NEW YORK (WFAN) — Chris Simms had quite the Tuesday on WFAN.
During the same interview in which he ripped Tom Brady for his role in the “deflategate” scandal, the former NFL quarterback said his brother, Matt Simms, the third quarterback on the Jets’ depth chart, is not getting a legitimate chance to play due to the family’s name.READ MORE: Gabby Petito's Family Speaks Publicly For 1st Time Since Her Body Was Found: 'We Can't Let Her Name Be Taken In Vain'
That may sound odd, but Chris Simms says it’s a legitimate beef.
“(Matt) hasn’t proven himself to be an NFL starter or anything like that, but every opportunity he’s gotten, whether it’s the preseason or even coming up in mop-up duty in the regular season he’s done very well and taken advantage of those chances,” Chris Simms said. “Some of the preseason performances he had … I truly believe if his last name was not Simms, teams would be wanting him to be their backup quarterback.”