Report: Thursday Night Football will feature strong matchups

The NFL television packages will have a very different look this year with the shield moving Thursday Night Football to CBS for the first half of the season.  The new Thursday Night package seems to run against the grain of everything else on the NFL television landscape.  It’s a one year deal between CBS and the league for those first 8 games and not a long-term contract. ...
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Phil Simms: Geno Smith better than any QB in the 2014 draft class

After being drafted 39th overall last year, former quarterback Phil Simms says Geno Smith would have been the first quarterback drafted this year (Credit: Newsday) Last year, West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith, fell to the 39th overall pick and was drafted by the New York Jets. According to former quarterback Phil Simms, if Geno Smith was in this year’s draft, he would be the...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Simms doesn’t believe there’s a franchise quarterback in NFL Draft

Count CBS analyst Phil Simms among those who are having trouble praising the quarterback class in the 2014 NFL Draft. Yesterday ESPN analyst Ron ‘Jaws’ Jaworski said he didn’t believe that Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel should be selected in the first three rounds of the upcoming draft, a claim he reiterated today. For his part, Simms was on Mad Dog Sports Radio and said he’s...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Simms is the latest analyst to not be wowed by 2014 QB class

The annual rites of spring are upon us. The NFL combine, pro days, and an endless stream of analysis by former players on upcoming draftees. Each year it’s a toss up as to whether former players will offer effusive praise or scathing criticism of that year’s draft class. This year, it seems that former NFL […]Continue reading...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Simms on the Giants struggles: “You always have to give a lot of the blame to the quarterback”

Former Giants great Phil Simms isn’t ready to give quarterback Eli Manning a pass for the Giants 0-5 start this season. “You always have to give a lot of the blame to the quarterback, especially when you’re throwing interceptions at the numbers that he has,” said Phil Simms on this evening’s broadcast of “NFL Monday QB” on CBS Sports Network via Tom Rock of Newsday...
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October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Phil Simms on the Chicago Bears week one opponent

Phil Simms is quickly becoming one of my favorite NFL talking heads. When he appears on CBS NFL Today, he often has to play the role of antagonist; bubble burster, guy who takes the punch bowl away once the party has started. And with Simms, writing up an interview often includes the phrase “Phil Simms noted with extreme sarcasm.” He’s very entertaining, in addition to being...
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September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Phil Simms displays poor math skills in final moments of Patriots-Texans game (Video)

CBS NFL analyst Phil Simms had some trouble with his math skills during the closing moments of Sunday's AFC divisional playoff game between the New England Patriots and Houston Texans. With the Patriots leading the Texans 41-28, the Texans had the ball at the Patriots 41 yard line with 30 seconds left. What did Simms think the Texans should do? You know what you do, maybe...
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January 13, 2013  |  2 Comments

Phil Simms: Eli Manning not an elite quarterback

Just when you thought Eli Manning had ended the “elite quarterback” discussion by winning a second Super Bowl, analyst Phil Simms had to stir it back up again. Simms, who played quarterback for the New York Giants from 1979-1993, said on CBS Sports Network’s “NFL Monday QB” that Manning is not elite. “No, he is not one of the elites,” Simms said, via the New York Daily...
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November 13, 2012  |  1 Comment

Retired New York Giants QB Phil Simms: "Super Bowl champs should be the favorites"

A day after the New York Giants defeated the New England Patriots 21-17 in Super Bowl XLVI, the MGM Grand’s sports book in Las Vegas released the odds for Super Bowl XLVII … and Big Blue wasn't even the favorite to win their own division. Instead, the Patriots topped the odds at 5-1 with the Green Bay Packers (11-2), Pittsburgh Steelers (6-1) and Philadelphia Eagles (6...
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June 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Phil Simms waxes on forward passes

CBS NFL analyst Phil Simms provided us some indispensable analysis, reminding us that the forward pass must go forward. 

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January 08, 2012  |  Discuss

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