Denver Broncos security Justin Simmons is ranked No. 81 on NFL Community’s High 100 checklist this yr. The checklist is voted on by NFL gamers, however the voting course of if flawed.
It is a ridiculously low rating for Simmons, who was No. 45 on the checklist final yr. Simmons broke up 9 passes and totaled 5 interceptions in 2020. He then broke up 12 passes and grabbed 5 interceptions once more in 2021, however his rating dropped 36 spots.
It is possible a mirrored image of the Broncos not getting a lot respect total as a workforce — good gamers on unhealthy groups not often get the identical type of consideration nearly as good gamers on good groups (simply have a look at Professional Bowl rosters).
Final yr, the Broncos had three gamers on the checklist: exterior linebacker Bradley Chubb (No. 40), Simmons and left deal with Garett Bolles (No. 82).
Though he acquired little respect on NFL Community’s checklist, Simmons was ranked because the NFL’s second-best security by Landing Wire earlier this yr.
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