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Mon, 07 Sep 2015 13:56:08 -0700
Free-agent QB Matt Simms (Bills) and TE Marcel Jensen (Broncos) were signed to the Atlanta Falcons' practice squad Monday, Sept. 7.
Fri, 04 Sep 2015 11:11:42 -0700
Buffalo Bills QB Matt Simms and FB John Conner were released Friday, Sept. 4.
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 19:35:27 -0700
Buffalo Bills QB Matt Simms is not believed to be in line to make the 53-man roster, and "the odds are stacked against" him according to head coach Rex Ryan. However, if the team elects to cut QBs Matt Cassel or EJ Manuel, that could change things dramatically.
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:18:38 -0700
Buffalo Bills QB Matt Simms is receiving a high volume of reps in practice Friday, July 31. Simms is listed as the fourth quarterback on the depth chart.
Mon, 15 Jun 2015 05:05:02 -0700
Free-agent QB Michael Vick (Jets) has not drawn a lot of interest from teams mainly because of his work ethic with the New York Jets. Indications are Vick barely looked at the Jets playbook and yielded many of his reps to QB Matt Simms in practice.
Fantasy Tip: Although Vick has given indications he still wants to play, things like this make it hard to believe many teams will give him a shot. Vick will be a backup for the remainder of his career at best and carries little fantasy value even if forced into a starting situation.
Sat, 30 May 2015 08:09:03 -0700
Buffalo Bills QB Matt Simms likely will not be a candidate for the starting quarterback job during training camp.
Fri, 29 May 2015 14:34:19 -0700
New York Jets QB Matt Simms was claimed off waivers by the Buffalo Bills Friday, May 29. The Bills also waived QB Jeff Tuel.
Thu, 28 May 2015 14:04:00 -0700
New York Jets QB Matt Simms was released Thursday, May 28.
Thu, 02 Apr 2015 10:03:40 -0700
The New York Jets would like to add another quarterback this offseason to compete with QBs Geno Smith, Ryan Fitzpatrick and Matt Simms, according to head coach Todd Bowles.
Tue, 30 Dec 2014 13:37:59 -0800
New York Jets QB Matt Simms had his contract restructured Tuesday, Dec. 30. Terms of the restructured deal were not disclosed.
Sun, 28 Dec 2014 08:41:45 -0800
The New York Jets have declared SS Jaiquawn Jarrett, QB Matt Simms, C Nick Mangold, WR Percy Harvin, DL T.J. Barnes, WR Walter Powell, OG Wesley Johnson inactive for Week 17.
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:29:43 -0800
The New York Jets have declared OL Dakota Dozier, SS Jaiquawn Jarrett, QB Matt Simms, FS Rontez Miles, DL T.J. Barnes, WR Walter Powell, OG Wesley Johnson inactive for Week 16.
Sun, 14 Dec 2014 11:46:01 -0800
The New York Jets have declared CB Antonio Allen, OT Dakota Dozier, C Wesley Johnson, WR Walter Powell, QB Matt Simms, DB Josh Thomas, DE Muhammad Wilkerson inactive for Week 15.
Sun, 07 Dec 2014 08:40:27 -0800
The New York Jets have declared OL Dakota Dozier, TE Jace Amaro, CB Josh Thomas, QB Matt Simms, DL Muhammad Wilkerson, WR Walter Powell, OG Wesley Johnson inactive for Week 14.
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 16:05:11 -0800
The New York Jets have declared OL Dakota Dozier, TE Jace Amaro, CB Josh Thomas, QB Matt Simms, DL Muhammad Wilkerson, WR Walter Powell, OG Wesley Johnson inactive for Week 13.
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:39:52 -0800
The New York Jets have declared RB Bilal Powell, OL Dakota Dozier, DE IK Enemkpali, CB Josh Thomas, QB Matt Simms, WR Walter Powell, OG Wesley Johnson inactive for Week 12.
Sun, 09 Nov 2014 08:36:25 -0800
The New York Jets have declared OL Dakota Dozier, CB Darrin Walls, DE IK Enemkpali, QB Matt Simms, DL T.J. Barnes, WR Walter Powell, OG Wesley Johnson inactive for Week 10.
Fri, 07 Nov 2014 13:50:51 -0800
New York Jets QB Geno Smith (shoulder) has improved enough that he'll serve as the backup to QB Michael Vick in Week 10 against the Pittsburgh Steelers. It'll be the first time that Smith will serve as a healthy backup in his short career. QB Matt Simms will remain on the active roster, but he'll be inactive against the Steelers.
Sun, 02 Nov 2014 09:44:30 -0800
New York Jets QB Matt Simms will be the primary backup quarterback in Week 9 because the injury to QB Geno Smith (shoulder). Smith is not playing, because he could do further damage to his shoulder.
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 15:42:15 -0700
The New York Jets waived WR Chris Owusu and promoted QB Matt Simms to the 53-man roster Saturday, Nov. 1.
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 10:53:12 -0700
The New York Jets signed QB Matt Simms to the active roster from the practice squad and released WR Chris Owusu Saturday, Nov. 1.
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 14:06:56 -0700
New York Jets QB Geno Smith's (shoulder) availability for Week 9 against the Kansas City Chiefs is in question, and he's experiencing "minor soreness." However, head coach Rex Ryan downplayed the severity of Smith's injury, and said the team hopes he can resume throwing by Wednesday, Oct. 29. QB Matt Simms will be ready just in case.
Fantasy Tip: Smith should be avoided everywhere after it was announced that Michael Vick ($4,400; 8.8% of cap) will start against the Chiefs. It's not a wise move to rely on Vick in his first start of the season.
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 16:18:56 -0700
The New York Jets signed free-agents DT Tevita Finau, DL Kerry Hyder, SS Rontez Miles, TE Chris Pantale, OT Brent Qvale, RB Daryl Richardson and QB Matt Simms to the team's practice squad Sunday, Aug. 31. All seven players spent training camp with the team.
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:44:40 -0700
The New York Jets waived OG William Campbell, WR Clyde Gates, DT Kerry Hyder, LB Garrett McIntyre, OT Brent Qvale, CB Jeremy Reeves, OG Caleb Schlauderaff and QB Matt Simms Saturday, Aug. 30.
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:42:33 -0700
New York Jets QB Matt Simms has shown a lot improvement and is throwing more consistent passes, according to quarterbacks coach David Lee. "Matt Simms has improved as much as any guy I think I can ever remember coaching," Lee said. "Early on, he threw so hard, our backs couldn't catch it. There was no touch. He developed some touch, and developed more touch. Right now, he is accurate." Simms is expected to receive significant playing time in the final preseason game, but it is not known if the team will keep three quarterbacks on the final roster.
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:48:00 -0700
New York Jets QB Matt Simms has shown improved as much as anyone, according to quarterback's coach David Lee.
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:56:38 -0700
New York Jets QB Tajh Boyd will play in the second preseason game, according to head coach Rex Ryan. Ryan did not say if QB Matt Simms will receive any playing time.
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 11:49:13 -0700
New York Jets QBs Tajh Boyd and Matt Simms will compete for the No. 3 quarterback job during training camp.
Wed, 04 Jun 2014 13:05:36 -0700
New York Jets QB Geno Smith said he believes in competition, and will compete every day. "I'm looking forward to working with Mike," Smith said. "When I was with Mark Sanchez, we did a good job of doing the same thing we competed hard. That's what we do around here. We're going to compete on a daily basis, all of us, Matt Simms, Taj Boyd, every guy on this team is competing. It's a good sign for this team because it makes us get better day to day."
Sat, 10 May 2014 16:37:35 -0700
The New York Jets selected Clemson QB Tajh Boyd with the No. 213 overall pick in the sixth round of the NFL Draft Saturday, May 10. He is not a threat to displace QBs Geno Smith or Michael Vick, but he will battle QB Matt Simms for the No. 3 job during training camp and the preseason.
Fri, 21 Mar 2014 17:35:43 -0700
The New York Jets may select a quarterback in the later rounds of the 2014 NFL Draft that would compete with QB Matt Simms for the No. 3 quarterback job.
Tue, 14 Jan 2014 06:23:33 -0800
The New York Jets re-signed QB Matt Simms to a one-year deal. He's set to make $495,000 in 2014.
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 12:43:30 -0800
New York Jets QB Matt Simms said he did not receive any snaps with the first-team offense during practice Wednesday, Dec. 4.
Mon, 02 Dec 2013 09:36:15 -0800
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan is not naming a starting quarterback between QBs Geno Smith and Matt Simms for Week 14. "It's safe to say that we'll put the guys in who we think give us the best chance to be successful," Ryan said. "That's the way it is and will be moving forward." Smith had just 29 first-half passing yards and an interception in Week 13 against the Miami Dolphins before being benched in favor of Simms. Simms threw for 50 yards and an interception in the second half.
Fantasy Tip: It would be wise to stay as far away from this situation as possible.
Sun, 01 Dec 2013 14:43:21 -0800
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan benched QB Geno Smith after the first half of the Week 13 game against the Miami Dolphins. Smith completed just four of his 10 passes for 29 yards, no touchdowns and one interception. QB Matt Simms replaced him, completing nine of his 18 pass attempts for 79 yards, no touchdowns and a pick.
Mon, 25 Nov 2013 17:28:15 -0800
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan would not answer when asked if QB Matt Simms would get first-team reps in practice this week.
Fantasy Tip: QB Geno Smith has been tabbed as the Week 13 starter, but he has been very shaky the past two games. Even if Simms were to start, his fantasy appeal is negligible.
Mon, 18 Nov 2013 13:59:00 -0800
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said QB Matt Simms could receive more snaps with the first-team offense during practice.
Mon, 18 Nov 2013 13:41:48 -0800
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said the team will stick with QB Geno Smith as the starter in Week 12 against the Baltimore Ravens. "Without question, Geno's going to start this game," Ryan said. However, Ryan said he could give QB Matt Simms more first-team repetitions in practice this week.
Fantasy Tip: Smith has been wildly inconsistent in his rookie season, which wasn't unexpected. Smith should be nothing more than a crapshoot as a backup QB for fantasy purposes.
Sun, 27 Oct 2013 15:43:08 -0700
New York Jets QB Geno Smith was lifted in the fourth quarter of the Week 8 game against the Cincinnati Bengals, as head coach Rex Ryan went with QB Matt Simms to finish up. The score of the game was rather lopsided, but Smith was also victimized for two interceptions for touchdowns.
Mon, 21 Oct 2013 15:33:05 -0700
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said QB Matt Simms will continue be the team's No. 2 quarterback and that the team does not expect QB David Garrard to play.
Mon, 30 Sep 2013 12:01:25 -0700
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said he will stick with QB Geno Smith despite his rough start against the Tennessee Titans in Week 4. However, Ryan hinted that Smith needs to improve after turning the ball over a season-high four times against the Titans. Smith is tied for the league lead with 11 turnovers through four games. "You can't buy experience, but with that being said, we still have to do a much better job -- Geno, in particular -- of protecting the football at all costs," Ryan said, "You can't be nonchalant about it, you have to protect the ball." QBs Matt Simms and Brady Quinn are the other options, and Simms has zero NFL experience.
Fantasy Tip: We warned you that Smith would have his share of bumps and bruises in his rookie season. Turnovers are part of that equation. His upside is evident, though, and with the right matchups, he could be useful as a bye week filler at QB.
Thu, 19 Sep 2013 14:57:36 -0700
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said that QB Matt Simms isn't a threat to steal QB Geno Smith's starting job. "Well, I think there are a lot of guys that like Simms, I don't think there's any doubt, but to say as our starting quarterback? I don't see that," Ryan said. "Again, I'm obviously saying that that couldn't happen, but we see Geno as our starting quarterback now, and that's how we see it. We like Matt -- or Phil, if you want." The Jets are happy with Smith's play, other than some miscues, and have acknowledged that he will go through his bumps and bruises as part of the learning experience.
Fantasy Tip: Smith will likely have a long leash, since the Jets see him as the future starter at QB in the long run. Starting him for fantasy purposes would be foolish, though.
Fri, 06 Sep 2013 13:39:53 -0700
New York Jets LB Nick Bellore (oblique), OT Willie Colon (knee, shoulder), CB Antonio Cromartie (hip), DT Leger Douzable (illness), OG Vladimir Ducasse (calf), WR Clyde Gates (shoulder), LB David Harris (hip), DT Damon Harrison (knee), OT Ben Ijalana (knee), CB Ellis Lankster (foot, hamstring), CB Dee Milliner (Achilles'), QB Matt Simms (calf, oblique) and OG Brian Winters (ankle) are listed as probable for Week 1. Cromartie was limited in practice Friday, Sept. 6, while the others all practiced in full.
Thu, 05 Sep 2013 14:54:13 -0700
New York Jets LB Nick Bellore (oblique), OL Willie Colon (knee, shoulder), OL Vladimir Ducasse (calf), WR Clyde Gates (shoulder), LB David Harris (hip), LB Damon Harrison (knee), WR Stephen Hill (knee), OL Ben Ijalana (knee), WR Jeremy Kerley (finger), DB Ellis Lankster (foot, hamstring), CB Dee Milliner (Achilles'), QB Matt Simms (calf, oblique) and OL Brian Winters (ankle) practiced in full Thursday, Sept. 5.
Wed, 04 Sep 2013 14:38:24 -0700
New York Jets LB Nick Bellore (oblique), OT Willie Colon (knee, shoulder), OG Vladimir Ducasse (calf), WR Clyde Gates (shoulder), LB David Harris (hip), DT Damon Harrison (knee), WR Stephen Hill (knee), OT Ben Ijalana (knee), WR Jeremy Kerley (finger), CB Ellis Lankster (foot, hamstring), CB Dee Milliner (Achilles'), QB Matt Simms (calf, oblique) and OG Brian Winters (ankle) practiced in full Wednesday, Sept. 4.
Fri, 30 Aug 2013 00:46:54 -0700
New York Jets QB Matt Simms, in competition for the No. 3 quarterback job behind Mark Sanchez and Geno Smith, threw for 285 yards and led four scoring drives as the Jets won 27-20 over the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday, Aug. 29.
Thu, 29 Aug 2013 11:05:20 -0700
New York Jets QB Matt Simms has the chance to win the No. 3 quarterback job over QB Greg McElroy. Simms is scheduled to start the final preseason game.
Wed, 28 Aug 2013 08:17:45 -0700
New York Jets QB Matt Simms will start the final preseason game this week.
Wed, 31 Jul 2013 17:20:45 -0700
New York Jets QB Geno Smith showed well during practice, displaying accuracy and zip on his passes. However, when it came to running gassers at the end of practice, one analyst said it looked like Smith "had done no conditioning. It was actually embarrassing to see how far behind (QB Mark Sanchez) and (QB Matt Simms) and everybody else that's there."
Fantasy Tip: Despite the struggle in gassers, Smith has reportedly received high marks for picking up the offense and his work during drills. Smith's conditioning might be in question somewhat, but he is definitely trying hard to make the decision between himself and Mark Sanchez a difficult one for head coach Rex Ryan.
Wed, 26 Jun 2013 19:10:01 -0700
New York Jets QB Greg McElroy and QB Matt Simms are battling for the No. 3 quarterback job, if the team even decides it is necessary to keep three behind QBs Mark Sanchez and Geno Smith. Quarterbacks coach David Lee has been trying to get McElroy to take more chances downfield, instead of option for check-downs.