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Chris Simms takes an unfiltered look at the NFL, featuring player access, unabashed opinion, X&O film breakdown, and stories from a life in and around football.

Chris Simms takes an unfiltered look at the NFL, featuring player access, unabashed opinion, X&O film breakdown, and stories from a life in and around football.

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Chris Simms takes an unfiltered look at the NFL, featuring player access, unabashed opinion, X&O film breakdown, and stories from a life in and around football.

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English


Episodes

Preseason Week 1 QB Reactions w/ Phil Simms

8/15/2022
(6:00) Does Preseason matter? Big Phil talks about how preseason has changed from his days. (10:10) Zach Wilson: Chris is praying for a quick injury recovery, and Phil has heard some good things about Joe Flacco. (14:15) Jalen Hurts: While the Eagles "look the part," their QB's motion looks better. (16:30) Trey Lance: Is Chris buying the hype from his preseason debut? (23:10) Trevor Lawrence: "Stats lie. I thought he looked really good." (27:10) Justin Fields: "I thought it was a good...

Duration:01:28:44

Training Camp fights + AFC Preseason Players to Watch

8/10/2022
(3:30) Buy or Sell: Are training camp fights bad for teams? (13:40) One Player to Watch: Texans: Chris will be a focused on a rookie CB he was skeptical of. (18:15) Jets: Chris is not worried about Zach Wilson. He's looking at another 1st round pick. (21:40) Jaguars: "He has some Alvin Kamara-ish tools to him." (26:30) Steelers: "I'll be watching to see if he has his explosion back." (30:50) Patriots: Chris is hearing good things about Tyquan Thornton. (37:10) Raiders: Can a former 1st...

Duration:01:35:38

NFC Preseason Players to Watch + Trevor Lawrence's warmup

8/8/2022
(9:00) Trevor Lawrence: Chris feels better about Trevor Lawrence after watching his warmup in person. (18:05) Josh McDaniels: He has a "totally different vibe" this time around. But should he have played Josh Jacobs? (27:45) One Player to Watch: Falcons: One of the draft's most polarizing receivers is a focal point for Simms. (32:50) Seahawks: Kenneth Walker "has the chance to be a superstar." (36:55) Lions: Simms wonders if DJ Chark can be their #1 WR. (41:30) Bears: Justin Fields has...

Duration:01:39:08

Hall of Fame stories with Tony Dungy

8/4/2022
(3:00) Hall of Fame memories: Coach Dungy talks about how he turned Derrick Brooks, Warren Sapp, and John Lynch from backups to Hall of Famers. (12:40) HOF snubs: Coach names one former DB who doesn't get the Hall of Fame buzz he deserves. (15:00) HOF comparisons: What was the difference between Terry Bradshaw and Peyton Manning? Mean Joe Greene & Warren Sapp? Jack Ham & Derrick Brooks? (23:30) New coaches: What are the 5 things Coach told young players to avoid? (32:15) Coaching defense...

Duration:00:58:42

Deshaun Watson, Deebo Samuel, & Favorite Alternate Helmets

8/1/2022
(10:10) Deshaun Watson: The 6-game suspension news this morning is not the end of this story. (19:30) Kyler Murray: What exactly goes into the process of watching film? (33:25) Deebo Samuel: Simms was not surprised by the deal, but he was surprised by the numbers. (38:40) DK Metcalf: "He's one of those guys you just don't let go" (40:30) Allen Robinson: Is he primed for a bounceback season? "No question." (43:20) Steelers QB: Will the Pittsburgh offense be better with Mitchell Trubisky...

Duration:01:22:22

Julio to Bucs, Kyler's homework, Top 6 RB, & WWE's Angelo Dawkins

7/27/2022
(8:45) Julio Jones: Where will he finish on the Bucs in receiving yards? (14:20) Kyler Murray: Are people overblowing his homework clause? (22:25) Lamar Jackson: He was asked about Simms in his press conference, and we hear the response. (27:40) Russell Wilson: Will he keep avoiding the middle of the field with the Broncos? (30:30) Seahawks: What would have to happen for them to make the playoffs? (32:50) Zach Wilson: Do his off-field exploits move him up the Simms Top 40? (36:40) Top...

Duration:01:31:18

Simms Top 5 WRs + #Dolphinon wins Super Brawl

7/25/2022
(9:40) Simms Top 5 WR: With Madden ratings flying around, Chris names his Top 5 WR in the NFL right now. There's a new king of the hill. (54:10) Honorable mentions: Who was #6 on the list? And why did a big-time receiver (again) miss out on the list? (1:03:55) 2022 Receiving champ: Who would Chris bet on to lead the league in rec yards this season? (1:09:35) Super Brawl bracket recap: We had fun on Twitter with Ahmed's QB/Coach royal rumble, but not nearly as much fun as the Dolphins fans...

Duration:01:13:03

Interview with Joe Burrow: "Why are you not sweating and I am?"

6/21/2022
Chris Simms traveled to Cincinnati to play catch with Joe Burrow. The Bengals superstar QB explains why he now throws with more power, why he once was preparing to become an investment banker, what's his approach to leading a locker room, and more.

Duration:00:21:45

Top 40 QB #AskMeAnything: "Here, Take My Incest Chickens"

6/16/2022
(7:20) Is Josh Allen worthy of #1 even though his best moment came against a bad defense? (9:45) Who is a better running threat – Allen or Cam Newton from the mid 2010s? (12:00) Is Patrick Mahomes being graded overly harsh? (18:40) Who had the better first 2 seasons of their career – Andrew Luck or Justin Herbert? (22:40) Why Herbert over Joe Burrow? (27:00) Does anyone carry their team more than Aaron Rodgers? (32:20) A look at the MVP Odds powered by PointsBet (35:45) Did Chris have...

Duration:01:13:23

Simms Top 40 QB Countdown: #4-1 + Ahmed’s Super Brawl #10-1

6/14/2022
(10:58) #4: Joe Burrow: “He went to the SB with the worst O-Line in the history of the sport” (25:27) #3: Justin Herbert: “Probably the best pure thrower of the football in the NFL” (38:22) #2: Patrick Mahomes: After back-to-back years as #1, why did Mahomes fall to #2? (54:36) #1: Josh Allen: “No one is asked to carry their team more on a weekly basis” (1:08:15) AFC Champion Odds: AFC is stacked, which team is the best value bet? (1:11:49) Simms Perfect 10: Find out the 3...

Duration:01:32:21

Simms Top 40 QB Countdown: #8-5 + Big Phil on Lamar Jackson

6/8/2022
(8:30) #8 Tom Brady: "He is the GOAT. I've changed my stance." (22:45) #7 Russell Wilson: Will Nathaniel Hackett change his game? (33:15) #6 Matthew Stafford: "The guy who's always been a Super Bowl QB, and finally got a team to match." (46:00) #5 Aaron Rodgers: After a 2nd straight MVP, how did he fall out of the Top 3? (1:00:25) NFC Champion odds: Would you take the Bucs/Packers/Rams, or the field? (1:03:40) Phil Simms: The Big Effer joins us to talk about Tom Brady's arm, Lamar...

Duration:01:38:27

Simms Top 40 QB Countdown #12-9 + Ahmed Super Brawl #11-20

6/6/2022
(8:00) #12 Kyler Murray: “He runs like a slot receiver and can make all the throws. But in the pocket is still a question mark." (21:45) #11 Derek Carr: "He's become the ultimate sheriff. Tell me, what is the negative about Derek Carr?" (36:00) #10 Lamar Jackson: Chris is a fan, even when Lamar is angrily tweeting at him. (52:00) MVP redux odds: What former winner could do it again in 2022? (54:30) #9 Dak Prescott: "His toughness in the pocket is where he separates himself." (1:05:30)...

Duration:01:31:42

Simms Top 40 QB Countdown: #16-13

6/2/2022
(6:30) #16 Kirk Cousins: “The ultimate System QB … it’s the sexiness that lacks” (14:50) #15 Ryan Tannehill: “He plays within a system, but he can bring something to the system, too” (25:15) #14 Matt Ryan: “You don’t realize how good he is until you turn on the f***ing film” (33:15) PointsBet AFC South Odds: Simms isn’t quite the sure the current AFC South favorite deserves to be (37:00) #13 Deshaun Watson: “I don’t know what to make of him” (45:00) Mailbag: Does Daniel Jones have any...

Duration:00:55:27

Simms Top 40 QB Countdown: #20-17 + Ahmed's Super Brawl

5/31/2022
(3:45) Simms Perfect 10: We had a shockingly high number of people who tried to get into Chris' head. (8:00) #20 Jimmy Garoppolo: If he's a better QB than Trey Lance right now, why shouldn't the 49ers stick with him? (22:00) #19 Carson Wentz: He has Top 10 talent...But it's his last chance." (33:50) #18 Mac Jones: "Maybe the best rookie decision-maker I've ever seen." (48:20) #17 Baker Mayfield: "It's a game-changing arm." So why can't he find a team? (59:30) Homies mailbag: Where is...

Duration:01:22:15

Simms Top 40 QB Countdown: #25-21

5/25/2022
(8:50) #25 Jalen Hurts: "I was wrong last year" (26:40) #24 Trevor Lawrence: "He made me say 'wow' the least out of the rookies" (36:15) #23 Justin Fields: "He basically said 'Chris Simms shut up, look at this.'" (44:40) #22 Zach Wilson: "He was managed the least out of these QBs" (58:50) #21 Daniel Jones: "When his team wasn't totally overwhelmed, he played pretty well" (1:14:40) Homies react to Top 40: Why didn't Jordan Love even get an honorable mention? And has Trey Lance's throwing...

Duration:01:29:44

Simms Top 40 QB Countdown: #30-26

5/23/2022
(9:10) #30 Jared Goff: Should the Lions have gotten some competition for him? (19:45) #29 Tua Tagovailoa: Welcome to the countdown, TuAnon. (32:20) #28 Marcus Mariota: What does he have that Tua doesn't? (42:50) #27 Mitchell Trubisky: How did he move back into the rankings after not playing last year? (59:45) #26 Jameis Winston: "He showed us he's coachable and can play a different style." (1:08:20) Homies react to Top 40: Niners nation is not happy about Trey Lance being #31. And why...

Duration:01:29:18

Simms Top 40 QB Countdown: #35-31

5/18/2022
(5:20) BREAKING NEWS: Eagles sign CB James Bradberry, and Chris is loving Howie Roseman's offseason. (10:00) #35 Davis Mills: "The Texans may have a diamond in the rough, and he deserves that shot this year to prove it." (18:10) #34 Tyler Huntley: "He's heading upwards and I could see him as a starter one day." (26:10) Honorable Mentions: Who was just outside the Top 40 bubble? (27:00) #33 Geno Smith: Why is he 7 spots higher than Drew Lock? (36:00) #32 Sam Darnold: Can we forget the...

Duration:01:04:59

Simms Top 40 QB Countdown: #40-36

5/16/2022
(5:20) Simms Perfect 10 Last Man Standing: Rob, a teacher from Illinois, joins us to talk about how he nailed 7 of the Top 10 picks in the NFL draft, plus who he's betting on this coming season. (14:50) Simms Top 40 QB Countdown: Chris explains the 4 categories that he focuses on for his rankings. (20:50) #40 Drew Lock: "He has the talent to be in the Top 15. But he's not in the trust tree." (27:20) #39 Kenny Pickett: "I have no doubt he is ready for the NFL." But is he a lock to beat out...

Duration:01:06:24

Top 40 QB Preview: "Screw off to the Stafford haters"

5/11/2022
(10:00) 2021 Top 40 QB Review: Chris self-scouts himself and takes some victory laps on last year's rankings. (24:40) Rookies: How many will make the Top 40 this year? (32:00) Big Phil: The Big Effer is back to weigh in on Sam Darnold vs Matt Corral. (41:00) Joe Burrow, Matthew Stafford, & Justin Herbert: Who would Phil rank highest? (45:30) Ryan Tannehill: "Let's don't get carried away with this mentor thing." (52:45) Tom Brady: "Best of all time? I don't know how you can deny it...

Duration:01:27:51

#AskMeAnything: "I'm a cane guy now"

5/9/2022
(7:15) 49ers: Is there any market left for Jimmy Garoppolo? And is Kyle Shanahan worried about Trey Lance? (15:00) Baker Mayfield: The Browns screwed him over. (19:30) Lions: "Yes, they will win a Super Bowl in the next few decades. Ok, maybe not win, definitely make it though." (23:00) Chiefs: Is an offense better with 2 elite targets or a room full of options? (30:50) Patriots: Is it concerning that they don't have an Offensive or Defensive Coordinator? (34:30) NFC East: Does Jerry...

Duration:01:32:46