Chris Simms is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL).
He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the third round of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played college football at Texas.
Simms also played for the Denver Broncos and the Tennessee Titans.
He is the son of former New York Giants quarterback and Super Bowl XXI MVP Phil Simms and the older brother of quarterback Matt Simms.
In July 2013, Chris Simms was included in Fox Sports’ commentator lineup for the 2013 college football season. He made his debut as color commentator when West Virginia University played the College of William & Mary.
Chris joined Bleacher Report in February 2014 as an NFL Analyst, a high-profile hire for Time-Warner and Turner Sports’s rapidly growing mobile product, Team Stream.
From 2014 to 2016, Simms was as a color commentator for the NFL on CBS, joining his father as part of the CBS broadcasting team.
He left after the 2016 season to join his father’s old employer, NBC Sports, where he is a studio analyst for Notre Dame football and a personality on NBC Sports Radio.
In March 2019, Simms left Bleacher Report to become a full-time employee of NBC working as an analyst for Football Night In America and Notre Dame football, as well as co-host of NBC Sports Radio/NBCSN program ProFootballTalk Live.
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