The New York Jets have released quarterback Matt Simms, who backed up starter Geno Smith the past two seasons.
During the same interview in which he ripped Tom Brady for his role in the “deflategate” scandal, Chris Simms said his brother, Matt Simms, is not getting a legitimate chance with the Jets.
Mike Maccagnan has given Jets fans a reason to believe, but as long as the most important position on the field remains a crapshoot, the real expectations cannot begin.
Coach Todd Bowles didn’t specify whether the Jets want to add a quarterback from the draft or free agency, but the team holds the No. 6 pick — and Oregon’s Marcus Mariota could be available.
Simms has spent the last three seasons with the Jets, including serving as the third-string quarterback behind Geno Smith and Michael Vick this year.
On Saturday, the Jets said cornerback Darrin Walls won’t travel with the team to Kansas City. Phillip Adams could start in his place.
Geno Smith could go from being benched to being inactive for the Jets. The demoted QB has a shoulder injury that makes his availability uncertain for Sunday’s game at Kansas City.
Simms didn’t get to say goodbye until after revealing, of course, what he is benching these days.
New York’s most popular backup quarterback will be sticking around in 2014. The Jets have extended Matt Simms’ contract through next season, according to the New York Daily News.
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WFAN’s Mike Francesa lit into Rex Ryan’s struggling team during his opening monologue on Monday, one day after Gang Green was humiliated 23-3 by the average at best Miami Dolphins at MetLife Stadium.
It just keeps getting uglier and uglier. The New York Jets’ starting quarterback is uncertain, and their playoff hopes are fading. It looks as though they’re in for a rough final four games.
The Miami Dolphins put the Jets season on the brink with a dominating performance. Rookie QB Geno Smith is benched during the contest.
When the Jets were 5-4 and had the NFL world marveling at their resilience after beating the Saints, coach Rex Ryan had to avoid one word the rest of the way to stifle the calls for his job: regression.