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Franklin Lakes Native Re-signs With NY Jets

Matt Simms will make $495,000 to stay a member of Gang Green through 2014, reports say.

Matt Simms. AP Photo/Rich Schultz.
Matt Simms. AP Photo/Rich Schultz.

Franklin Lakes native Matt Simms has been resigned to the NY Jets, according to a report on NYDailyNews.com.

Simms was expected to be a free agent, but renegotiated his contract to last through 2014, the report said.

According to the report, Simms will pull down $495,000 during 2014.

Resigning Simms means he’ll be one of three quarterbacks next season, with the other two being Geno Smith and Mark Sanchez, the report said. However, Sanchez is not expected to return to the team.

Simms is the son of legendary Giants player and borough resident Phil Simms. 

Kari Edwards Giordano January 15, 2014 at 08:00 AM
Phil Simms was a legendary GIANTS player....not a legendary JETS player....
Jessica Mazzola (Editor) January 15, 2014 at 09:27 AM
Thank you for catching that, Karl! Growing up in a Jets-Giants divided household, that is definitely a typo I should not have made :)
Kari Edwards Giordano January 20, 2014 at 12:36 PM
NP! :)

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