Sims (hamstring) worked out with teammates Logan Ryan and Kevin Byard earlier this offseason, Kayla Anderson of WKRN Nashville reports.
Ryan and Byard, the two leaders of the Titans secondary, reportedly put together a workout program led by former Middle Tennessee State strength coach Jason Spray. While these types of get-togethers are extremely common for players nowadays, it's significant that Sims participated given that he ended the 2017 season on injured reserve with a hamstring injury. With no indication that Sims has suffered any sort of setback in his recovery, it's safe to say the third-year cornerback is at full health entering the start of the Titans' voluntary team workouts, which began Monday.
Sims suffered a hamstring injury during Thursday's practice and had already been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Rams. It ends up the injury is season-ending, as Mularkey hinted at on Thursday. Brice McCain and Kalan Reed are the most likely candidates to replace Sims in the Titan secondary.
Sims underwent an MRI after suffering the injury, with the scans indicating that the cornerback was dealing with more than a day-to-day situation. In fact, Mularkey posited that Sims could be shut down for the season with the injury, but the Titans will likely see how he recuperates over the next few days before determining his fate. Sims, who has recorded 36 tackles, three pass breakups and an interception in 13 games this season, will likely be replaced Sunday by some combination of Brice McCain and Kalan Reed.
With a full practice under his belt early in the week, Sims looks to be on track to play Sunday against the Jaguars. However, this is his first full practice in almost a week, so this injury is still worth keeping an eye on.
Sims (groin) is expected to play in the Week 2 contest against Jacksonville, Jason Wolf of The Tennessean reports.
Things seem to be trending upward quickly for Sims. It seems the groin injury wasn't all that severe but perhaps came at a bad time late last week. However, it's still fairly early in the week and a lot can change before Sunday.
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