Matt Simms
Matt Simms
31-Year-Old QuarterbackQB
Atlanta Falcons
IR
Injury Undisclosed
2019 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Matt Simms in 2019. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Signed a contract with the Falcons in August of 2019.
Lands on IR
QBAtlanta Falcons
Undisclosed
September 4, 2019
Simms (undisclosed) was placed on injured reserve by the Falcons on Sunday.
ANALYSIS
Simms was likely to be beaten out by Matt Schaub for the backup quarterback role anyway, but his injury sealed the deal. Since he was placed on injured reserve before the season began, Simms won't play in the 2019 season.
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Overall QB Rating Against
90.7
 
Cornerbacks
92.4
 
Safeties
104.2
 
Linebackers
76.1
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
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The Falcons will roll with reigning league MVP Matt Ryan at quarterback this season, and it seems likely that veteran Matt Schaub will handle the second string duties, so Simms will compete with Alex Torgerson for the third spot on the depth chart. Simms will turn 29 before October, so it’s unlikely that he’ll experience a big enough leap in his game to unseat Schaub, and the more relevant question is whether or not he’ll make the 53-man final roster.
Simms spent the past two years with the Jets and followed Rex Ryan to Buffalo in search of a backup job. He ended up being cut by the Bills, however.
Released at the end of the preseason when the Jets decided to keep just two quarterbacks.
After a strong preseason, Simms will serve as the Jets' No. 3 QB to start the season.
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Sits out final two preseason games
QBAtlanta Falcons
Undisclosed
August 30, 2019
Simms (undisclosed) missed Atlanta's last two preseason games with an injury, Kelsey Conway of the Falcons' official site reports.
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Turnover issues apparent
QBAtlanta Falcons
August 16, 2019
Simms completed nine of 19 attempts for 85 yards, committing one interception and losing two fumbles during Thursday's 22-10 preseason loss to the Jets.
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Mixed bag in second-half relief
QBAtlanta Falcons
August 8, 2019
Simms completed eight of 17 pass attempts for 86 yards, adding three rushes for 13 yards during Thursday's 34-27 loss to the Dolphins. He also fumbled once, but the loose ball was recovered by teammate Dieugot Joseph.
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Returning to Atlanta
QBAtlanta Falcons
August 4, 2019
Simms signed a contract with the Falcons on Saturday, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.
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Agrees to injury settlement
QBFree Agent
Undisclosed
September 6, 2017
Simms (undisclosed) has agreed to an injury settlement with the Falcons, per the official NFL media site transaction log.
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