Originally written August 28, 2013 on This Given Sunday:
Sometimes in the NFL, you have to be at the right place at the right time. It seems Jets quarterback Matt Simms has positioned himself at just that perfect place at the perfect moment, and in doing so, he’ll have a game to show the New York Jets he can help the team. Simms, who would normally play very little for the Jets even in preseason play, will be the beneficiary of three injured quarterbacks ahead of him on the depth chart, and is set to start the Jets’ final preseason game according to Albert Breer of NFL.com. Mark Sanchez’s return for the regular season is in question, Geno Smith won’t be on the field until at least week one, and third-string quarterback Greg McElroy aggravated a knee injury in practice. The Jets’ final preseason game should have been McElroy’s chance to impress his coaches, but he may get another chance down the line. Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reported that the injury is only a minor one. For Simms, this could be his first and last true chance to impre...
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