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Scott Simonson

Scott Simonson (born April 13, 1992) is a former American football tight end. He was signed by the Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent in 2014. He played college football at Assumption.

Scott Simonson
Simonson with the Carolina Panthers in 2015
No. 80, 82, 83
Position:Tight end
Personal information
Born: (1992-04-13) April 13, 1992 (age 31)
Staten Island, New York, U.S.
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High school:Middletown South
(Middletown, New Jersey)
College:Assumption
Undrafted:2014
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Born in Staten Island, New York and raised in Red Bank, New Jersey, Simonson played prep football at Middletown High School South.[1] As a fourth-grader, Simonson made a blood marrow donation to help save the life of his then three-year-old sister, who had been diagnosed with Fanconi anemia.[2]

College career edit

In his collegiate career, Simonson played in 36 games with 31 starts at Assumption. He totaled 104 receptions for 1,537 yards and 15 touchdowns. As a senior in 2013, he was named as a First-team All-Northeast-10 Conference selection. He started 11 games and led the team with 39 catches for 604 yards and five touchdowns. As a junior in 2012, he was a second-team All-Northeast Conference choice. He started 10 games and finished second on the team with 36 receptions for 558 yards and six touchdowns. As a sophomore in 2011, he started 10 games and caught 29 passes for 375 yards and four touchdowns. As a freshman in 2010, he played in five games.[3]

Professional career edit

Oakland Raiders edit

 
Simonson playing for the Oakland Raiders in 2014

On May 16, 2014, Simonson was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Oakland Raiders. On September 1, 2014, he was signed to the Raiders' practice squad. On December 6, 2014, he was promoted to the Raiders' active roster. On June 4, 2015, he was waived by the Raiders.[4]

Carolina Panthers edit

On June 10, 2015, Simonson was signed by the Carolina Panthers.[5] On September 5, 2015, he was released by the Panthers.[6] On September 7, 2015, Simonson was signed to the Panthers' practice squad.[7]

On February 7, 2016, Simonson's Panthers played in Super Bowl 50. In the game, the Panthers fell to the Denver Broncos by a score of 24–10.[1]

Simonson was released on October 15, 2016.[8] He was re-signed on October 18, 2016.[9] He was released by the Panthers on November 4, 2016, and was re-signed to the practice squad on November 9.[10][11] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Panthers on January 2, 2017.[12]

On September 1, 2017, Simonson was placed on injured reserve.[13]

New York Giants edit

On June 12, 2018, Simonson signed with the New York Giants.[14]

On December 23, 2018, Simonson scored his first career NFL touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts in a Week 16 match-up, on a three-yard reception from quarterback Eli Manning.[15]

On February 19, 2019, Simonson signed a one-year contract extension with the Giants.[16] He was placed on injured reserve on August 31, 2019, with an ankle injury.[17] He was released from injured reserve with an injury settlement on September 10.[18] On November 12, 2019, Simonson was re-signed by the Giants.[19] He was placed on injured reserve on December 28, 2019, with a concussion.[20] On February 24, 2020, Simonson was released by the New York Giants.[21]

References edit

  1. ^ a b "Super Bowl 50 - Denver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers - February 7th, 2016". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved September 2, 2017.
  2. ^ Politi, Steve. "Meet the Super Bowl 2016 player from New Jersey who saved his sister's life", NJ Advance Media for NJ.com, February 3, 2016. Accessed December 24, 2018. "Because this weekend is, and against long odds on an athletic level -- we'll get to that part of this Jersey underdog story soon enough -- Scott Simonson will take the field as a special teams player and a third-string tight end for the favored Carolina Panthers.... But the Red Bank native who played for powerhouse Middletown South will be there at Levi's Stadium, and so will a family that includes the sick little girl he helped save."
  3. ^ . Carolina Panthers: Scott Simonson. Archived from the original on June 13, 2018. Retrieved September 9, 2016.
  4. ^ . Raiders.com. June 4, 2015. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved September 16, 2015.
  5. ^ Strickland, Bryan (June 10, 2015). "LB Thompson lands at OTAs". Panthers.com. Retrieved September 16, 2015.
  6. ^ Henson, Max (September 5, 2015). . Panthers.com. Archived from the original on August 8, 2017. Retrieved September 16, 2015.
  7. ^ . Panthers.com. September 6, 2015. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved September 16, 2015.
  8. ^ . Panthers.com. October 15, 2016. Archived from the original on January 14, 2017.
  9. ^ "Panthers bring back TE Scott Simonson". Panthers.com. October 17, 2016.
  10. ^ "Panthers Promote G Tyler Larsen, Waive TE Scott Simonson". November 4, 2016.
  11. ^ . Panthers.com. November 9, 2016. Archived from the original on August 14, 2017.
  12. ^ . Panthers.com. January 2, 2017. Archived from the original on August 25, 2017.
  13. ^ Strickland, Bryan (September 1, 2017). . Panthers.com. Archived from the original on September 20, 2017.
  14. ^ Eisen, Michael (June 12, 2018). "Giants sign tight end Scott Simonson". Giants.com.
  15. ^ "Giants fall to Colts, 28-27, on touchdown in final minutes". silive. December 23, 2018. Retrieved July 4, 2020.
  16. ^ Gantt, Darin (February 19, 2019). "Giants bring back tight end Scott Simonson". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports.
  17. ^ Eisen, Michael (August 31, 2019). "New York Giants announce 53-man roster". Giants.com.
  18. ^ Fennelly, John (September 11, 2019). "Giants waive Rod Smith, two others with injury settlements". Giants Wire (USA Today). Retrieved September 12, 2019.
  19. ^ Fennelly, John (November 12, 2019). "Giants re-sign TE Scott Simonson, add three to practice squad". Giants Wire (USA Today). Retrieved November 12, 2019.
  20. ^ Eisen, Michael (December 28, 2019). "TE Garrett Dickerson activated from practice squad; Scott Simonson to IR". Giants.com.
  21. ^ "Giants release Scott Simonson, Isaiah Searight". Giants Wire. February 25, 2020. Retrieved July 4, 2020.

External links edit

  • New York Giants bio

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Scott Simonson born April 13 1992 is a former American football tight end He was signed by the Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent in 2014 He played college football at Assumption Scott SimonsonSimonson with the Carolina Panthers in 2015No 80 82 83Position Tight endPersonal informationBorn 1992 04 13 April 13 1992 age 31 Staten Island New York U S Height 6 ft 5 in 1 96 m Weight 255 lb 116 kg Career informationHigh school Middletown South Middletown New Jersey College AssumptionUndrafted 2014Career historyOakland Raiders 2014 2015 Carolina Panthers 2015 2017 New York Giants 2018 2019 Career NFL statisticsReceptions 12Receiving yards 107Receiving touchdowns 1Player stats at NFL com PFRBorn in Staten Island New York and raised in Red Bank New Jersey Simonson played prep football at Middletown High School South 1 As a fourth grader Simonson made a blood marrow donation to help save the life of his then three year old sister who had been diagnosed with Fanconi anemia 2 Contents 1 College career 2 Professional career 2 1 Oakland Raiders 2 2 Carolina Panthers 2 3 New York Giants 3 References 4 External linksCollege career editIn his collegiate career Simonson played in 36 games with 31 starts at Assumption He totaled 104 receptions for 1 537 yards and 15 touchdowns As a senior in 2013 he was named as a First team All Northeast 10 Conference selection He started 11 games and led the team with 39 catches for 604 yards and five touchdowns As a junior in 2012 he was a second team All Northeast Conference choice He started 10 games and finished second on the team with 36 receptions for 558 yards and six touchdowns As a sophomore in 2011 he started 10 games and caught 29 passes for 375 yards and four touchdowns As a freshman in 2010 he played in five games 3 Professional career editOakland Raiders edit nbsp Simonson playing for the Oakland Raiders in 2014On May 16 2014 Simonson was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Oakland Raiders On September 1 2014 he was signed to the Raiders practice squad On December 6 2014 he was promoted to the Raiders active roster On June 4 2015 he was waived by the Raiders 4 Carolina Panthers edit On June 10 2015 Simonson was signed by the Carolina Panthers 5 On September 5 2015 he was released by the Panthers 6 On September 7 2015 Simonson was signed to the Panthers practice squad 7 On February 7 2016 Simonson s Panthers played in Super Bowl 50 In the game the Panthers fell to the Denver Broncos by a score of 24 10 1 Simonson was released on October 15 2016 8 He was re signed on October 18 2016 9 He was released by the Panthers on November 4 2016 and was re signed to the practice squad on November 9 10 11 He signed a reserve future contract with the Panthers on January 2 2017 12 On September 1 2017 Simonson was placed on injured reserve 13 New York Giants edit On June 12 2018 Simonson signed with the New York Giants 14 On December 23 2018 Simonson scored his first career NFL touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts in a Week 16 match up on a three yard reception from quarterback Eli Manning 15 On February 19 2019 Simonson signed a one year contract extension with the Giants 16 He was placed on injured reserve on August 31 2019 with an ankle injury 17 He was released from injured reserve with an injury settlement on September 10 18 On November 12 2019 Simonson was re signed by the Giants 19 He was placed on injured reserve on December 28 2019 with a concussion 20 On February 24 2020 Simonson was released by the New York Giants 21 References edit a b Super Bowl 50 Denver Broncos vs Carolina Panthers February 7th 2016 Pro Football Reference com Retrieved September 2 2017 Politi Steve Meet the Super Bowl 2016 player from New Jersey who saved his sister s life NJ Advance Media for NJ com February 3 2016 Accessed December 24 2018 Because this weekend is and against long odds on an athletic level we ll get to that part of this Jersey underdog story soon enough Scott Simonson will take the field as a special teams player and a third string tight end for the favored Carolina Panthers But the Red Bank native who played for powerhouse Middletown South will be there at Levi s Stadium and so will a family that includes the sick little girl he helped save Carolina Panthers Scott Simonson Player Bio Carolina Panthers Scott Simonson Archived from the original on June 13 2018 Retrieved September 9 2016 Raiders Make Roster Moves Raiders com June 4 2015 Archived from the original on March 4 2016 Retrieved September 16 2015 Strickland Bryan June 10 2015 LB Thompson lands at OTAs Panthers com Retrieved September 16 2015 Henson Max September 5 2015 Panthers trim roster to 53 Panthers com Archived from the original on August 8 2017 Retrieved September 16 2015 WR Bersin among 10 set to join practice squad Panthers com September 6 2015 Archived from the original on March 4 2016 Retrieved September 16 2015 Panthers promote CB Lou Young Panthers com October 15 2016 Archived from the original on January 14 2017 Panthers bring back TE Scott Simonson Panthers com October 17 2016 Panthers Promote G Tyler Larsen Waive TE Scott Simonson November 4 2016 Panthers make practice squad moves Panthers com November 9 2016 Archived from the original on August 14 2017 Panthers sign nine to future contracts Panthers com January 2 2017 Archived from the original on August 25 2017 Strickland Bryan September 1 2017 Panthers reduce roster to 77 Panthers com Archived from the original on September 20 2017 Eisen Michael June 12 2018 Giants sign tight end Scott Simonson Giants com Giants fall to Colts 28 27 on touchdown in final minutes silive December 23 2018 Retrieved July 4 2020 Gantt Darin February 19 2019 Giants bring back tight end Scott Simonson Pro Football Talk NBC Sports Eisen Michael August 31 2019 New York Giants announce 53 man roster Giants com Fennelly John September 11 2019 Giants waive Rod Smith two others with injury settlements Giants Wire USA Today Retrieved September 12 2019 Fennelly John November 12 2019 Giants re sign TE Scott Simonson add three to practice squad Giants Wire USA Today Retrieved November 12 2019 Eisen Michael December 28 2019 TE Garrett Dickerson activated from practice squad Scott Simonson to IR Giants com Giants release Scott Simonson Isaiah Searight Giants Wire February 25 2020 Retrieved July 4 2020 External links editNew York Giants bio Oakland Raiders bio Retrieved from https en wikipedia org w index php title Scott Simonson amp oldid 1161623944, wikipedia, wiki, book, books, library,

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