I don’t agree with Chris Simms Dan Leberfeld

Chris Simms said on WFAN that Matt Simms last name is hurting him.

“(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.”

First of all, Chris is overrating Matt’s performances just a little. In the fourth preseason game last year, against Philadelphia, facing all backups, Matt didn’t get the Jets in the end zone – once. He was given that game to do his thing, and was somewhat average.

Great guy, great teammate, hard worker, class act, but he’s not getting a raw deal. One issue with Matt Simms is he throws a flat deep ball with little arc on it.

Actually, after his rough college career, his stint with the Jets has been more time in the league than most thought he would get.

So I respectfully disagree with Chris Simms.

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