Matt Simms

Brooks Bollinger, Kellen Clemens, Brett Ratliff, Erik Ainge, Kevin O'Connell, Greg McElroy ... the list of young quarterbacks that the Jets have brought through to try to retain the backup quarterback over the last ten years is long, but those who have stuck with the team for more than two or three years is rather short.

Current backup Matt Simms might not take snaps most Sundays, but his role during the week as the team's scout team quarterback is helping Simms come along rather quickly. That, along with some mechanics that Jets QB coach David Lee told Simms to work on back in June, wrote JP Pelzman over the weekend for the Bergen Record.

In June, quarterbacks coach David Lee complimented Simms for his "cannon" of a throwing arm, but said he needed to improve his accuracy. Lee has been very impressed with Simms' progress since then.

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