Simon Fletcher (American football)

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Simon Fletcher
No. 73
LB / DE
Personal information
Date of birth: (1962-02-18) February 18, 1962 (age 52)
Place of birth: Bay City, Texas
Career information
College: Houston
NFL Draft: 1985 / Round: 2 / Pick: 54
Debuted in 1985
Last played in 1995
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • NFL Record 10 straight games with a sack
  • Denver Broncos all-time sacks leader with 97.5
Career NFL statistics
Sacks 97.5
Interceptions 2
Fumble recoveries 10
Stats at NFL.com

Simon Raynard Fletcher (born February 18, 1962 in Bay City, Texas) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the second round of the 1985 NFL Draft. He played college football at Houston.

Professional career[edit]

Fletcher played for the Denver Broncos for his entire NFL career from 1985-1995. In his 11 year career he recorded a Denver Broncos record 97.5 sacks, two interceptions, and 10 fumble recoveries. He shares the NFL record (DeMarcus Ware) for most consecutive games with a sack with 10. His cousin Shan Fletcher is also a professional from Houston.

He now owns/operates a local barbecue restaurant named Whistle Blowers located at 2411 8th Ave in Greeley Colorado.