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Top Jeffery Simmons News

  • Titans' Jeffery Simmons: Delivers two sacks

    Simmons had four solo tackles, two sacks and a pass defensed in the Titans' 23-21 win over the Saints on Sunday.

    Simmons followed up his three sack performance in Week 9 against the Rams with two more Sunday, giving him 7.5 for the season. His four tackles brings his season total to 34, putting Simmons on pace to beat his season-best of 49. The 2019 first-round selection will look to keep his breakout campaign rolling into Week 11 against the Titans.

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  • Titans' Jeffery Simmons: Good to go

    Simmons (ankle) has been cleared to play in Sunday's game against the Rams,

    This news is somewhat surprising, as Simmons was a non-participant at practice all week until he logged a limited workload Friday. Still, it looks like the Titans were just erring on the side of caution with his practice workload. Barring any setbacks, look for him to resume his usual starting role at defensive end.

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  • Titans' Jeffery Simmons: Unable to practice Thursday

    Simmons (ankle) didn't participate in practice Thursday, Turron Davenport of reports.

    Simmons played 65 defensive snaps in last week's overtime win over the Colts but was forced to miss a second straight practice session with an ankle injury Thursday. If he's held out Sunday against the Rams, Amani Bledsoe will likely see additional playing time.

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  • Titans' Jeffery Simmons: Gets after quarterback in loss

    Simmons recorded five tackles and one sack in Sunday's Week 1 loss to the Cardinals.

    The Titans had trouble slowing the Cardinals' offense throughout the game game as they were gashed for 38 points. However, Simmons did make a contribution to the effort, taking down Kyler Murray for a seven-yard loss midway through the third quarter. Simmons will need to continue to make an impact as a pass rusher as the Titans attempt to mesh several new members of its secondary.

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  • Titans' Jeffery Simmons: Stands out in padded practice

    Simmons made a number of strong plays in the team's first padded practice Tuesday, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official site reports.

    Simmons made a few effort plays throughout the practice, chasing down ball carriers and pressuring the quarterback. He'll be looking to build on a strong second professional season, during which he played 839 defensive snaps, recorded three sacks and forced a fumble. With a lot of turnover within the Titans' defense this offseason -- particularly in the secondary -- Simmons will be counted on as a key contributor in 2021.

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  • Titans' Jeffery Simmons: Ready to rock

    Simmons (knee) was a full participant in Thursday's practice, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official site reports.

    Simmons sat out practice Wednesday, but it doesn't appear as though his knee injury was ever anything that really threatened his availability. The second-year pro looks set to draw his usual start at defensive end versus the Lions on Sunday.

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  • Titans' Jeffery Simmons: Sits out practice Wednesday

    Simmons (knee) didn't participate in Wednesday's practice, Turron Davenport of reports.

    Simmons battled a knee injury earlier in December but ended up playing through the injury. It's nevertheless concerning that the second-year defensive end sat out of practice altogether Wednesday. Thursday's practice capacity is important for his chances to play Sunday against the Lions.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-4, 305 lbs
Birthplace: LaSalle Parish, LA
Age: 24
Class: Junior