Justin Simmons

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Broncos, FS Age: 30-111d Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#98 overall), 2016 College: Boston College Agent(s): Todd France (CAA Sports)

 
  • Current Contract

    Justin Simmons signed a 4 year, $61,000,000 contract with the Denver Broncos, including a $15,000,000 signing bonus, $35,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $15,250,000. In 2024, Simmons will earn a base salary of $14,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $18,250,000 and a dead cap value of $3,750,000.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $61,000,000
    Signing Bonus $15,000,000
    Average Salary $15,250,000
    Total Guarantees $35,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $32,100,000
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash Cash AAV
    2021 Contract details by year 28 $2,000,000 $3,750,000 $5,750,000 $32,100,000 $17,000,000($17,000,000) $17,000,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $32,100,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-26,350,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $15,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-9,250,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $20,850,000 2022 Dead Cap: $11,250,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-15,100,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $3,750,000 2022 Dead Cap: $11,250,000 2021 Cap Savings: $2,000,000
    2022 Contract details by year 29 $15,100,000 $3,750,000 $18,850,000 $29,250,000 $15,100,000($32,100,000) $16,050,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $29,250,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-10,400,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $11,250,000 2022 Cap Savings: $7,600,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $21,750,000 2023 Dead Cap: $7,500,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-2,900,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $3,750,000 2023 Dead Cap: $7,500,000 2022 Cap Savings: $15,100,000
    2023 Contract details by year 30 $14,400,000 $3,750,000 $18,150,000 $21,900,000 $14,400,000($46,500,000) $15,500,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $21,900,000 2023 Cap Savings: $-3,750,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $7,500,000 2023 Cap Savings: $10,650,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $18,150,000 2024 Dead Cap: $3,750,000 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $3,750,000 2024 Dead Cap: $3,750,000 2023 Cap Savings: $14,400,000

    Potential Out: 2024, 3 yr, $46,500,000; $3,750,000 dead cap

    2024 Contract details by year 31 $14,500,000 $3,750,000 $18,250,000 $3,750,000 $14,500,000($61,000,000) $15,250,000
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $3,750,000 2024 Cap Savings: $14,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $3,750,000 2024 Cap Savings: $14,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $3,750,000 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $14,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $3,750,000 2025 Dead Cap: $0 2024 Cap Savings: $14,500,000
    2025 Free Agent Year 32 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $32.1M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2021 salary + 2022 salary)
    • $2.9M of 2023 salay fully guarantees 3/20/2022 (injury guaranteed now)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2021-2021Franchise Tag

    Justin Simmons signed a 1 year, $13,729,200 contract with the Denver Broncos, including an average annual salary of $13,729,200. In 2024, Simmons will earn a base salary of $14,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $18,250,000 and a dead cap value of $3,750,000.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $13,729,200
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $13,729,200
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2020-2020Franchise Tag

    Justin Simmons signed a 1 year, $11,441,000 contract with the Denver Broncos, including $11,441,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $11,441,000. In 2024, Simmons will earn a base salary of $14,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $18,250,000 and a dead cap value of $3,750,000.
    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $11,441,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $11,441,000
    Total Guarantees $11,441,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $11,441,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2016-2019Entry Level

    Justin Simmons signed a 4 year, $3,069,552 contract with the Denver Broncos, including a $645,420 signing bonus, $645,420 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $767,388. In 2024, Simmons will earn a base salary of $14,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $18,250,000 and a dead cap value of $3,750,000.
    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $3,069,552
    Signing Bonus $645,420
    Average Salary $767,388
    Total Guarantees $645,420
    Guaranteed at Signing $645,420
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 $645,420 - - - - - $1,095,420
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $508,769 - - $13,000 - - - $521,768
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $630,000 - - $14,000 - - $408,951 $1,052,951
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,025,000 - - $15,000 - - - $2,040,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $11,441,000 - - - - - $51,808 $11,492,808
    2021 Player Cash Earnings ALL NFL (2ND) $2,000,000 $15,000,000 - - - - - $17,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings ALL NFL (2ND) $15,100,000 - - - - - - $15,100,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings AFC PRO BOWL:FS,
    ALL NFL (2ND)
    $14,400,000 - - - - - - $14,400,000
    8 seasons $46,554,769 $15,645,420 - $42,000 - - $460,759 $62,702,947
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $14,500,000 - - - - - - $14,500,000
    $61,054,769 $15,645,420 - $42,000 - - $460,759 $77,202,947
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    8 seasons Player Cash Earnings $46,554,769 $15,645,420 - $42,000 - - $460,759 $62,702,947
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 11/25/2022, $15,914

      Hit to a defenseless receiver against Las Vegas (LV)


    • Player contract details by year 11/04/2022, $10,609

      Taunting against Jacksonville (JAX)


    • Player contract details by year 10/12/2021, $10,300

      Facemask against Baltimore (BAL)


    • Player contract details by year 11/23/2018, $53,482

      Helmet to helmet hit against Los Angeles (LAC)


    • Player contract details by year 11/03/2017, $24,309

      Hit on a defenseless receiver against Demarcus Robinson (KC)


    • TOTAL: $114,614

  • Transactions

    Nov 25 2022Fined $15,914 Hit to a defenseless receiver against Las Vegas (LV)
    Nov 4 2022Fined $10,609 Taunting against Jacksonville (JAX)
    Oct 12 2021Fined $10,300 Facemask against Baltimore (BAL)
    Mar 19 2021Signed a 4 year $61 million contract extension with Denver (DEN)
    Mar 5 2021Offered a 1 year $13.73 million franchise tag by Denver (DEN)
    Mar 13 2020Signed a 1 year $11.441 million franchise tag by Denver (DEN)
    Nov 23 2018Fined $53,482 Helmet to helmet hit against Los Angeles (LAC)
    Nov 3 2017Fined $24,309 Hit to a defenseless receiver against Demarcus Robinson (KC)
    May 13 2016Signed a 4 year $3.069 million contract with Denver (DEN)
    Apr 29 2016Drafted by Denver (DEN): Round 3 (#98 overall)
  • 2024 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Justin Simmons ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2023 DEN 15 15 14 851 80.0 1 70 53 17 2 3
    2022 DEN 12 12 12 809 75.2 69 42 27 3 6
    2021 DEN 17 17 17 1084 99.8 1.5 80 60 20 5
    2020 DEN 16 16 16 1088 100.0 96 77 19 5
    2019 DEN 16 16 16 1081 100.0 93 65 28 4
    2018 DEN 16 16 16 1077 107.8 97 71 26 3
    2017 DEN 13 13 13 737 74.8 1 68 49 19 2
    2016 DEN 13 13 3 296 26.0 1 29 25 4 2
    Totals 118 118 107 7,023 - 5 602 442 160 5 30
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 2 yrs, $22,209,860
    • Avg. Salary: $11,104,930
    • NFL Rank: 199
    • FS Rank: 6

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2025
    • Avg. Salary: $15,250,000
    • NFL Rank: 121
    • FS Rank: 2

    Comparable Players

    We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Justin Simmons to.

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Quandre Diggs 3 $39,000,000 $13,000,000 29
    Micah Hyde 2 $19,250,000 $9,625,000 30
    Vonn Bell 3 $22,500,000 $7,500,000 28
    Marcus Maye 3 $22,500,000 $7,500,000 28
    Averages 2.8 $25,812,500 $9,386,364 28.8


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Simmons's current age (30), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    2 $21,100,000 $10,550,000


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Simmons statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Played %, Tackles, Interceptions, Coverage Catch %, Rating

    Player GP% Tkl/GM INT/GM Cov Catch% Rating
    Quandre Diggs 2020-2021, SEA 100 3.27 0.3 63.95 68.75
    Micah Hyde 2020-2021, BUF 96.97 3.16 0.19 64 75.35
    Vonn Bell 2021-2022, CAR 96.97 3.66 0.16 76.15 70.3
    Marcus Maye 2020-2021, NO 66.67 3.73 0.09 63.05 69.1
    Average 90.15 3.46 0.19 66.79 70.88
    Justin Simmons 2022-2023 81.82 3.52 0.33 72.85 70.35
    % Change -9.24% 1.73% 73.68% -9.07% -0.75%
    Median Prime % Change -0.75%
    Average Prime % Change 11.27%


    Calculated Market Value: Justin Simmons

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

    Terms Avg. Salary
    2 years, $22,209,860 $11,104,930