Simon recorded a sack for the second straight week in Sunday's victory over the Browns to go along with six tackles (four solo). Simon has been very consistent to start the year. He saw 63 snaps (82%) in the contest, and figures to continue seeing a similar workload going forward. He will matchup against the Seahawks struggling offensive unit Sunday night.
Simon had five total tackles, a sack and three quarterback hits in Sunday's loss to Arizona. Simon started at strong-side linebacker and was improved in his second game with his new team as he provided a significant element in the pass rush.
Simon started at strong-side linebacker and had six tackles and a tackle for a loss in Sunday's loss to the Rams. Simon didn't provide much of a pass rush in his debut with the Colts, which is supposed to be his strength. He may get a chance to post decent tackle totals on a defense that may struggle to get off the field.
Simon signed a three-year deal with the Colts on Friday, Field Yates of ESPN.com reports. Simon joins his former division rival after spending the past three seasons in Houston. He recorded 51 tackles, 3.5 sacks, two pass deflections, and one forced fumble through 11 games with the Texans last season. Simon will now look to compete with Akeem Ayers and Curt Maggitt for a starting role at outside linebacker.
Simon (chest) is listed as inactive Saturday in New England Including this divisional-round tilt, Simon has made just one appearance in the past eight games due to a lingering chest injury. Expect the Texans to employ Jadeveon Clowney and Whitney Mercilus as their outside pass rushers.
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