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Matt Simms QB

Atlanta Falcons

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Falcons' Matt Simms: Signed to practice squad
by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

Simms signed a reserve future contract with the Falcons earlier this month.

Simms joins the team's backup QB mix behind starter Matt Ryan, with Sean Renfree also under contract for the 2016 season.

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Bills release QB Matt Simms
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Quarterback Matt Simms was among the cuts made by the Bills on Friday as they work to pare their roster down to 53, per the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle.

Simms, who was released by the rival Jets in late May, completed 19 of 39 passes for 195 yards and one touchdown over the last two seasons.

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Bills' Matt Simms: 'I wasn't getting my fair share' of reps with Jets
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Bills quarterback Matt Simms confirmed Wednesday that he asked for his release from the Jets after not receiving enough practice time in OTAs, ESPN.com reports.

"You never want to quit a job when you don’t really know whether there is a job waiting for you," Simms said Wednesday, "But at the same time, I wasn’t happy, and you have to do what makes you happy, so I was willing to take that chance to be happy. I felt like I wasn’t getting my fair share of the reps and work. Today -- even though it was my first day -- I got more work today than I did my last week with the Jets. Yeah, it was risky, but in the end it paid off and I’m happy to be here now."

Coach Rex Ryan responded cautiously when asked if Simms would be added to a starting-quarterback competition that already involves three players.

"It is what it is right now, three guys are going to be working at it, they’re splitting the reps," Ryan said. "But don’t kid yourself. Matt will be given opportunities. Is he going to get as many as the top three guys? Probably not, but one thing about Matt, is I know he will take advantage of the opportunities he gets, and I’m not saying he can’t make this team."

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QB Shuffle: Bills cut Jeff Tuel, claim Matt Simms off waivers
by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

Bills coach Rex Ryan didn't pass up the chance to reunite with one of his former quarterbacks, by cutting Jeff Tuel and claiming the former Jets passer Matt Simms off waivers on Friday, per nfl.com.

Tuel was a favorite of former Bills coach Doug Marrone, but with Ryan now the head man in charge his fate was doomed.

Simms, who played in just four games while with the Jets, will still be a long-shot to make the team because of the three-man competition at the quarterback spot already brewing between Matt Cassel, Tyrod Taylor and EJ Manuel.

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Bills awarded waiver claim for QB Matt Simms
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

The quarterback situation in Buffalo has gotten a little more complicated on Friday. The Bills were awarded their waiver claim on QB Matt Simms, who was released by the Jets on Thursday, according to the team's official website. 

Simms has played just four games and has completed 19 of 39 passes for 195 yards, with a touchdown and an interception in his career.

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.Comp-AttYdsTDInt
911/2/14KC3-83900
1011/9/14PIT0-0000
1211/24/14BUF0-0000
1312/1/14MIA0-0000
1412/7/14MIN0-0000
1512/14/14TEN0-0000
1612/21/14NE0-0000
1712/28/14MIA0-0000
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
Passing
YearTeamGGSAttCompPctYdsYPALgTDIntTkld20+40+Rate
2013New York Jets30311651.61565.0325114/232063.4
2014New York Jets108337.5394.8821000/01053.6
2015Atlanta Falcons0000---0---0000/000---
TOTAL40391948.71955.0025114/233061.4
Rushing
YearTeamGGSAttYdsAvgLgTD20+1st
2013New York Jets305377.422011
2014New York Jets10122.02001
2015Atlanta Falcons0000---0000
TOTAL406396.522012
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2013New York Jets311000000
2014New York Jets100000000
2015Atlanta Falcons000000000
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-3/210
Birthdate:
9/27/1988
Age:
27
Hometown:
Franklin Lakes, NJ, USA
School:
Tennessee
NFL Experience:
2
Awards:
2016 Super Bowl
Super Bowl
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