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February 24, 2020 11:44 PM
Scott Simonson: Becomes free agent
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Simonson was released by the Giants on Monday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

Simonson was on track to become a free agent at the conclusion of the 2019 season, but because he ended the year on injured reserve, he needed to pass a physical prior to his release, per Dan Duggan of The Athletic. He played in five games in 2019 for New York, catching two passes for 11 yards.

December 29, 2019 01:44 AM
Giants' Scott Simonson: Placed on IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Simonson (concussion) has been placed on IR ahead of Sunday's season finale against Philadelphia, Michael Eisen of the Giants' official site reports.

Simonson being placed on IR will allow the Giants to call up fellow tight end Garrett Dickerson from the practice squad. Simonson finishes the season with 11 yards on two catches.

December 27, 2019 01:32 PM
Giants' Scott Simonson: Won't face Eagles
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Simonson (concussion) is ruled out for Sunday's divisional contest against the Eagles, Jordan Raanan of reports.

Simonson hauled in both his targets for 11 yards across five contests in 2019. With Rhett Ellison (concussion) also out, Kaden Smith is set to serve as New York's only healthy tight end during Sunday's regular-season finale.

December 26, 2019 01:16 PM
Giants' Scott Simonson: Nursing concussion
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Simonson was limited in Thursday's practice due to a concussion, Dan Duggan of The Athletic reports.

Simonson wasn't listed on Wednesday's injury report, so he likely either sustained the injury in practice or presented late-arriving symptoms from Week 16's loss to Washington. The depth tight end will now need to fully clear the league's protocol for brain injuries before retaking the field.

November 25, 2019 03:52 PM
Giants' Scott Simonson: Drops in pecking order
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Simonson caught his only target for 10 yards in Sunday's 19-14 loss to the Bears.

Simonson was expected to be the Giant's No. 1 tight end with Evan Engram (foot) and Rhett Ellison (concussion) inactive. However, it was rookie Kaden Smith who logged 59 of 60 offensive snaps while Simonson played just 11. Smith was far more productive as well, turning six targets into five catches for 17 yards and a score. It remains to be seen whether Engram or Ellison will return for Week 13's matchup against the Packers.

November 24, 2019 11:48 AM
Giants' Scott Simonson: Getting Week 12 start
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Simonson is starting for Rhett Ellison (concussion) on Sunday in Chicago, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

The Giants are without Ellison and Evan Engram (foot) at tight end, giving Simonson a chance to top the depth chart alongside rookie Kaden Smith this week. After spending the first portion of the season unemployed due to a preseason ankle injury, Simonson will be making his first appearance of the current campaign. In 16 games with the Giants in 2018, Simonson hauled in nine of 14 targets for 86 yards and one touchdown.

November 22, 2019 03:44 PM
Giants' Scott Simonson: Likely to pick up Week 12 start
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Simonson is expected to serve as the Giants' starting tight end Sunday against the Bears with both Evan Engram (foot) and Rhett Ellison (concussion) considered unlikely to be available, Tom Rock of Newsday reports.

Kaden Smith acted as the Giants' No. 3 tight end and played 41 of 72 offensive snaps in the team's last game Week 10 against the Jets, but the coaching staff apparently isn't comfortable deploying the rookie as the top option at the position. Smith's inexperience as well as the injuries to Engram and Ellison should open the door for Simonson, who appeared in all 16 games for New York in 2018. Like last season, Simonson said he expects his biggest impact to come as a run blocker, but the 6-foot-5, 255-pounder could draw the occasional short-yardage look. He was targeted 14 times last season, hauling in nine passes for 86 yards and a touchdown.

November 12, 2019 02:08 PM
Giants' Scott Simonson: Inks deal with Giants
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Simonson signed with the Giants on Tuesday, Ryan Dunleavy of the New York Post reports.

Simonson began the season with the Giants but couldn't overcome an ankle injury and was eventually released with a settlement. He's healthy now, though, and the Giants need depth at tight end with Evan Engram dealing with a mid-foot sprain and Rhett Ellison suffering a concussion Sunday. Simonson suited up in 16 games for the Giants last year and hauled in nine passes for 86 yards and a score. His first chance to gear up is Nov. 24 against the Bears.

September 12, 2019 09:48 AM
Scott Simonson: Reaches injury settlement
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Giants released Simonson (ankle) from IR with an injury settlement, Dan Duggan of The Athletic reports.

Simonson played in all 16 games for the Giants last year, recording nine receptions for 86 yards and a score. He's expected to clear waivers and will be free to sign with any team.

September 1, 2019 01:08 PM
Giants' Scott Simonson: Headed to IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Giants placed Simonson on injured reserve Saturday, Michael Eisen of the team's official site reports.

Simonson suffered the ankle injury during the final preseason game Thursday and was unable to return. His placement shows that the injury is serious, and he will have to sit out eight weeks before he's eligible to return. Barring an injury settlement, he'll stay on the Giants' roster.

August 29, 2019 11:24 PM
Giants' Scott Simonson: Suffers ankle injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Simonson has been ruled out for the remainder of Thursday's preseason game against the Patriots due to an ankle injury, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

Simonson was carted off the field in the third quarter after suffering the injury, and he's likely headed for further evaluation to uncover the extent of the issue. He'll be considered day-to-day.

February 19, 2019 12:36 PM
Giants' Scott Simonson: Signs one-year contract
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Simonson signed a one-year contract extension with the Giants on Tuesday, Matt Lombardo of reports.

Primarily known for his run-blocking capabilities, Simonson did wind up starting four games for the Giants in 2018 thanks to a litany of injuries to Evan Engram and Rhett Ellison, recording a career-high nine catches and 86 total yards through 16 games. The 26-year-old won't threaten Engram's status as the team's top tight end, and likely wouldn't challenge Ellison either should the Giants wind up keeping the backup tight end, who has two years left on an untenable four-year, $18 million contract.

January 18, 2019 05:00 PM
Giants' Scott Simonson: New career high in receiving
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Simonson caught nine of 14 targets for 86 yards and a touchdown across 16 games with the Giants in 2018.

Before 2018, Simonson had only caught one pass for 10 yards in his NFL career. The 26-year-old, who went undrafted out of Assumption in 2014, benefited from increased offensive usage last season while fellow tight ends Evan Engram and Rhett Ellison (concussion) each missed multiple games due to injury. Simonson is set to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason.

December 30, 2018 12:20 PM
Giants' Scott Simonson: Working as No. 2 tight end
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Simonson will serve as the Giants' No. 2 tight end in Sunday's season finale against the Cowboys.

The Giants will be without blocking specialist Rhett Ellison (concussion), allowing Simonson to move up a spot in the pecking order at tight end. While Evan Engram will start and handle most of the pass-catching duties at the position, Simonson showed in relief of Ellison last week against the Colts that he won't be a total non-factor in the passing game. In that contest, Simonson played 24 offensive snaps and was targeted three times, reeling in all of them for 16 yards and a touchdown.

June 13, 2018 09:04 AM
Giants' Scott Simonson: Signs with Giants
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Simonson (back) inked a contract with the Giants on Tuesday.

Simonson spent all of 2017 on injured reserve with the Panthers and wasn't tendered an offer by the club this offseason. The Giants will give him a shot instead, clearing the way for his signing by waiving Aaron Davis with an injury designation.

March 16, 2018 10:48 PM
Scott Simonson: Not retained by Panthers
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Simonson (back) didn't receive a qualifying offer or minimum tender from the Panthers and has become an unrestricted free agent, per the league's official transaction log.

Simonson spent the entire 2017 season on injured reserve due to an undisclosed back injury he suffered during the preseason. It isn't clear where he stands in his recovery, but there hasn't been any reported concern of him not being available to work out this offseason, let alone be at risk of not being ready for Week 1.

September 1, 2017 09:56 PM
Panthers' Scott Simonson: Planted on IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Simonson (back) was placed on injured reserve Friday, Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer reports.

Simonson is dealing with a back injury of some kind. He's likely stuck on IR all season unless he agrees to an injury settlement.

October 15, 2016 12:55 PM
Scott Simonson: Released by Panthers
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Simonson was released by the Panthers on Saturday, Scott Simonson of ESPN reports.

Simonson was released in order to make room for cornerback Lou Young on the roster. The Panthers are currently struggling with depth in their secondary, so the addition of Young and subsequent release of Simonson is an attempt at resolving that issue.

June 5, 2015 04:21 AM
Raiders continue to add, cut players before mandatory minicamp
by Ruben Palacios | CBS Sports Staff

The Raiders were busy on Thursday as they continued to alter their roster before the start of manadatory minicamp, Adam Caplan of reports.

The team cut tight end Scott Simonson and linebackers Jacoby Hale and Miles Burris.

Oakland added wide receiver Kris Durham and linebacker Chase Williams. 

June 2, 2015 04:58 AM
Raiders place S Jonathan Dowling on IR, add TE Scott Simonson
by Igor Mello |

The Raiders announced a couple of roster moves prior to Sunday's game against the 49ers. The team placed safety Jonathan Dowling on injured reserve with a back injury and added tight end Scott Simonson to the 53-man active roster, per the San Francisco Chronicle.

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