NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Chargers, the Titans, the stadium and his coach all had a similar feeling about the first game of Jeffery Simmons’s career.

“I felt him,” Mike Vrabel said.

Simmons was a definite factor on his 21 snaps – one-third of the Titans’ defensive plays in Sunday’s 23-20 win over the Chargers. He helped blow up the game-sealing play, where Melvin Gordon fumbled at the goal line, stripped by Wesley Woodyard on a play where Jurrell Casey recovered the ball.SimmonsChargers

“I came off the ball, I knew I was going to get the guard by himself,” he said. “My job is to knock my man back, beat the man in front of me and I feel like I did a great of that.”

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