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MATT SIMMS RUMORS & GOSSIP

How Matt Simms became the Jets’ go-to backup quarterback

In the fall of 2012, Matt Simms wondered if he would ever get another chance. The quarterback had been cut at the end of training camp that year and spent the fall working with high school quarterbacks and getting a few tryouts with NFL teams. But he could not be sure if he would ever put on an NFL uniform again. “There was that possibility,” Simms said this week. “I was...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 28, 2014  |  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

WATCH: Matt Simms does salsa dance after TD

New York Jets backup quarterback Matt Simms celebrated a go-ahead touchdown pass against the New York Giants with a poor attempt at a salsa dance as he tried to imitate the celebration move of Giants receiver Victor Cruz.Simms decided to embarrass himself by taunting his father Phil's former team after throwing an 11-yard touchdown which gave the Jets a 24-21 lead. A nearby...
Via Holdout Sports
August 23, 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

Matt Simms makes ref laugh with his salsa touchdown dance

You have to feel for Matt Simms. He's the third-string quarterback for the New York Jets and everyone knows that there's little to no chance -- barring injuries -- that he moves ahead of either Michael Vick or Geno Smith on the depth chart. So, you can't blame the man for having a little fun on Friday night during a preseason game against the New York Giants. Simms found...
Via Fox Sports
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets QB Matt Simms Cracks Up Ref With His Salsa Dance (Video)

We need more of this in the NFL. More Matt Simms dancing and less flags. #Jets QB Matt Simms likes his TDs with a hint of salsa. https://t.co/YA1DNfAs3y (Via @gifdsports) — Kari Van Horn (@KariVanHorn) August 23, 2014
Via BlackSportsOnline
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

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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via This Given Sunday
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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