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.
Simmons (knee) didn't participate in Wednesday's practice, Turron Davenport of ESPN.com 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.
Simmons posted seven tackles (three solo) in Sunday's 41-35 loss to the Browns.
Simmons entered the weekend with a questionable tag due to a knee injury, but he showed no signs of impairment on the field, recording a career high for tackles in a game. The 2019 first-round pick continues to impress, as he's topped every notable stat from his rookie season, posting 44 tackles, three sacks, five pass breakups and two fumble recoveries over 11 outings.
Simmon (knee) is active for Sunday's game against the Browns.
As expected, Simmons will suit up Week 13 as the Titans look to maintain their lead in the AFC South. The second-year defensive end has been impressive this season, posting 37 tackles, three sacks, five pass breakups and two forced fumbles through 10 games.
Simmons (knee) is expected to play in Sunday's game against the Browns, John Glennon of BroadwaySportsMedia.com reports.
Simmons has been deemed questionable, but he's on track to play Week 13. The 2019 first-round pick has been quite impressive this season, registering 37 tackles, three sacks, five pass breakups and two forced fumbles through 10 games.
Simmons recorded four tackles, including one sack, and also defensed a pass in Week 12 against the Colts.
Simmons recorded his third sack of the season early in the third quarter and ended a Colts drive. He also helped the Titans play stout run defense, stuffing Nyheim Hines and Jordan Wilkins on several occasions for short gains. Simmons has been a major part of the Titans defense this season, logging at least a 70 percent snap rate in all but one contest.
Simmons had three solo tackles, one pass defensed, one forced fumble and a fumble recovery during Sunday's 24-17 win over the Bears.
Simmons displayed the abilities that made him a first-round selection in the 2019 NFL Draft during Sunday's contest, putting constant pressure on Nick Foles even if it didn't directly translate to the stat sheet. His forced fumble of David Montgomery in the third quarter was likewise more impactful in context, as it allowed Desmond King to scoop up the ball for a 63-yard touchdown that would prove the difference in Tennessee's victory. Simmons has been named the AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his efforts.
Simmons (ankle) won't carry an injury designation into Sunday's game versus the Bears, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Simmons returned to practice Friday in a limited fashion, and he showed enough to be cleared for Sunday's outing. The 2019 first-round pick is having a solid campaign, as he's recorded 25 tackles, two sacks and 11 quarterback pressures through six games. He has a decent chance to add to his sack total this week, as the Bears' offensive line has struggled and Nick Foles has been sacked on 5.3 percent of his dropbacks.
Simmons (ankle) didn't participate in Wednesday's practice, John Glennon of The Athletic reports.
Simmons has carried a hefty burden this season, handling at least 85 percent of the defensive workload in four straight games. He recorded 18 tackles, two sacks and a pass breakup in that stretch. It's concerning that he wasn't able to practice at all Wednesday, but he has two more days to get onto the field and have a chance to play Sunday versus the Bears.
Simmons recorded six tackles, one sack and two quarterback hits in Week 6 against the Texans.
Simmons made life difficult for Deshaun Watson throughout the game. He recorded his sack on third down early in the fourth quarter, forcing the Texans to punt. He also actively disrupted the run game, taking down David Johnson for gains of three or less on four occasions. The second-year player has taken a step up in his role this season, as he now has two sacks and 18 tackles across four games.
Simmons has been activated from the Titans' reserve/COVID-19 list, Jim Wyatt of the team's official site reports.
The 2019 first-rounder missed this past Tuesday's win over the Bills, but he'll be available for Sunday's game against the Texans. Simmons heads into Week 6 with 12 tackles and a pass deflection through his first three contests this season.
Simmons (illness) won't be activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list for Tuesday's game versus the Bills, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.
Simmons hasn't cleared the league's COVID-19 protocols and will sit out of the rare Tuesday night outing. Either Matt Dickerson or Larrell Murchison is expected to start at defensive end in Simmons' place, but both are expected to have a role on defense regardless.
The Titans placed Simmons on the reserve/COVID-19 list Saturday, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official site reports.
Simmons either tested positive for the virus or came into contact with someone who did. The Titans are officially on a bye week due to the team's COVID-19 outbreak that postponed their Week 4 game against the Steelers.
Simmons tallied five tackles, one sack, two tackles for a loss and two quarterback hits in Week 3 against Minnesota.
Simmons was disruptive throughout the game, tallying his sack to force a Vikings' punt on their first offensive possession. He also played a key role in the Titans' effort to contain Dalvin Cook, stuffing the run game on several occasions. Simmons continues to see his role on the defense grow, as he was on the field for 92 percent of defensive snaps.
Simmons dropped 10 pounds during the offseason and looks to be in good physical shape, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official website reports.
Simmons recorded 32 tackles, two sacks and 4.5 tackles for loss across nine games as a rookie in 2019. He was eased back into action, as he was recovering from a torn ACL before making his NFL debut in Week 7. The 2019 first-round pick is expected to start at defensive end and has the potential to make some noise this season.
Simmons recorded 32 tackles, two sacks and 4.5 tackles for loss across nine games for the Titans in 2019.
Simmons was eased back into action as he recovered from a torn ACL and didn't make his NFL debut until Week 7. The 2019 first-round pick flashed promise in limited opportunity for the remainder of the season, illustrating the ability to both rush the passer and stuff the run. Simmons should be in for a healthy offseason, giving him a strong chance to fully break out in 2020.
Simmons (knee) was a full participant on Wednesday's practice estimation, Paul Kuharsky of 104.5 The Zone Nashville reports.
Simmons sat out Week 16's loss to the Saints due to a knee issue, but he now looks back to full health. Barring any setbacks, expect the rookie first-round pick to suit up for Sunday's must-win tilt in Houston.
Simmons (knee) is inactive for the team's Week 16 matchup against the Saints, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official site reports.
Simmons' status came into question late in the week, when he was listed as questionable Friday. The team has been careful with its first-round rookie in his return from an ACL injury and will need him at full strength for a pivotal Week 17 matchup against the Texans. Matt Dickerson likely will see an increase in playing time in Simmons' absence.
Simmons (knee) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Saints, Turron Davenport of ESPN.com reports.
Simmons didn't emerge on the injury report until he missed practice Friday. Matt Dickerson would likely get the start if the 22-year-old misses the game.
Simmons (hamstring) won't carry an injury designation into Sunday's game against the Chiefs.
Simmons was added to the injury report as a non-participant Thursday, but he practiced fully Friday to get clear of the questionable tag. The 22-year-old could see increased snaps at defensive end with starter Jurrell Casey (shoulder) sidelined.
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|Sun 09/20||vs JAC||W 33-30||0||3||3||0||0||1||0||0|
|Sun 09/27||@ MIN||W 31-30||3||2||5||1||0||0||0||0|
|Sun 10/18||vs HOU||W 42-36||4||2||6||1||0||0||0||0|
|Sun 10/25||vs PIT||L 24-27||1||2||3||0||0||1||0||0|
|Sun 11/01||@ CIN||L 20-31||2||2||4||0||0||0||0||0|
|Sun 11/08||vs CHI||W 24-17||3||0||3||0||0||1||1||0|
|Thu 11/12||vs IND||L 17-34||0||2||2||0||0||1||0||0|
|Sun 11/22||@ BAL||W 30-24||1||2||3||0||0||0||0||0|
|Sun 11/29||@ IND||W 45-26||2||2||4||1||0||1||0||0|
|Sun 12/06||vs CLE||L 35-41||3||4||7||0||0||0||0||0|
|Sun 12/13||@ JAC||W 31-10||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|Sun 12/20||vs DET||W 46-25||0||2||2||0||0||0||0||0|
|Sun 12/27||@ GB||L 14-40||1||1||2||0||0||0||0||0|
|Sun 01/03||@ HOU||W 41-38||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Sun 01/10||vs BAL||L 13-20||2||1||3||0||0||0||0||0|
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