels him throwing...
Via Sportsnaut
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets QB coach: I told Matt Simms I’d ‘castrate’ him for doing Victor Cruz salsa dance

New York Jets quarterbacks coach David Lee was not among those who were charmed, nor amused, when Matt Simms busting out New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz’s trademark salsa dance after throwing a touchdown pass during the third quarter of Friday’s preseason game against Cruz’s Giants team. In fact, Lee intimated that he threatened […] The post Jets QB coach: I told...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: New York Jets quarterback Matt Simms has all the right moves

When you’re evaluating an NFL quarterback one of the most underrated qualities is lateral quickness. It’s one thing to be able to sprint for major gains like Colin Kaepernick or Cam Newton, but just as important is the ability to move your feet and get out of tricky situations when the pocket collapses. If this past weekend’s preseason game against the Giants is anything to...
Via cover32 - Jets
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets QB Matt Simms does salsa dance and ref loves it (Video)

Matt Simms was playing the New York Giants in a preseason game on Friday night, so he figured that would be the perfect time to do his best impression of Victor Cruz’s salsa dance. After throwing a touchdown pass to give the Jets the lead in the fourth quarter, Simms broke out his salsa dance. […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jets Sign QB Matt Simms To A One-Year Extension

Seth Walder of the New York Daily News reports that the New York Jets have renegotiated QB Matt Simms‘ contract, which will now keep him under team control through the 2014 season. Simms, 25, was set to become a free agent this offseason, but now will make $495,000 next year. The Jets signed Greg McElroy to a reserve/future contract last week, so keeping Simms looks to be...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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