Justin Simmons: 'I'm excited to play on Sunday'
Safety Justin Simmons discusses the timeline for his return, where the defense can improve and why a matchup with the Raiders holds extra weight.
Justin Simmons: 'I 100 percent believe we can be better'
Safety Justin Simmons talks about the team's reaction to Bradley Chubb being traded, where the defense can improve in the second half of the season and the birth of his son during the bye week.
Justin Simmons: End-zone INT a 'nod to the whole defense'
Justin Simmons breaks down how he was able to intercept a pass from Jacksonville QB Trevor Lawrence in the end zone, helping save the game for Denver.
Victory speech: Inside an elated Broncos locker room after Denver's win over the Jaguars at Wembley
Go inside the locker room to hear Head Coach Nathaniel Hackett's victory speech and see the sights from an emotional group after a big win.
Justin Simmons intercepts Trevor Lawrence in the end zone | Broncos at Jaguars
Safety Justin Simmons intercepts Jacksonville quarterback Trevor Lawrence's pass in the end zone during the Broncos' Week 8 game against the Jaguars.
Justin Simmons: '[We've] got to walk out of that stadium in Wembley with a win'
After the Broncos' first practice in London, safety Justin Simmons talks about the new uniform combination that the team will wear against the Jaguars, how well Jacksonville's offense is playing and more.
Justin Simmons on his return from IR: 'It was good to just get my feet under me'
Safety Justin Simmons talks about his return to the field after coming off injured reserve, his reaction to the Broncos' loss to the Chargers and turning the page to the Jets in Week 7.
Mic'd Up: Justin Simmons vs. the Chargers
Go inside safety Justin Simmons' return to the field on "Monday Night Football" in Los Angeles, as we had him wired for sound against the Chargers.
Justin Simmons on loss to Chargers: 'Something's obviously not going right, and we need to find a way to fix it'
Safety Justin Simmons meets with the media after the Broncos' Week 6 game against the Los Angeles Chargers.
'We just have to find a way to turn this thing around': Justin Simmons on how the Broncos can adjust to adversity
Safety Justin Simmons checks in with team reporter Sydney Jones following the Broncos' loss in Los Angeles to discuss the defense's performance, Head Coach Nathaniel Hackett's message to the team and more.
Justin Simmons: 'I think there's room for growth in all three phases'
Safety Justin Simmons talks about what he's seen from the team during his time on injured reserve, his excitement to return to the field and his impressions of safety Caden Sterns.
The Broncos' top plays through the quarter mark of the 2022 season
Watch highlights of the Denver Broncos' best plays through four weeks of the 2022 NFL season.
'I know we're better defensively. There's no doubt': Justin Simmons on Denver's loss
Safety Justin Simmons checks in with team reporter Sydney Jones following the Broncos' game in Seattle to discuss the mindset heading into Week 2, what adjustments the defense made at halftime and more.
Randy Gregory forces fumble and Justin Simmons recovers for Denver | Broncos at Seahawks
Outside linebacker Randy Gregory rips the ball out from DK Metcalf's hands to force a fumble, and safety Justin Simmons recovers it during the Broncos' Week 1 game against the Seahawks.
Justin Simmons: '[DK Metcalf and Tyler Lockett] do such a good job of finding ways to get open'
Safety Justin Simmons shares his thoughts on defending against Seattle's starting receiving duo, being named a team captain and game-planning against Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith.
Behind the Broncos | 2022 Training Camp: Episode 2
In the second episode of the 2022 training camp edition of Behind the Broncos, Head Coach Nathaniel Hackett details the importance of competition outside of practice, Justin Simmons and Pat Surtain II break down film together and the team heads to Buffalo for its second preseason game.
Broncos host 2022 Kickoff Luncheon presented by U.S. Bank and Arrow Electronics
Take a look inside the annual Kickoff Luncheon presented by U.S. Bank and Arrow Electronics, which raises funds for Broncos Charities, as every member of the roster and the coaching staff took part.
'Top 100 Players of 2022': Justin Simmons | No. 81
Broncos safety Justin Simmons has been voted as the No. 81 player in the NFL on the "Top 100 Players of 2022" rankings.
Justin Simmons: 'To see strong, Black women in the ownership group ... what an inspiration for so many people'
Safety Justin Simmons talks about getting to know the new ownership group, how Russell Wilson's mentality makes the team better and the possibility of him playing in the first preseason game.
Sutton, Simmons explain why things feel different heading into 2022 Broncos training camp
Every year there is optimism at the start of training camp, but Courtland Sutton and Justin Simmons say their confidence feels more real this year.
Broncos players react to their Madden NFL 23 ratings
Justin Simmons, Pat Surtain II, Melvin Gordon III, Kareem Jackson and other Broncos players react to and dispute their Madden 23 overall ratings.
'It's been fun, challenging, so I can't wait for [training] camp': Justin Simmons on minicamp
Safety Justin Simmons meets with the media on the second day of mandatory minicamp to discuss his interception during Tuesday's practice, team bonding this offseason and more.
Sutton takes the title at UCHealth's Healthy Swings Charity Home Run Derby
Broncos players stepped up to the plate on Tuesday at Coors Field for UCHealth's 2022 Healthy Swings Charity Home Run Derby.
'Defensively, for us, it's great reps': Justin Simmons on playing against Russell Wilson in OTAs
Safety Justin Simmons meets with the media following the Broncos' first day of OTAs to discuss how competitive Day 1 was, the type of challenge Russell Wilson is for the defense 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.
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."
#DENvsTEN postgame injury update: Broncos hoping WR Jerry Jeudy 'dodged a bullet' on ankle injury
Offensive tackle Billy Turner, cornerback K'Waun Williams and guard/center Graham Glasgow also suffered injuries during the game.
Injury Report: S Justin Simmons does not practice Wednesday, considered day to day with knee sprain
Outside linebacker Baron Browning and tackle Cam Fleming also did not practice.
'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
Mile High Morning: Peyton Manning to join ESPN's 'College GameDay' as guest picker ahead of Tennessee-Alabama game
Manning played at Tennessee from 1994 to 1997, earning All-America honors and finishing as the runner-up to the Heisman Trophy after leading the Vols to the SEC title as a senior.
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.
Justin Simmons highlights community leaders, raises funds for local organizations at 'An Evening with Justin Simmons'
"There's just such great work going on in our community, and part of what we do is just shine a spotlight on them," Simmons said.
Next man up: With Justin Simmons set to miss time, Caden Sterns and others could help fill void
"I expect [Sterns] to step in and play great," safety Kareem Jackson said.
Broncos place Justin Simmons on injured reserve, promote Essang Bassey to active roster
Denver also signed veteran safety Anthony Harris to their practice squad.
Mile High Morning: How the connection between Justin Simmons and Kareem Jackson leads to defensive success
"It's like we're both thinking the same thing," Jackson told The Athletic's Nick Kosmider.
'We're looking for great things from them': Broncos announce 2022 season captains
Quarterback Russell Wilson, wide receiver Courtland Sutton, outside linebacker Bradley Chubb, safety Justin Simmons and kicker Brandon McManus were voted as captains by their teammates.
'It's going to be huge for our franchise': Russell Wilson's teammates excited about what his contract extension means for the Broncos' future
"To be able to have [Wilson] around for years to come, somebody of his caliber, is exciting," Courtland Sutton said.
Mile High Morning: ESPN projects Russell Wilson, Justin Simmons, Pat Surtain II to be among NFL's best players in 2022
Plus, Broncos Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion China Jude was featured in Sports Illustrated and Empower Onyx's series, Elle-evate: 100 Influential Black Women in Sports.
'I'm ready to play real football': As final preseason game approaches, focus for Denver's starters starts to turn to Week 1
"Me personally, I wish Monday night was tomorrow and we were just getting ready to suit up and go play," Justin Simmons said.
Mile High Morning: Former SMU teammates Courtland Sutton and Trey Quinn reunite in Denver
Courtland Sutton and Trey Quinn were a dynamic receiving duo at SMU, and now they're playing together again on the Broncos.
Mile High Morning: Could Javonte Williams be this year's breakout fantasy football star?
ESPN's Mike Clay notes that Williams could be the Jonathan Taylor of 2022.
Broncos safety Justin Simmons ranked No. 81 on 2022 NFL Top 100
A year after breaking into the NFL Top 100 player rankings for the first time, Justin Simmons is back.
Broncos Camp Notebook: Broncos players 'fired up' after team meeting with Walton-Penner Family Ownership Group
After Day 13 of training camp, Broncos players discussed their impressions of the new ownership group and what they hope to see from Thursday's joint practice with the Cowboys.
'RING THEM BOYS': Why Justin Simmons paid for his high school alma mater basketball team's championship rings
When Martin County coach John Leon says that he thinks "it's a legacy thing," he's talking about the rings' meaning, but he could very well be referring to Simmons' decision.
Broncos Camp Observations: Broncos receivers punctuate offensive efficiency, Justin Simmons and Pat Surtain II make highlight plays
After focusing on the red zone on Wednesday, the Broncos worked the middle of the field in their second practice — and Wilson and Co. looked sharp.
'We embrace expectations': Amid preseason hype, Broncos focused on working to reach lofty goals
And as the predictions roll in, the Broncos are leaning into the pressure that will await them this season.
Madden NFL 23 player ratings: The top-rated Broncos overall and at every skill
We pored through the spreadsheet to find the top five Broncos players at each skill rating.
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 get in the holiday spirit at Denver Rescue Mission's 2021 holiday party
On Tuesday, seven Broncos players spent their evening at Denver Rescue Mission serving meals and decorating cookies with children at the annual holiday party.
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.
2021 NFL Top 100 No. 45: Justin Simmons' 2020 season in photos
View photos from Justin Simmons' 2020 season, which earned him a spot in the 2021 series of the NFL Top 100.
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.
Through the Years: Justin Simmons' career with the Broncos so far
Take a look back through the Broncos career of All-Pro and Pro Bowl safety Justin Simmons.
Justin Simmons' 2020 Pro Bowl season in photos
Flip back through Justin Simmons' first Pro Bowl season with these photos.
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.
A preview of the Broncos' blue jerseys for #TENvsDEN
With just a few days before the season opener, we got our hands on a few of the Broncos' blue jerseys that they'll be wearing on Monday.
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.
The Broncos at the 2020 NFL Honors show, red carpet
Flip through photos of former Broncos John Elway and Peyton Manning and current Broncos Justin Simmons and Von Miller at the 2020 NFL Honors program, including from the red carpet.
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 visit Children's Hospital Colorado for Fight Like a Bronco campaign
Several Broncos players spent their Tuesday afternoon visiting Children's Hospital Colorado as part of the 2019 Fight Like a Bronco campaign.
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
Broncos visit UCHealth patients to kick off 2019 Fight Like a Bronco campaign
Seven Broncos players spent their Monday afternoon helping kick off the team's 2019 Fight Like a Bronco campaign with a visit to UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital.