Steve Atwater's Career Highlights

All-League Teams

All-Pro: 1991 (AP, PFWA, NEA, PW)  •  1992 (AP, PFWA, SN, NEA)

All- Pro Second Team: 1990 (NEA)  •  1996 (AP)

All-AFC: 1990 (UPI, PW)  •  1991 (UPI, PW)  •  1992 (PW)  •  1993 (UPI)  •  1995 (UPI)  • 1996 (UPI, PW)


Pro Bowls

(8) – 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997*, 1999

* Did not play


Team Records

Broncos records held by Atwater
            (Records through the 1998 season, Atwater’s final season with Denver)

  • [3rd] Longest Non-Scoring Interception Return – 68 (vs. San Diego, Sept. 12, 1993)


League/Team Statistical Titles

Team Statistical Championships   
            Interceptions Titles: 1990, 1991, 1995

            Interceptions Return Yardage Titles: 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995

            Total Tackles Titles: 1993, 1995


Awards and Honors

  • 1989 All-Rookie Team (PW)
  • 1995 Denver Broncos Defensive MVP
  • 1990s All-Decade Team


Year-by-Year Team Records

1989       Denver Broncos.................... 11-5-0    (1st)

1990       Denver Broncos...................... 5-11-0    (5th)

1991       Denver Broncos.................... 12-4-0    (1st)

1992       Denver Broncos........................ 8-8-0    (3rd)

1993       Denver Broncos........................ 9-7-0    (3rd)

1994       Denver Broncos........................ 7-9-0    (4th)

1995       Denver Broncos........................ 8-8-0    (4th)

1996       Denver Broncos.................... 13-3-0    (1st)

1997       Denver Broncos.................... 12-4-0    (2nd)

1998       Denver Broncos.................... 14-2-0    (1st)

1999       N.Y. Jets.................................... 8-8-0    (4th)

(Division Finish in Parentheses)

Qualified for Postseason in Bold

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