Jets re-sign backup QB Matt Simms to one-year deal

Jets backup quarterback Matt Simms was expected to be a free agent this offseason, but the young signal caller has renegotiated his contract to extend through 2014, according to a person familiar with the situation. Simms is scheduled to have a salary of $495,000 in 2014, according to league records. The renegotiation may have occurred as early as the regular season. He signed a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 16, 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...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets bench Geno Smith in favor of Matt Simms

    After a rough first half against the Dolphins,  the New York Jets have benched rookie Geno Smith in favor of Chris Simms. Marty Mornhinweg talking with Matt Simms as Jets await this kickoff. Looks like Jets will make the QB change. #nyj — Manish Mehta (@MMehtaNYDN) December 1, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet ...
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December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets release Greg McElroy in favor of Matt Simms

It looks like the New York Jets are looking to get younger at the quarterback position.  They decided to release quarterback Greg McElroy in favor of Matt Simms. A few minutes ago, #Jets released backup and former #Bama star Greg McElroy, source says. Had served as Geno Smith's mentor for months. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 31, 2013 Simms had a very impressive preseason...
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August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan: Simms has been ‘absolutely outstanding’

The Jets have until today at 6 p.m. to get their roster down to 53 players. The most interesting question right now revolves around the No. 3 quarterback spot. Matt Simms completed 33-of-44 passes for 285 yards on Thursday night against the Eagles. Was it enough to secure him the third-string job over Greg McElroy? Jets coach Rex Ryan raved about Simms yesterday. “Oh my goodness”...
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August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Jets begin cutting roster to 53

The New York Jets defeated the Philadelphia Eagles 27-20 in their final preseason game. Matt Simms, son of Giant great Phill Simms, is doing all he can to make the Jets roster. Mark Sanchez and Geno Smith both sat out of Thursday night’s game along with most of the other Jets starters. For the rest of the Jet players, Thursday night was a chance to prove to coaches they belong...
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Simms Is Worth Developing

In the preseason finale, the New York Jets gave Matt Simms his most extensive NFL action since coming into the league in 2012. Simms played the entire game against the Philadelphia Eagles and left the coaching staff impressed and the fans wanting more. Simms was a mostly unknown commodity when training camp opened in late July. Most Jets fans forgot that Simms was actually with the...
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Simms could win a roster spot with the Jets

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...
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August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

QB Matt Simms the Jets' unsung hero

Matt Simms has performed the brilliantly for Gang Green this preseason. The second-year player out of Tennessee led the Jets’ on two late scoring drives to propel the team to victory over its hometown rival, the New York Giants on Saturday night.
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

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