FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
CHRIS SIMMS JOINS NBC SPORTS GROUP EXCLUSIVELY IN MARCH 2019
Will Contribute NFL and College Football Content Exclusively for NBC Sports Digital in Addition to Current NBC Sports TV & Radio Roles
STAMFORD, Conn. – February 6, 2019 – Former NFL quarterback and current analyst Chris Simms will join NBC Sports Group exclusively in March 2019 to contribute to its NFL and college football coverage across NBC Sports’ broadcast, cable, and digital platforms.
Simms is currently a studio analyst and contributor across numerous NBC Sports TV programs, including Football Night in America — the most-watched studio show in sports — Notre Dame Football, and PFT Live, which he regularly co-hosts with Mike Florio on NBCSN and NBC Sports Radio.
Beginning in March 2019, Simms will also produce daily NFL and college football content exclusively for NBC Sports’ numerous digital and social platforms, a space where he built a popular following while formerly co-hosting Bleacher Report’s digital program Simms and Lefkoe. More details regarding this content will be announced soon.
“Chris joined NBC Sports two years ago and immediately contributed with insightful analysis and fearless opinions across many of our NFL and college football television programs,” said Sam Flood, Executive Producer and President, Production, NBC and NBCSN. “Now he’ll bring his unique perspective, extensive knowledge, and fun interactions with players away from the field to our many digital platforms.”
“Since joining the television team a few years ago, I’ve really enjoyed working with everyone at NBC Sports, even Mike Florio,” said Simms. “Now I’m excited to expand my role by producing fun, unique football content almost every day for NBC Sports’ many websites and social media accounts. I’m also forever grateful to the team at Bleacher Report, who gave me the first forum to voice my opinion about the sport I love.”
An eight-year NFL veteran, Simms played quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans, and Denver Broncos from 2003-2010. He also served as a coaching assistant with the New England Patriots in 2012. He played collegiately for the University of Texas from 1999-2002, and was named USA Today’s High School Offensive Player of the Year in 1998. He is the son of former New York Giants quarterback and Super Bowl XXI MVP Phil Simms.