2021 season highlights: Best plays by the Broncos' rookie class
Check out highlights from the Broncos' 2021 rookie class, including Pat Surtain II and Javonte Williams.
2021 season highlights: The Broncos' top five plays on defense
Relive the most exciting moments on defense from the 2021 season, as we count down the top five plays.
#LACvsDEN: S Caden Sterns
S Caden Sterns discusses stepping in for S Kareem Jackson if he is unable to suit up on Sunday, previews the matchup vs. the Chargers and more.
Every Broncos interception before the bye week
Watch all of the Broncos' interceptions through 10 games of the 2021 season.
#DENvsDAL: Caden Sterns intercepts Dak Prescott in Texas homecoming
Broncos rookie S Caden Sterns snags an interception in his home state of Texas vs. the Cowboys.
#DENvsPIT: S Caden Sterns
S Caden Sterns discusses his performance vs. Baltimore, RB Javonte Williams' impressive run and more.
#BALvsDEN: Caden Sterns pulls down Lamar Jackson for sack on third-down blitz
Safety Caden Sterns pulls down Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson on blitzing third-down sack.
#NYJvsDEN: Caden Sterns picks off Zach Wilson on tipped pass
Jets QB Zach Wilson's high misfire fastball ends in tipped pick by safety Caden Sterns.
Sterns: 'I'm really proud of how we did but [need to] just keep building on top of that and getting better'
Safety Caden Sterns talks with team reporter Sydney Jones following the Broncos' preseason opener to discuss the secondary's performance, how it felt to play his first NFL game and more.
#DENvsMIN: Caden Sterns' hit forces incompletion for turnover on downs
S Caden Sterns breaks up a fourth-down pass from Vikings QB Kellen Mond.
Rookie Rapid Fire: S Caden Sterns
Safety Caden Sterns shares his favorite cake flavor, which Bronco player he'd be starstruck upon meeting and more.
'We need you to come here and work every day': Broncos' Day 3 picks get 'The Call'
The Broncos' six selections on Day 3 of the NFL Draft get "The Call" from George Paton and Vic Fangio.
Road to the Draft: Texas S Caden Sterns' college highlights
Check out highlights of Broncos' fifth-round pick Texas safety Caden Sterns.
S Caden Sterns on coming to Denver: 'Thankful for the Broncos taking a chance on me'
New Broncos safety Caden Sterns meets with the media to discuss what it was like getting the call from the Broncos, his excitement to learn under Justin Simmons and more.
George Paton excited to add 'very instinctive' safety Caden Sterns
Broncos GM George Paton talks about what he likes about fifth-round pick, former Texas safety Caden Sterns.
|18||Chiefs||L 24 - 28||9||6||3||0||0||0||0|
|16||@Raiders||L 13 - 17|
|15||Bengals||L 10 - 15|
|14||Lions||W 38 - 10||3||2||1||0||0||0||0|
|13||@Chiefs||L 9 - 22|
|12||Chargers||W 28 - 13||1||0||1||0||0||1||0|
|10||Eagles||L 13 - 30||3||2||1||0||0||0||0|
|9||@Cowboys||W 30 - 16||3||3||0||0||0||0||1||1||1||1||0||0|
|8||Football Team||W 17 - 10||1||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|7||@Browns||L 14 - 17||1||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|6||Raiders||L 24 - 34||1||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|5||@Steelers||L 19 - 27||1||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|4||Ravens||L 7 - 23||3||3||0||2||0||1||0|
|3||Jets||W 26 - 0||2||2||0||0||0||0||1||46||46||46||0||0|
|2||@Jaguars||W 23 - 13||0||0||0||0||0||1||0|
|1||@Giants||W 27 - 13|
STERNS AT A GLANCE:
- A safety who started 28-of-29 games played at the University of Texas, totaling 172 tackles (119 solo), two sacks (5 yds.), five interceptions (33 yds.), eight pass breakups and one blocked kick during his collegiate career.
- Started all seven games played during his final campaign with the Longhorns in 2020, compiling 52 tackles (30 solo), one interception and three pass breakups.
- Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team in 2020, and was a preseason watch list candidate for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy and the Chuck Bednarik and Jim Thorpe awards.
- Saw action in nine games (8 starts) as a sophomore in 2019, posting 58 tackles (43 solo), one sack (2 yds.) and one pass breakup.
- Named Big 12 Defensive Freshman of the Year and first team All-Big 12, while becoming the first Longhorn true freshman defensive back to start the first 13 games of his career since S Blake Gideon in 2008.
- Tallied collegiate career highs in tackles (62), interceptions (4), interception yards (33) and pass breakups (4), while adding one sack (3 yds.) and one blocked kick during his freshman campaign.
- Prepped at Steele High School, where he totaled 235 tackles, 11 interceptions, one forced fumble and three fumble recoveries, while being named an All-American as well as an all-state and two-time all-district honoree.
- Selected by the Broncos in the fifth round (152nd overall) of the 2021 NFL Draft.
Second-year safety Caden Sterns looking to build off promising rookie season
Going into his second year, safety Caden Sterns is focused less on concrete goals and more on simply improving as a player in a veteran-laden defense.
A Broncos rookie review: Wrapping up an impressive year from Denver's 2021 draft class
Denver's draft class found its way onto the field early and often in 2021, and it is a big reason why the Broncos' future remains bright.
Injury report: ILB Kenny Young ruled out of #DENvsLV, seven Broncos listed as questionable
Head Coach Vic Fangio had previously ruled quarterback Teddy Bridgewater out of the team's Week 16 game against the Raiders.
Injury Report: DE Dre'Mont Jones among Broncos to not practice, currently '50-50' for #CINvsDEN
The Broncos had six players who did not practice on Wednesday.
Mile High Morning: A Broncos rookie recap from before the bye week
Six of the Broncos' 2021 draft picks have made an impact on the field already, and three undrafted rookies have made their way into games, too.
After falling in 2021 NFL Draft, resurgent Caden Sterns on verge of Broncos history
"It definitely put a chip on my shoulder," Sterns said.
Injury Report: Mike Purcell returns, as Noah Fant, KJ Hamler and others miss Wednesday practice
Rookie safety Caden Sterns was also held out of practice with a "leg irritation," Head Coach Vic Fangio said.
Injury Report: Pat Surtain II exits practice early with 'a little soreness' in lower extremity
Several players, including starters Ronald Darby and Melvin Gordon III, returned to practice on Tuesday.
'He don't play no games': Pat Surtain II shows potential with pick-six in NFL debut
Plus, take a closer look at Javonte Williams, KJ Hamler, Caden Sterns and more players who had strong performances on Saturday.
2021 #BroncosCamp Preview: After taking place among NFL's best, Justin Simmons prepared to lead safeties into season
General Manager George Paton made a flurry of moves during his first offseason with the Broncos, but none was bigger than re-signing Pro Bowl and All-Pro safety Justin Simmons.
Broncos sign five members of 2021 draft class
Both of the Broncos' fifth-round picks, safeties Caden Sterns and Jamar Johnson were among the players to sign their rookie contracts.
Shots of the Game: The Broncos' 2021 draft class' in the preseason opener
Check out the best shots of Denver's 2021 draft class from the Broncos' Week 1 preseason bout with the Vikings.
Best offseason program photos: Covering sideline to sideline with the safeties
As we edge closer to training camp, here's a look back at the safeties' offseason program.
Our top photos from Day 2 of Broncos rookie minicamp
Take a closer look at the action as Denver's rookie class hit the field for Day 2 of rookie minicamp.
Our top photos from Day 1 of Broncos rookie minicamp
Take a closer look at the action on the field as Denver's rookie class began its minicamp.
Broncos' 2021 rookie class arrives for equipment fitting
Most of the Broncos' 2021 rookie class, including first-round pick Patrick Surtain, arrived on Wednesday and picked out their new equipment for their rookie season.
By the Numbers: Pro Football Focus stats for each of the Broncos' 2021 draft picks
Learn more about the Broncos' 10 picks from the 2021 NFL Draft with these advanced stats from Pro Football Focus' 2021 NFL Draft Guide.
Here's the Denver Broncos' 2021 draft class
With the 2021 NFL Draft in the books, here's the Broncos' 10-man draft class.