Justin Simmons is a free safety who competes in professional football for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. He weighs 92 kg and stands 1.88 meters tall. He played football at Martin County High School, where he also attended. He participated in collegiate football with the Boston College Eagles. As a freshman in 2012, he took part in all 12 of the Eagles’ contests.
He started six games at free safety and one game at cornerback. He finished sixth on the team in tackles with 52, and his two forced fumbles tied him for the team lead. In 2013, he played in all 13 of the games as a sophomore, recording 34 tackles, 22 solo tackles, and three pass break-ups.
He started all 13 of the games he played in as a junior in 2014, playing right cornerback for the final six games and free safety for the first seven. All 12 of his games at free safety as a senior were starts, and he finished third on the team in tackles with 67. At 98th overall in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Denver Broncos selected Simmons in the third round.
When the Broncos played the Carolina Panthers in the season opener, he made his NFL debut. He extended his contract with the team in March 2021 for a further four years and $61 million. He hurt his quad in Week 1 of the 2022 season, and on September 14, 2022, he was put on injured reserve. October 17, 2022, saw his activation.
How Much Does Justin Simmons Make?
Justin Simmons makes $15,250,000 as his average annual salary per his contract with the Broncos.