The best NFL team money can buy! Building the ultimate 53-man roster under the 2021 salary cap
What is the best possible team money could buy in 2021? NFL Media researcher Anthony Holzman-Escareno builds the ultimate 53-man roster while remaining under this year's $182.5 million salary cap.
2021 NFL All-Paid Team: Patrick Mahomes, DeAndre Hopkins, Joey Bosa top the marquee
What would the NFL's richest roster look like? Anthony Holzman-Escareno assembles an all-star collection of the highest-paid players at each position heading into the 2021 season.
2021 NFL free agency: Best contracts given out so far
Gregg Rosenthal eyes some of the best deals of free agency so far, including the Steelers retaining JuJu Smith-Schuster and the Jets snagging Carl Lawson.
Broncos S Justin Simmons signs four-year, $61M deal
Justin Simmons is staying in Denver for the long haul. The Broncos signed their star safety to a four-year, $61 million contract with $35 million guaranteed.
2021 NFL franchise tag tracker: Chris Godwin, Marcus Maye among 10 players tagged
The deadline for NFL teams to place the franchise or transition tags on prospective free agents has come and gone, and clubs around the league had some decisions to make.
Broncos place franchise tag on Pro Bowl safety Justin Simmons
Denver isn't letting Justin Simmons go anywhere. The Broncos are placing the franchise tag on their starting safety Friday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.
Redrafting the 2016 NFL Draft: Rams take Dak Prescott No. 1 overall
With the benefit of five years' hindsight, Adam Rank redrafts the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft. Which original fourth-round pick jumps all the way up to No. 1 overall?
Broncos GM George Paton: We want to bring back Von Miller
With many significant decisions looming, new Broncos GM George Paton said Thursday that the team intends to bring back star Von Miller, who missed the 2020 season with an injury.
2021 NFL free agency matchmaking: One fit for each AFC team
Could Aaron Jones leave the Lambeau snow for South Beach? Might Ryan Fitzpatrick join Bill Belichick in New England? Marc Sessler matches one free agent with each AFC team.
Broncos' Justin Simmons expects to return: 'It seems like Denver wants me back and I want to be there'
Safety Justin Simmons doesn't know if the next contract he signs will span one season or several. He just believes it will be with the Broncos.
Ten defensive backs worth pursuing via free agency/2021 NFL Draft/trade
Which premier player should be a trade target for CB-needy teams? Who's among the top safeties on the market? DeAngelo Hall identifies his top 10 defensive backs worth pursuing via free agency, the 2021 NFL Draft or trade.
Top 101 NFL free agents of 2021: Richard Sherman among best players available
Gregg Rosenthal has scoured the market to formulate NFL.com's Top 101 Free Agents of 2021. Who are the best players available in this year's class?
2021 NFL free agency: Nine players who CANNOT hit the open market
As we enter prime roster-reconstruction season across the NFL, Adam Schein identifies nine pending free agents who simply CANNOT be allowed to walk out the door.
2021 NFL franchise/transition tag primer: Who are the no-brainers? Debatable candidates?
Which NFL players are in line to receive the franchise tag before the March 9 deadline? Gregg Rosenthal spotlights the no-brainers, as well as the more debatable candidates, across the league.
NFL reveals complete AFC, NFC rosters for 2021 Pro Bowl
Patrick Mahomes and Aaron Rodgers highlight the rosters for the 2021 Pro Bowl. Check out the complete AFC and NFC rosters.
2020 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year nominees unveiled
The NFL announced Thursday morning its 32 nominees for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award, which will be announced at NFL Honors the week prior to Super Bowl LV.
Debrief: Future free agents who stand to make bank with 2020 play
Gregg Rosenthal highlights future NFL free agents who are in line to pump up their market value heading into the stretch run of the 2020 season.
NFL Research awards: Top performers at midseason
Which QB is the NFL's best halfway through the 2020 season? What about the league's top position group? Finest rookie? Cole Jacobson hands out NFL Research midseason awards.
Debrief: Teams that lifted or sank their seasons in Week 6
Gregg Rosenthal spies teams that faced a Week 6 fork in the road. Did D'Andre Swift's Lions turn toward the light? Are Kirk Cousins' Vikings bound for darkness?
NFL Research awards at the quarter mark: Top QB, rookie, more
What was the best coaching call from the season's first four weeks? Most clutch play? The NFL Media Research team's Cole Jacobson hands out awards for the first quarter of the 2020 campaign.
Top 25 NFL free agents in 2021: Prospective class teeming with talent
2020 represents a contract year for a number of spectacular NFL players. With that in mind, Gregg Rosenthal takes a sneak peek at next offseason's open market, ranking his top 25 prospective free agents of 2021.
Simmons on tag: If Denver wanted to get deal done, 'they would've'
Justin Simmons will play on the one-year franchise tag in 2020 after the safety and the Denver Broncos failed to come to an agreement on a long-term deal before Wednesday's deadline.
Steve Atwater 'happy' HOF ceremony postponed to 2021
During a recent appearance on the RapSheet + Friends Podcast, legendary Broncos DB Steve Atwater was asked for his thoughts on having to wait until 2021 to be inducted. Atwater, who's waited 16 years to enter Canton, expressed his relief regarding the decision and optimism for next year's festivities.
Franchise tag roundup: Who got a deal done ahead of deadline?
Very few of the players who received a franchise or transition tag have agreed to terms with their teams on new deals, and some players have yet to even sign their tag, in hopes of an 11th-hour agreement or a trade.
Rapoport: Simmons' $61M deal helps free up Broncos' cap space
The Denver Broncos and safety Justin Simmons agree to a $61 million deal for four years.
Rapoport: Broncos to give Justin Simmons franchise tag for second-straight year
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports that the Denver Broncos are giving safety Justin Simmons the franchise tag for the second-straight year.
DeAngelo Hall's Top 3 DBs worth pursuing this offseason
NFL Network's DeAngelo Hall's Top 3 defensive backs worth pursuing this offseason.
DeAngelo Hall's Top 3 free-agent DBs
NFL Network's DeAngelo Hall highlights his top 3 free agent defensive backs.
James Palmer explains where Broncos, Justin Simmons stand in contract negotiations
NFL Network's James Palmer explains where the Denver Broncos and safety Justin Simmons stand in contract negotiations.
Justin Simmons explains why Denver would be perfect fit for career going forward
Denver Broncos S Justin Simmons explains why Denver would be the perfect fit for his career going forward.
Top 10 Broncos plays | 2020 season
See a countdown of the 10 best highlight plays made by the Denver Broncos in the 2020 NFL season.
Davante Adams among players to tweet reactions to protests at U.S. Capitol
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams was among the players to tweet reactions to the protests at the U.S. Capitol.
Justin Simmons highlights | 2020 season
Watch the highlights of Denver Broncos safety Justin Simmons from the 2020 NFL season.
Raiders vs. Broncos highlights | Week 17
Watch the highlights of the Week 17 matchup between the Las Vegas Raiders and the Denver Broncos.
Justin Simmons grabs deflected Derek Carr pass for interception
Denver Broncos safety Justin Simmons records an interception on a deflected pass by Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr in Week 17.
Justin Simmons talks Walter Payton Man of the Year nomination, social-justice progress
Denver Broncos safety Justin Simmons joins "NFL Total Access" for an interview.
Introducing 2021 Pro Bowl defensive backs for AFC, NFC
The "NFL Total Access" crew Introduces 2021 Pro Bowl defensive backs for AFC, NFC.
Top defense of the week | Week 11
Watch the top defense of Week 11 during the NFL 2020 season.
Crazy endings of the week | Week 11
Watch the crazy endings of Week 11 during the NFL 2020 season.
Dolphins vs. Broncos highlights | Week 11
Watch the Miami Dolphins vs. Denver Broncos highlights from Week 11 of the 2020 season.
Justin Simmons reads Ryan Fitzpatrick's eyes for CLUTCH end-zone INT
Denver Broncos safety Justin Simmons reads Ryan Fitzpatrick's eyes for CLUTCH end-zone INT.
Broncos vs. Falcons highlights | Week 9
Watch the full game highlights of the Week 9 matchup between the Denver Broncos and the Atlanta Falcons.
Justin Simmons intercepts Matt Ryan's launch codes
Denver Broncos safety Justin Simmons intercepts a pass from Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan.
Chargers vs. Broncos highlights | Week 8
Watch Los Angeles Chargers vs. Denver Broncos highlights from Week 8 of the 2020 season.