Posted July 30th, 2008 by Brian
Filed under: Football

Chris SimmsWhile Brett Favre’s future team has most of the nation enthralled this week, former Longhorn quarterback [tag]Chris Simms[/tag] may also soon have a new home. He’s currently being held hostage in Tampa Bay but the Bucs appear to finally be open to finding Chris a new team. It sounds like if the team gets the right offer he could be on the move soon.

ESPN reported yesterday that the Dallas Cowboys have been interested in Simms for a while and inquired back in May about his availability. At the time the Bucs were asking for a 4th round pick in return but as the season has approached the asking price has come down and the Cowboys’ interest has renewed. Simms would be Tony Romo’s backup in Dallas if acquired. Current backup Brad Johnson is 40 years old and reportedly struggling mightily in training camp this week.

Dallas appears to be a good temporary destination for Chris, though he’d have better long term opportunities with some other interested teams including the Chicago Bears. Romo will be Dallas’ starter for the foreseeable future but Chris could compete for a starting job right away in Chicago. No matter where he ends up he’ll be better off then he is now, so hopefully a deal gets done soon.

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4 Comments

  1. reply to  #1

    Chris

    geez….. i really hope that doesnt happen.

  2. reply to  #2

    StineMonster

    same here keep that dude away from my cowboys

  3. reply to  #3

    Brian

    “That dude” is a hell of a lot better QB than Brad Johnson. If Tony Romo goes down you’ll be wishing you had Simms on the team.

  4. reply to  #4

    Richard Lee Ochoa

    if Jerry JOnes trade Jon Kitna for the tampa Bay Bucs And For the Dallas Cowboys Gets Chiris Simms

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