Simon Fletcher (American football)
Fletcher on the field at his Ring of Fame ceremony in 2016.
|Position:||Linebacker / Defensive end|
|Date of birth:||February 18, 1962|
|Place of birth:||Bay City, Texas|
|NFL Draft:||1985 / Round: 2 / Pick: 54|
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Simon Raynard Fletcher (born February 18, 1962) 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.
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.
In May 2016, Simon Fletcher was inducted into the Broncos' Ring of Fame, along with Denver greats Jason Elam and John Lynch. The three inductees were the 29th, 30th, and 31st members of Denver's Ring of Fame.
He now owns/operates a local barbecue restaurant named Simon Flecther's Grid-Iron Grill and BBQ located at 14424 U.S. 34, Fort Morgan, CO.