Monday, March 4th, 2019


Daily Long-Form and Short-Form NFL and College Football Content to Post Across, NBC Sports App, NBC Sports’ YouTube Channel, NBC Sports’ Social Media Accounts, Yahoo Sports, and a new Podcast

Chris Simms Unbuttoned to Provide In-Depth Xs and Os Analysis from Extensive Film Study; Interviews with NFL Players, Coaches and Draft Prospects; Gambling Segments; and Much More

Chris Simms Unbuttoned Complements NBC Sports Digital’s NFL Content Featuring Mike Florio’s ProFootballTalk and Peter King’s Football Morning in America

STAMFORD, Conn. – March 4, 2019Chris Simms’ new NBC Sports Digital program Chris Simms Unbuttoned debuts today, providing NFL and college football fans with daily long-form and short-form content across, the NBC Sports app, NBC Sports’ YouTube channel, numerous NBC Sports’ social media accounts, Yahoo Sports, and a new podcast.

By utilizing Simms’ extensive film study, playing experience, and personal relationships, Chris Simms Unbuttoned will feature in-depth Xs and Os analysis; one-on-one interviews with players, coaches, executives, and draft prospects; game recaps and previews; gambling segments; extensive player analysis leading into the NFL Draft; and much more.

NBC Sports hosts Ahmed Fareed, Paul Burmeister and Liam McHugh will rotate as co-hosts of Chris Simms Unbuttoned, which will be shot primarily at NBC Sports’ International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn., and occasionally on location.

It was announced last month that Simms was joining NBC Sports Group exclusively in March. Since 2017, Simms has been a regular 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. But today is the first time Simms is contributing digital content exclusively for NBC Sports.

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.

Chris Simms Unbuttoned complements NBC Sports Digital’s extensive NFL and college football content that includes live streaming of Sunday Night Football, primetime television’s No. 1 show, and Notre Dame Football; and must-read columns by the most respected NFL Insiders in the business — Mike Florio’s ProFootballTalk and Peter King’s Football Morning in America.