S Justin Simmons on S Caden Sterns' injury: 'I know he's going to attack this thing with the right mindset'
Safety Justin Simmons assesses the Broncos' approach against Washington offensive coordinator Eric Bienemy and Denver's path to improving its third-down defense.
S Justin Simmons on being named a captain: 'I don't take that lightly'
Safety Justin Simmons gives an update on his recovery from injury and talks about the challenge of facing the Raiders' playmakers.
S Justin Simmons on start of eighth season: 'I just want to win'
Safety Justin Simmons talks about his goals for the Broncos' defense and secondary this season.
Justin Simmons and Kareem Jackson team up to host free youth camp
Safeties Justin Simmons and Kareem Jackson held a free youth football camp on Saturday for more than 200 kids in Aurora, Colorado.
S Justin Simmons says Broncos practices have been 'educational' under HC Sean Payton
Justin Simmons talks about playing for Broncos Head Coach Sean Payton and describes the vibe at practice during OTAs.
Roasting the roaster: Looking back at draft profiles of Justin Simmons, Tim Patrick and D.J. Jones
We look back at what draft analysts wrote about Justin Simmons, Tim Patrick and D.J. Jones when the current Broncos were going through the draft process.
Prospect to Pro: A flashback to S Justin Simmons' draft day
Take a look back at Justin Simmons' path from Boston College to the Denver after he was selected in the third round of the 2016 NFL Draft.
'Ridiculous numbers': Looking back at Justin Simmons' 2016 Combine performance
Check out highlights of Justin Simmons at the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine.
Justin Simmons' top plays of the 2022 season
Watch highlights from Justin Simmons' career year in 2022.
Justin Simmons: 'I know we are heading in the right direction'
Safety Justin Simmons meets the media following the Broncos' 31-28 victory over the Chargers.
Justin Simmons chases DeAndre Carter down from behind for a key forced fumble | Broncos vs. Chargers
Safety Justin Simmons chases Chargers' DeAndre Carter down from behind for a key forced fumble vs. the Chargers.
Josey Jewell recovers Justin Simmons' forced fumble | Broncos vs. Chargers
Safety Justin Simmons pokes the ball out from Chargers running back Austin Ekeler and inside linebacker Josey Jewell recovers the fumble during the Broncos' Week 18 game against the Chargers.
Justin Simmons: '[I'm] sending out thoughts and prayers to Damar Hamlin and the Hamlin family'
Safety Justin Simmons talks about Bills safety Damar Hamlin and how the Broncos players are supporting cornerback Damarri Mathis, who was Hamlin's teammate at the University of Pittsburgh.
Justin Simmons intercepts Patrick Mahomes in the end zone | Broncos at Chiefs
Safety Justin Simmons records his sixth interception of the season on Kansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes' pass into the end zone during the Broncos' Week 17 game against the Chiefs.
Let's Drive powered by Ford: Justin Simmons details team's mindset with recent coaching changes
On this episode of "Let's Drive" powered by Ford, safety Justin Simmons discusses what a win vs. Kansas City would mean for this team, how he's helped rally the team and more.
Talking Shop presented by Gillette: Justin Simmons on why he aims for 'simple and clean' style and more
On this episode of "Talking Shop" presented by Gillette, safety Justin Simmons sits down in the barber's chair to talk fashion and more.
KJack TV: Nickelodeon edition
With the Broncos set to play on Nickelodeon on Christmas Day, KJack TV returns as Kareem Jackson asks his teammates about their favorite characters.
KJack TV Christmas edition: Justin Simmons, Baron Browning and teammates get into the spirit of the season
Kareem Jackson is back with another holiday edition of KJack TV. This time, he gets Justin Simmons, Baron Browning, Greg Dulcich and Eric Saubert to sing carols and name the best gift giver on the team.
Justin Simmons: '[I'm] just trying to consistently be my best self as a player'
Safety Justin Simmons shares his thoughts on being named a first alternate for the 2023 Pro Bowl Games.
Justin Simmons records second interception of the day | Broncos vs. Cardinals
Safety Justin Simmons intercepts his second pass of the game during the Broncos' Week 15 game against the Cardinals.
Justin Simmons intercepts Colt McCoy's pass | Broncos vs. Cardinals
Safety Justin Simmons makes a leaping grab to intercept Cardinals quarterback Colt McCoy's pass during the Broncos' Week 15 game against the Cardinals.
Justin Simmons: Happy to see 'game wrecker' Randy Gregory back at practice
Safety Justin Simmons talks about outside linebacker Randy Gregory returning to practice after being on injured reserve and what he brings to the defense as a whole.
Justin Simmons on Chiefs TE Travis Kelce: 'He's a one-of-one talent'
Safety Justin Simmons talks about facing Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce, how proud he is of guard Dalton Risner being named the Broncos' Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year nominee and what Pro Football Hall of Famer Steve Atwater's mentorship means to him.
'[We] got to find ways to close out that game': Justin Simmons on the defense's performance vs. the Ravens
Safety Justin Simmons checks in with team reporter Sydney Jones following the Broncos' 10-9 loss to the Ravens to discuss the Ravens' game-winning touchdown drive, his two interceptions and more.
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SIMMONS AT A GLANCE:
- A seventh-year player who is just the fifth safety in Broncos' history to be named a Pro Bowler (2020) and an All-Pro (second-team, 2019, '21) while with the team.
- Played 91 games (81 starts) during his first six seasons with Denver (2016-21), posting 453 tackles (339 solo), 3.5 sacks (28 yds.), 21 interceptions (352 yds., 1TD), 49 passes defensed, one fumble recovery, two blocked field goals, one blocked extra point and 12 special-teams stops.
- Chosen as the Broncos nomination for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award for three consecutive years (2019-21) while also becoming the first three-time winner of the Darrent Williams Good Guy Award for (2017, '19-20) as voted on by the team's local media.
- Selected as the inaugural winner of the Demaryius Thomas Team MVP Award, as voted on by the Denver Chapter of the Pro Football Writers of America.
- Ranks fifth in Broncos' history among safeties with 21 career interceptions and joins Steve Foley as the only Broncos safeties to accumulate multiple interceptions in each their first six seasons since the 1970 AFL/NFL merger.
- Posted at least four interceptions in each of the last three seasons (2019-21), joining Patriots CB J.C. Jackson as the only NFL players to accomplish that feat.
- Recognized as one of two active defensive backs (Kevin Byard, Ten.) to record totals of least 400 tackles and 20 interceptions since 2016.
- Tabbed as the only defender to play 100% of his team's defensive snaps from 2018-20, logging 3,211 consecutive plays in that span.
- Started all 17 games played in 2021, totaling 80 tackles (60 solo), 1.5 sacks (13 yds.), five interceptions (76 yds.) and 12 passes defensed
- Totaled career highs in interceptions (5) and interception return yards (90) to go along with 96 tackles (77 solo), nine passes defensed and one fumble recovery in 2020.
- Became the 13th safety since 1991 to record at least 90 tackles (93), four interceptions and 15 passes defensed in a single season in 2019.
- Registered a career-high 98 tackles (71 solo), three interceptions (8 yds.) and four passes defensed in 16 games played (all starts) in 2018.
- Started all 13 games played during his second NFL season in 2017, totaling 63 tackles (46 solo), one sack (6 yds.), two interceptions (65 yds., TD) and five passes defensed.
- Played 13 games (3 starts) during his rookie season in 2016, recording 24 tackles (20 solo), one sack ( 9 yds.), two interceptions (83 yds.), and four passes defensed.
- Opened 32-of-50 career games at Boston College, posting 229 tackles (165 solo), eight interceptions (50 yds.), 22 passes defensed, four forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries and one sack (15 yds.).
- Attended Martin County High School in Stuart, Fla., earning All-Area Defensive Player of the Year honors in addition to being named second-team All-Florida.
- Selected by the Broncos in the third round (98th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.
Injury Report: DT Mike Purcell, S Justin Simmons among Broncos to not practice Thursday ahead of matchup with Dolphins
Tackle Garett Bolles improved to a full participant with his ankle injury.
Injury Report: S Justin Simmons among Broncos to not practice Wednesday ahead of Week 3
Outside linebacker Frank Clark (hip) and defensive tackle Mike Purcell (ankle) also did not practice.
Mile High Morning: Hall of Fame CB Champ Bailey believes CB Pat Surtain II will be 'one of the all-time greats'
Bailey also spoke about what impresses him about safety Justin Simmons' game.
Mile High Morning: Pat Surtain II, Justin Simmons selected to ESPN's list of top 100 NFL players
The two players added to their offseason honors with top 100 rankings in ESPN's poll.
Injury Report: T Mike McGlinchey, S Justin Simmons among Broncos to return to practice
Wide receiver Brandon Johnson, tight end Chris Manhertz and running back Tyler Badie also returned to practice.
Broncos safety Justin Simmons scores third consecutive NFL Top 100 ranking with rise to 59th overall
Fellow NFL players voted Simmons as one of the league's best once again after his six-interception season.
Broncos Camp Preview: Pat Surtain II, Justin Simmons lead talented secondary into training camp
The Broncos' secondary may be the team's deepest position group, and it also features some of the team's top talent.
Mile High Morning: ESPN names Justin Simmons among biggest draft steals of last decade
ESPN created a list of the top 50 biggest draft steals since 2013, and one of the Broncos' best defensive players made the list.
Mile High Morning: CBS Sports identifies Broncos' top duo
To qualify, the two players had to be on the same side of the ball but didn't necessarily have to play the same position.
'You just want to be cautious not to judge too quickly': HC Sean Payton details Broncos' evaluation process as OTAs continue
Payton acknowledged that some of the Broncos' players have been through consistent change, but he also noted the ability of the team to adapt to new circumstances.
Mile High Morning: Justin Simmons, Montrell Washington join in as RISE program continues in third year at the Broncos Boys & Girls Club
"I think what's most important with these sessions is having a platform and opportunity for those kids to talk about real-world life issues and be heard on those from adults and even their peers," Simmons says.
Mile High Morning: Pat Surtain II, Justin Simmons among candidates for Madden Team of the Year
Voting ends on Wednesday, Feb. 22, so don't wait!
Pat Surtain II named an AP first-team All-Pro, Justin Simmons selected to second team
The Broncos were the only team with two secondary players picked to the AP's All-Pro teams.
'We're here to raise you up, and we support you': Broncos continuing to hold Bills S Damar Hamlin in their thoughts as they return to the field
"I'm just glad he's still here with us right now, and I'm praying that he just overcomes it all," Russell Wilson said.
Leading the way: How Justin Simmons found his voice as a leader
To become the leader he is today, Justin Simmons applied the lessons he learned from legendary defenders from Denver's Super Bowl 50 team.
Mile High Morning: Pat Surtain II brings holiday cheer to families at The Gathering Place
To give back to the community during the holiday season, Surtain spent his off day decorating cookies with children and taking their families on a holiday shopping spree.
'Two young, talented world-changers': Justin Simmons presents Broncos Boys & Girls Club members Nashara and Naja'Ray with nomination for NFL's Inspire Change Changemaker Award
"This [award] is to continue putting the spotlight on individuals and organizations who are out in the community and are creating positive change in our communities," Simmons said.
Mile High Morning: Justin Simmons shares his gratitude for Steve Atwater's mentorship
"[Atwater's] meant so much to me and my growth, not only as a player, but just as a man, as a professional, as a husband," Simmons said.
Broncos recognize 2022 Community Champion Award winners during Friday's team meeting
Since Jan. 1, 2022, 110 players have volunteered with 138 nonprofit organizations and schools, totaling more than 1,100 hours of service.
Mile High Morning: The Broncos must have short memory after loss to Raiders
"We dug ourselves in this hole, and we have to dig ourselves out," safety Justin Simmons said. "We just have to let this hurt tonight, watch the film, and reload and get ready for next week."
'There's still plenty of ball left': Broncos acknowledge current reality, still believe in ability to turn season around
Justin Simmons knows where the Broncos stand as they approach what he called Denver's "biggest game of the year."
Broncos activate S Justin Simmons, TE Greg Dulcich, CB Michael Ojemudia from IR
Denver also elevated LS Mitchell Fraboni and S Anthony Harris from the practice squad to the active roster for its Week 6 game against the Chargers
Justin Simmons named Week 6 NFLPA Community MVP
Even while on injured reserve, Simmons has kept up his dedication to support the Denver community through his endeavors with the Justin Simmons Foundation.
Broncos designate Justin Simmons, Greg Dulcich, Michael Ojemudia for return from injured reserve
All three players are eligible to play against the Chargers in Week 6, but they must be activated to the 53-man roster to participate in the game.
Photos: Broncos host PLAY 60 Express with Dairy MAX, Justin Simmons, Miles the Mascot and Denver Broncos Cheerleaders at local school
On Tuesday, Dairy MAX, Denver Broncos Cheerleaders, Miles the Mascot and safety Justin Simmons took part in a PLAY 60 Express event during recess at Marie L. Greenwood Early - 8th Grade.
2022 in focus: Our favorite photos of the Broncos' defensive backs from the 2022 season
With the 2022 season in the books, we've collected our favorite photos of each position group from game days throughout the year. Next up: cornerbacks and safeties.
The Broncos' top portraits of 2022: Defensive backs
The Broncos let their personalities shine during the annual portrait shoot. Get a closer look at the defensive backs' time in the spotlight with these photos.
Photos: 'An Evening with Justin Simmons' puts spotlight on local community leaders
On Tuesday, Justin Simmons hosted 'An Evening with Justin Simmons,' an event sponsored by U.S. Bank in which his Justin Simmons Foundation recognized local community leaders.
Photos: Broncos' 2021 Community Champion award winners honored at team meeting
At the Broncos' team meeting on Thursday, the organization's community development department announced the winners of the annual Community Champion awards.
Through the Years: Justin Simmons' work in the community
Take a look back at some of the highlights of the community work of Justin Simmons, the Broncos' 2019 and 2020 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year nominee.
Photos: Broncos help deliver free bikes to children with Wish for Wheels in Greg Knapp's memory
The Broncos, in partnership with Wish for Wheels, distributed new bicycles and helmets to children at John Amesse Elementary School, as Denver Broncos Cheerleaders, Miles the Mascot, Broncos players and officers from the Denver Police Department helped get the children situated with their new bikes. Earlier this month, Broncos coaches and front office staff built 75 bicycles in honor of late former Broncos quarterbacks coach, Greg Knapp, who was an avid cyclist.
Photos: Broncos host PLAY 60 Express with Boys and Girls Club of Metro Denver
Broncos players, cheerleaders and Miles the Mascot hosted a PLAY 60 Express clinic with children from Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver at Empower Field at Mile High.
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.
From the field: Photos of the celebration after Justin Simmons' clutch interception vs. Miami
Take a look at the team's celebration on the field after beating the Miami Dolphins in Week 11.
Express yourself: Broncos' 2020 player portraits showcase their personalities
The Broncos got a chance to show off their personality during the annual portrait sessions conducted by team photographer Gabriel Christus
A tour through Justin Simmons' hometown and his childhood
After the 2019 season, Justin Simmons took us on a tour through his his hometown of Stuart, Florida, including his grandparents' home, his high school alma mater and a sandwich shop he visited often as a kid. Follow along as he showed us family photos from his youth, photos from his high school yearbooks and more.
Justin Simmons helps inspire at Huddle For Your Community with Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year nominees
Justin Simmons and other Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year nominees from around the league participated in a Huddle For Your Community event with children from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade's Hank Kline Club at the club on Friday.
Justin Simmons surprised by friends and family with Broncos' 2019 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year nomination
To announce the team's 2019 Denver Broncos Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year nomination, several members of the community surprised Justin Simmons to tell him how he's made an impact on them.
Broncos get in the holiday spirit at Denver Rescue Mission's 20th annual holiday party
At the Denver Rescue Mission's 20th annual holiday party, several Broncos players were on hand to help dedicate the renovated Denver Broncos Youth Center, serve dinner and help children decorate gingerbread cookies.
Broncos players visit with veterans as part of Salute to Service month
Denver Broncos players visited with veterans receiving medical care through the Veterans Affairs health care system on Tuesday afternoon.
Broncos host children from military families for Salute to Service PLAY 60
Seven Broncos players and Miles the mascot hosted a night of games and football drills at a PLAY 60 event for children from military families at the Pat Bowlen Fieldhouse on Tuesday night.
Broncos, United Airlines partner for Unified School Program
Rangeview High School received the 2019 Doug Fulton Unified Champion School Kindness Award from Special Olympics Colorado, in partnership with the Broncos and United Airlines, during an assembly at the school on Monday. Afterward, Justin Simmons, Austin Schlottmann, Jake Rodgers, Dalton Risner, two Denver Broncos Cheerleaders and Miles the mascot played a game of touch football with some of the students in the Unified Football program
Football is Family: Breakfast with dad before #JAXvsDEN
A day before the Broncos' Week 4 matchup with the Jaguars, many Broncos dads brought their children to have breakfast with them before the day's meetings and walkthrough on Saturday.
Fourth annual Back to School with the Broncos takes kids on King Soopers shopping spree
At the fourth annual Back to School with the Broncos shopping event, 25 children from the Denver Broncos Boys & Girls Club were surprised with $100 gift cards for school-supply shopping at King Soopers — and Broncos players helped them pick out everything they needed for the upcoming school year.
Picture perfect: the Broncos' 2019 studio portraits
Get a glimpse of some of the Broncos' personalities through these portrait photos taken by team photographer Gabriel Christus.
Broncos swing for the fences at UCHealth's 2019 Healthy Swings Charity Home Run Derby
Ten Broncos players stepped up to the plate for charity on Tuesday, taking part in UCHealth's 2019 Healthy Swings Charity Home Run Derby at Coors Field to raise money for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society- Rocky Mountain Chapter.
Broncos, Mile High United Way host more than 20 projects for inaugural Denver Day of Service
Get a glimpse of the more than 20 projects spread across metro Denver as part of the inaugural Denver Day of Service, host by the Broncos and Mile High United Way.
Broncos bring smiles to children of all ages at PLAY 60 All-Ability Clinic with NSCD
Broncos players, Broncos Cheerleaders and Miles the Mascot will help lead a PLAY 60 All-Ability Clinic for 200 athletes of all ages from the National Sports Center for the Disabled at UCHealth Training Center's Pat Bowlen Fieldhouse.