Simmons is part of a rotation at end, where KeShun Freeman and Rod Rook-Chungong have both started all five games. Simmons gets playing time as does Anree Saint-Amour.
“I think Antonio’s doing well,” coach Paul Johnson said Tuesday at his weekly news conference. “He’s played a great deal this season. He needs to be a little more consistent in the run game, but probably to this point he’s probably been our best pass rusher.