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Posts Tagged ‘chris-simms’

Garcia Ruled All But Out for the Pats Game

It appears that QB Jeff Garcia is going to sit once again for the Bucs.  He didn’t practice today, and head coach Jon Gruden again made reference that Garcia playing is unlikley.  “It’s hard to imagine that at this point,” Gruden said today when asked it Jeff will play vs the Pats.  “We are at […]

Bucs Beat Dolphins In Preseason Opener

It was a good start to the preseason for the Buccaneers after they won at Miami 17-6 on Saturday night.  Head coach Jon Gruden was pleased with the play of his quarterbacks.  Luke McCown, Brian Griese, Chris Simms and Josh Johnson combined to go 28-of-40 for 204 yards with one touchdown and no interceptions.  Running back […]

Simms Takes Most of the First Team Snaps in 11-on-11 Drills

While everyone seems to have the same opinion that Brett Favre will be the Buccaneers opening day starter, for now, a long lost QB is taking first team snaps with the team.  During the afternoon practice today, Chris Simms took a lot of first team snaps during the teams 11-on-11 drills.  Simms was ahead of […]

PFW: Bucs Would Want Favre Deal Done Quickly

From: Pro Football Weekly The way we hear it, the Bucs are serious about preparing a deal to acquire QB Brett Favre. Sources say Tampa Bay’s offer to the Packers for Favre is likely to include a second-round pick, one more draft choice or perhaps a player, as well. Bucs GM Bruce Allen would like […]

Tribune Reports Three Teams w/ Interest in QB Simms

The Tampa Tribune has posted a couple of teams that are interested in Bucs QB Chris Simms, who continues to sit in limbo as he waits for the team to release him or trade him.  The teams pointed out as with interest are the Cowboys, Bears and Lions.  This is the short list, and if […]

Could Simms be Gone by Training Camp?

There has been a lot of speculation about the future of Buccaneers QB Chris Simms, and what he will do if the team does not grant his wishes and release him.  Today’s Tampa Tribune gives a quote from head coach Jon Gruden that seems to indicate that maybe Simms will get what he wants, and […]

Simms Decides to Skip Mandatory Minicamp

Bucs QB Chris Simms is taking a stand against the team that he feels is dissing him. Simms is not at Buccaneers mandatory mini-camp, a move that does not come as much of a shock considering he had said his chances of being there were “50-50.” Simms has been talking about “being a hostage,” and […]

Simms To Bucs: Get Me Out Of Here

Chris Simms wants out, and he hopes the Buccaneers will grant him his wish.  In an interview with the “St. Pete Times”, the quarterback says he has completely recovered from his spleen removal surgery and that he has no desire to play for Jon Gruden.  Simms says Gruden betrayed him last year when the head coach […]