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Mon, 22 Aug 2005 15:39:14 -0700
ESPN.com reports the Pittsburgh Steelers have released WR Sam Simmons.
Thu, 18 Aug 2005 18:49:00 -0700
Bob Labriola, of Steelers.com, reports Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher said WR Sam Simmons (undisclosed) is out for the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 20.
Tue, 01 Feb 2005 19:36:35 -0800
The Pittsburgh Steelers have allocated WR Sam Simmons to NFL Europe, reports Steelers.com.
Tue, 01 Feb 2005 15:10:09 -0800
USAToday.com reports the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed WR Sam Simmons. Terms of the deal were undisclosed.
Sat, 25 Sep 2004 07:59:27 -0700
Michael Russo and Alex Marvez, of the Miami Sun-Sentinel, report the Carolina Panthers worked out free agent WR Sam Simmons (Dolphins) during the week.
Tue, 07 Sep 2004 12:13:41 -0700
Alex Marvez, of the Sun-Sentinel, reports the Miami Dolphins have released WR Sam Simmons.
Sat, 21 Aug 2004 08:47:45 -0700
Jason Cole, of the Miami Herald, reports Miami Dolphins WR Sam Simmons (ankle) returned to practice Thursday, Aug. 19, after seeing a specialist for a severe bone bruise in his left ankle. Simmons said he will play through the pain after being advised that surgery to correct the injury would sideline him for the entire season.
Thu, 19 Aug 2004 04:11:20 -0700
Alex Marvez, of the Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins WR Sam Simmons (ankle) has a severely bruised left ankle. He was set to see a specialist in Charlotte, N.C., earlier this week.
Sat, 14 Aug 2004 08:45:03 -0700
Armando Salguero, of the Miami Herald, reports the Miami Dolphins' young wide receivers have a great opportunity to make an impression in the preseason opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars Saturday, Aug. 14. WRs J.R. Tolver, Sam Simmons, Marvin Minnis and Kendall Newson (Achilles) will receive significant playing time as injuries have decimated the position. ''We're going to see how those young guys react when the lights come on, and [we will] make a decision from there,'' Spielman said. "We want to see how they respond to game situations, when the pace is quicker and the stakes are higher, to make our final decision.'' That final decision includes whether to add a proven receiver in the free agent market or make a trade to solidify the position.
Fri, 30 Jul 2004 10:21:13 -0700
The Sun-Sentinel reports Miami Dolphins WR Sam Simmons enters training camp as one of the top contender to replace RB Travis Minor as the team's kickoff return man.
Sun, 27 Jun 2004 16:44:14 -0700
Jason Cole reports for the Sporting News that Miami Dolphins WR Sam Simmons will battle for a kick return job and depth position at receiver.
Wed, 23 Jun 2004 08:21:58 -0700
Joe Schad, of the Palm Beach Post, reports although practice Tuesday, June 22, was a "rookies only" quarterback school, Miami Dolphins WRs Marvin Minnis, Kendall Newson, J.R. Tolver, Sam Simmons and Terrence Wilkins all participated, the most veterans at any position. "None of those guys -- nobody -- has got it made, so we've got to make this work," said Dolphins wide receivers coach Jerry Sullivan. "I told them I wanted to work and they were fine with it."
Wed, 02 Jun 2004 08:17:02 -0700
The Sun-Sentinel reports Miami Dolphins WR Sam Simmons is in the mix for the team's No. 3 wide receiver position, according to Dolphins head coach Dave Wannstedt.
Tue, 04 May 2004 08:35:02 -0700
The Sun-Sentinel reports Miami Dolphins WR Terrence Wilkins is battling to make the roster, competing with WR Sam Simmons and RB Travis Minor for a spot on special teams.
Mon, 03 May 2004 08:58:34 -0700
Alex Marvez, of the Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins WR Sam Simmons is in the mix to be the team's No. 3 receiver.
Tue, 25 Nov 2003 15:38:09 -0800
Miami Dolphins WR Sam Simmons (ankle) was placed on injured reserve with a left high ankle sprain.
Mon, 24 Nov 2003 19:19:14 -0800
Miami Dolphins WR/PR Kendall Newson could see a reduction in his playing time after fumbling a punt return in Week 12 against the Washington Redskins. Newson was replacing injured WR/KR Sam Simmons (ankle) when he turned the ball over.
Mon, 24 Nov 2003 18:16:21 -0800
Updating previous reports, Miami Dolphins WR/KR Sam Simmons (ankle) suffered a high left ankle sprain in Sunday's, Nov. 23, game against the Washington Redskins. Because of the severity of the injury, Simmons could be headed for injured reserve. The Dolphins are considering re-signing RB Charlie Rogers if Simmons is deemed unable to play.
Mon, 24 Nov 2003 11:47:38 -0800
Michael Cunningham, of the Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins KR Sam Simmons (ankle) suffered an injury to his left ankle during Sunday's, Nov. 23, game against the Washinton Redskins. His status for Thursday's, Nov. 27, game against the Dallas Cowboys has yet to be determined.
Mon, 03 Nov 2003 15:40:31 -0800
With a 20-yard punt return during the Sunday, Nov. 2, game against the Indianapolis Colts, Miami Dolphins WR Sam Simmons will keep the punt return duties for the Sunday, Nov. 9, game against the Tennessee Titans.
Fri, 31 Oct 2003 21:56:52 -0800
Miami Dolphins WR Sam Simmons (neck) practiced on Friday, Oct. 31, and is expected to play in Week 9.
Wed, 29 Oct 2003 20:43:56 -0800
Miami Dolphins WR Sam Simmons will handle punt return duties for the second consecutive game in the Sunday, Nov. 2, game against the Indianapolis Colts.
Wed, 29 Oct 2003 13:41:50 -0800
MiamiDolphins.com reports Miami Dolphins WR Sam Simmons (neck) is listed as probable for Week 9.
Wed, 29 Oct 2003 07:58:52 -0800
The Palm Beach Post reports Miami Dolphins WR Sam Simmons will return punts for the second consecutive week Sunday, Nov. 2. RB Charlie Rogers was signed in the off-season to be the return man, but did not play against San Diego on Monday night. There is a chance he could be inactive Sunday.
Sat, 18 Oct 2003 06:02:46 -0700
Miami Dolphins WR Sam Simmons did not practice Friday, Oct. 17, as he had to tend to personal matters.
Thu, 16 Oct 2003 22:56:58 -0700
KFFL has learned Miami Dolphins WR Sam Simmons was excused from practice Thursday, Oct. 16, due to personal reasons. He is expected to play Sunday against the New England Patriots.
Mon, 25 Aug 2003 06:47:24 -0700
The Sun-Sentinel reports Miami Dolphins WR Sam Simmons has switched to No. 83.
Fri, 22 Aug 2003 09:57:42 -0700
Jason Cole, of the Miami Herald, reports Miami Dolphins WRs Sam Simmons and J.R. Tolver will try to further cement their roles as the fourth and fifth receivers on the Dolphins' regular-season roster. If both continue to impress, Dolphins veteran WR Oronde Gadsden is expected to be traded or released.
Thu, 21 Aug 2003 09:41:08 -0700
Michael Cunningham, of the Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins WR Sam Simmons is a leader for what could be the final two slots for wide receivers. Dolphins wide receivers coach Robert Ford said he holds out hope of getting six players, but that's not likely.
Mon, 18 Aug 2003 10:46:50 -0700
Alex Marvez, of the Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins WR Oronde Gadsden (foot) has slipped behind youngsters J.R. Tolver and Sam Simmons for the fourth and fifth receiver spots, due to missed practices and reporting to camp overweight. Barring an injury to a key member of the Dolphins' receiving corps in the final two exhibition games, Gadsden's only hope of sticking would be an unexpected decision by the coaching staff to keep six receivers in the belief that he can regain the form that made him a productive starter for five seasons.
Mon, 11 Aug 2003 09:57:42 -0700
Alex Marvez, of the Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins WR Sam Simmons (neck) impressed Dolphins head coach Dave Wannstedt by returning to practice Sunday, August 10 despite some soreness from a hit taken during the Friday, August 9 pre-season game. Simmons was upended by Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Torrie Cox shortly after catching Sage Rosenfels' pass. Simmons landed on his head, which forced him to miss the rest of the game.
Sun, 10 Aug 2003 10:46:42 -0700
The Sun-Sentinel reports Miami Dolphins WR Sam Simmons (neck) suffered a neck injury during the Friday, August 8 pre-season game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Dolphins head coach Dave Wannstedt said that Simmons should not miss any time.
Sat, 09 Aug 2003 10:31:58 -0700
Miami Dolphins WR Sam Simmons (neck) suffered a sprained neck during the Dolphins preseason game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Friday, August 8, according to the Sun-Sentinel. The severity of the injury is unknown at this time.
Wed, 30 Jul 2003 06:52:32 -0700
The Palm Beach Post reports Miami Dolphins WR Sam Simmons is making a strong push to make the roster, according to head coach Dave Wannstedt. "Sam Simmons is having a very, very good camp," Wannstedt said. "Besides Charlie Rogers, he's a guy we definitely have to look at on special teams in addition to the receiver position. He's in the mix."
Sat, 22 Feb 2003 23:20:05 -0800
Miami Dolphins senior vice president of football operations Rick Spielman said Saturday that WR/KR Sam Simmons has come along well since being drafted a year ago and has a legitimate chance at winning the team’s punt return duties this year. While Simmons has improved, Spielman said his potential wouldn’t stop the team from going after more receivers during the NFL Draft.
Wed, 01 Jan 2003 00:49:06 -0800
The USA TODAY reports the Miami Dolphins have signed WR Sam Simmons from their practice squad to their 2003 roster.
Mon, 02 Sep 2002 18:30:50 -0700
MiamiDolphins.com reports the Miami Dolphins have signed WR Sam Simmons to their practice squad.
Sun, 25 Aug 2002 15:27:35 -0700
MiamiDolphins.com reports the Miami Dolphins have released rookie WR Sam Simmons.
Sat, 27 Jul 2002 10:00:19 -0700
Updating previous reports, ESPN.com’s Len Pasquarelli reports WR Sam Simmons’ deal with the Miami Dolphins is worth $994,500 over three years. He landed a $89,500 signing bonus and base salaries of $225,000 (2002), $300,000 (2003) and $380,000 (2004).
Fri, 26 Jul 2002 11:55:07 -0700
MiamiDolphins.com reports Miami Dolphins WR Sam Simmons (stomach cramps) left Friday morning’s practice due to stomach cramps.
Fri, 26 Jul 2002 01:07:58 -0700
Alex Marvez reports for the Sun Sentinel the three-year contract signed by rookie WR Sam Simmons with the Miami Dolphins was valued at $994,500. It included an $89,500 signing bonus and minimum base salaries for all three years.
Thu, 25 Jul 2002 17:21:40 -0700
MiamiDolphins.com reports the team has officially signed fourth-round draft pick, WR Sam Simmons. He signed a three-year contract.
Wed, 24 Jul 2002 07:22:35 -0700
The Miami Herald reports the Miami Dolphins could sign rookie, fifth-round pick draft pick, WR Sam Simmons, as early as later Wednesday.
Thu, 20 Jun 2002 06:05:51 -0700
The Sun-Sentinel reports Miami Dolphins rookie WR Sam Simmons won’t be at practice Thursday because he’s returning to Northwestern to get his degree in communications.
Mon, 10 Jun 2002 09:33:50 -0700
MiamiDolphins.com reports Miami Dolphins rookie WR Sam Simmons, according to head coach Dave Wannstedt, will have an opportunity to come in and be in the mix. Coach Wannstedt describes Simmons as well-built, tough and runs very good routes.
Sat, 08 Jun 2002 09:30:51 -0700
MiamiDolphins.com reports that Miami Dolphins head coach Dave Wannstedt said that he will give WR Albert Johnson, RB Travis Minor, and rookie WR Sam Simmons a look on kickoff returns this season. The potential returners will compete with WR Chris Chambers and FS Brock Marion for a spot on the return team.
Mon, 08 Apr 2002 07:39:12 -0700
Updating previous reports, Northwestern WR/RB/KR/PR Sam Simmons had a pre-draft visit with the Chicago Bears on Sunday. Simmons excelled during position specific drills and interviews with Bears personnel, including head coach Dick Jauron.
Mon, 01 Apr 2002 10:44:12 -0800
Northwestern WR/RB/KR/PR Sam Simmons has been invited into Kansas City for a pre-draft visit with the Kansas City Chiefs.
Mon, 01 Apr 2002 10:43:54 -0800
The Chicago Bears have invited WR/RB/KR/PR Sam Simmons, of Northwestern, in for a pre-draft visit.
Mon, 01 Apr 2002 10:43:33 -0800
The Miami Dolphins have invited WR/RB/KR/PR Sam Simmons, of Northwestern, in for a pre-draft visit.