Jalen Simmons

Arizona Cardinals
Running Back #38
Arizona Cardinals
Running Back #38

Jalen Simmons News

Cut from practice squad

The Cardinals cut Simmons from their practice squad Monday, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.

Analysis: Simmons was replaced by Brandon Wilds. This is his third season of professional football but Simmons has yet to suit up for a game.

Oct 15, 2018 3:17 PM EST

Signs with Cardinals' practice squad

The Cardinals signed Simmons to their practice squad Wednesday, Kyle Odegard of the Cardinals' official site reports.

Analysis: Simmons spent the preseason with the Giants, but was unable to crack New York's 53-man roster. The 26-year-old tailback will attempt to make more of a splash on Arizona's practice squad, and work to earn a special teams or depth role.

Sep 19, 2018 11:11 AM EST

Let go by Giants

Simmons was released by the Giants on Saturday, Ralph Vacchiano of SportsNet New York reports.

Analysis: Simmons had one last opportunity to prove his worth in Thursday's preseason finale against the Patriots, and while he did rush 11 times for 41 yards, it looks like it was too little too late for the tailback. He may be a candidate to return as a member of the Giants' practice squad.

Sep 1, 2018 2:34 PM EST

Totals 43 yards in preseason finale

Simmons rushed 11 times for 41 yards during Thursday's preseason finale against the Patriots. He also secured one of two targets for two yards receiving.

Analysis: It was good to see Simmons running around after missing last week's preseason game with a concussion. However, the running back is firmly on the roster bubble and may not have been impressive enough Thursday to make a serious case for why the Giants should carry four running backs on the 53-man roster in advance of Week 1.

Aug 31, 2018 8:57 AM EST

Enters concussion protocol

Simmons left Friday's game against the Lions with a concussion, Tom Rock of Newsday reports.

Analysis: Simmons is seeking a depth roster spot with with the Giants, but his performance before his injury was won't help his chances. The 26-year-old rushed six times for 11 yards and zero touchdowns, while three other Giants' running backs scored Friday -- Robert Martin, Wayne Gallman and Kyle Lauletta.

Aug 17, 2018 7:07 PM EST

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