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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:08:55 -0800
Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak needs to implement an aggressive 3-4 defense, according to The Denver Post writer Mark Kiszla Wednesday Jan. 28. The Broncos defense is built for a 3-4 alignment with LB Von Miller as the focal point. Impending free-agent DT Terrance Knighton should be retained and used at nose tackle, with Miller and DE DeMarcus Ware being used as outside linebackers.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:28:39 -0700
Denver Broncos DE DeMarcus Ware and LB Von Miller have been a deadly combination of pass rushers for opposing teams this season. Miller leads the league with eight sacks, and the two have combined for 15 sacks, which is more than 14 teams have so far. Ware predicted in the offseason that the duo would finish with more sacks than at least one team. The Broncos run defense has been stiff of late, and it allows defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio to employ an attacking style. Miller has recorded sacks in five straight games, which is the league's longest active streak and one shy of his career high set in 2012.
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 05:34:10 -0700
Denver Broncos OLB Von Miller (knee) has shed the brace on his knee, which is an indicator he's all the way back from a torn anterior cruciate ligament. Miller has five sacks in six games thus far.
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 16:37:01 -0700
Denver Broncos LB Von Miller (head) left the Week 6 game against the New York Jets in the first half due to a head injury. He was evaluated for concussion on the sideline and cleared to return in the second half.
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 11:45:27 -0700
Updating a previous report, Denver Broncos LB Von Miller (head) will be able to return to the team's Week 6 game after passing his concussion tests.
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 11:18:36 -0700
Denver Broncos LB Von Miller (head) left the game early in Week 6 and is being treated for a concussion.
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 16:26:06 -0700
Denver Broncos LB Von Miller has played at a high level this year after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee last year. Miller has sacks in three straight games, which is the second longest streak of his career. "It feels good to do my job and take care of business and do what I'm supposed to do. This is why I'm here with the Broncos. It feels good to make plays for my teammates," Miller said. "I've got a unique position on the field. If I can get my job done, then everybody's job on the defense is a whole lot easier."
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:36:47 -0700
Denver Broncos LB Lerentee McCray (knee) has been ruled out for Week 3. LB Danny Trevathan (knee) is listed as questionable, while DT Marvin Austin (non-injury), FS David Bruton (shoulder), SS Quinton Carter (knee), OT Ryan Clady (foot), OG Ben Garland (ankle), CB Chris Harris Jr. (knee), PK Brandon McManus (groin) and LB Von Miller (groin) are listed as probable. McCray did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 19. Trevathan was limited during practice, while the other players fully participated in practice.
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:21:16 -0700
Denver Broncos LB Lerentee McCray (knee) and LB Danny Trevathan (knee) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 18. OG Ben Garland (ankle) was limited, while DT Marvin Austin (non-injury), S David Bruton (shoulder), S Quinton Carter (knee), OT Ryan Clady (foot), CB Chris Harris Jr. (knee) and LB Von Miller (groin) practiced in full.
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:02:14 -0700
Denver Broncos DT Marvin Austin (non-injury), LB Lerentee McCray (knee) and LB Danny Trevathan (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. S David Bruton (shoulder) and OG Ben Garland (ankle) were limited, while S Quinton Carter (knee), OT Ryan Clady (foot), CB Chris Harris Jr. (knee) and LB Von Miller (groin) practiced in full.
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:55:22 -0700
Denver Broncos LBs Von Miller (groin) and Lerentee McCray (knee) are both expected to play in Week 3 against the Seattle Seahawks.
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:42:28 -0700
Denver Broncos LB Von Miller (knee) said his knee is responding well, although he is not sure if he will play in the team's third preseason game.
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 15:50:55 -0700
Denver Broncos LB Von Miller didn't play in the team's preseason opener against the Seattle Seahawks Thursday, Aug. 8. In his place, LB Lerentee McCray provided consistent pressure on the Seahawks.
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:42:50 -0700
Denver Broncos LB Von Miller (knee) will not take part in any contact until the third preseason game at the earliest.
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:52:52 -0700
Denver Broncos LB Von Miller (knee) will not be placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list, and he has been cleared for limited work.
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:43:35 -0700
Denver Broncos LB Von Miller (knee), CB Chris Harris Jr. (knee), DT Kevin Vickerson (hip) and TE Joel Dreessen (knee) could begin the preseason on the Physically Unable to Perform list.
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:26:45 -0700
Denver Broncos DE DeMarcus Ware and LB Von Miller want to total as many sacks this season as an entire team, according to Ware.
Sat, 21 Jun 2014 12:08:28 -0700
Denver Broncos LB Von Miller would like to lose weight before returning to the starting lineup. Ideally, he would like to be closer to the 255-pound mark (his playing weight during the 2012 season, when he earned 18.5 sacks) than the 270-pound mark (his playing weight after he returned from a suspension last season).
Thu, 12 Jun 2014 14:01:39 -0700
Denver Broncos LB Von Miller (knee) has looked surprisingly strong during the team's offseason practices. Miller has done a lot of research and reading on ACL surgeries and is modeling his return after Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson's. He is participating at full speed in drills, although he still isn't playing 11-on-11 plays. Miller will be examined in a few weeks by Dr. James Andrews and hopes to be cleared for limited contact by the first or second week of training camp. He expects to be ready for Week 1.
Fantasy Tip: A healthy Miller's sack upside makes him a vaulable IDP target and he is a key component to the Broncos' DT, which is in low-end-starter territory.
Wed, 11 Jun 2014 11:58:19 -0700
Denver Broncos LB Von Miller (knee) moved well in rehabilitation drills Wednesday, June 11. He has not been cleared for 11-on-11 drills and continued to do limited team work.
Wed, 28 May 2014 14:40:19 -0700
Updating a previous report, Denver Broncos LB Von Miller (knee) has not been cleared to take part in team practices yet. Miller was participating in individual drills Wednesday, May 28.
Wed, 28 May 2014 09:15:18 -0700
Denver Broncos LB Von Miller (knee) is participating in drills at organized team activities this week.
Thu, 01 May 2014 12:09:47 -0700
The Denver Broncos picked up the fifth-year option on LB Von Miller's contract. The option is expected to pay Miller $9.754 million in 2015.
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:06:12 -0700
The Denver Broncos are expected to exercise the fifth-year option in LB Von Miller's contract before the May 3 deadline.
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:21:24 -0700
Denver Broncos LB Von Miller (knee) said his surgically repaired knee is feeling good and hopes to play better than he did before he suffered his injury. "I'm a 100 percent positive I'll be able to come back not only be the same Von, (but) I got to be better. You come back and be the same guy it's like you go 'it's the same Von again' and I got to be better," Miller said.
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 09:05:02 -0800
Denver Broncos general manager John Elway said LB Von Miller grew up a lot this past year while dealing with a six-game suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy and then suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his knee in December. "He's done a tremendous job of doing the right things and everything he's supposed to be doing. So hopefully he can continue to do that, because we'd love Von to be back to the Von we know he can be," Elway said.
Fantasy Tip: With a full offseason to recover from his torn ACL, Miller should be ready for the start of the 2014 season, although he may be a little slow out of the gates. A full season of Miller should help Denver's pass rush up front.
Sun, 02 Feb 2014 08:36:44 -0800
Denver Broncos LB Von Miller will get to keep his $1 million signing bonus that the team was attempting to get back after Miller was suspended for the first six games of the season.
Fri, 24 Jan 2014 08:53:24 -0800
Denver Broncos LB Von Miller pleaded guilty to minor traffic violations Thursday, Jan. 23, and seven points were removed from his license. All other charges against Miller were dropped. He completed community service and a driver's course before entering his pleas.
Tue, 07 Jan 2014 09:56:26 -0800
Denver Broncos LB Von Miller (knee) will undergo surgery to fix the torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee Wednesday, Jan. 8, and his recovery is expected to take between six and nine months. He has been wearing a brace on his knee for support recently and has been receiving treatment at the team's facility since he suffered the injury. The surgery will be performed by a surgeon in Dr. James Andrews' group. Miller didn't suffer any damage to any other ligament in his knee. He's expected to miss the team's offseason program and likely some of training camp.
Tue, 24 Dec 2013 15:18:39 -0800
The Denver Broncos placed LB Von Miller (knee) on the Injured Reserve Tuesday, Dec. 24, and signed free-agent LB Brandon M. Marshall (Jaguars) in a corresponding move.
Mon, 23 Dec 2013 13:01:50 -0800
Denver Broncos LB Von Miller (knee) will have surgery to fix the torn anterior cruciate ligament in his knee in two to three weeks, and he faces a recovery period of six to nine months, meaning he'll miss the team's offseason program and likely some of training camp next year. Miller might go for a second opinion on his knee. He wasn't using crutches after the Week 16 game and said he didn't have much pain in his knee. LB Nate Irving played in Miller's spot after he was injured, but DE Robert Ayers also saw action opposite DE Shaun Phillips.
Mon, 23 Dec 2013 09:31:49 -0800
Updating a previous report, Denver Broncos LB Von Miller (knee) tore his anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee and is done for the year.
Mon, 23 Dec 2013 09:11:03 -0800
Updating a previous report, the injury to Denver Broncos LB Von Miller (knee) may not be serious. There was a fear that he originally suffered an acute cruciate ligament tear. It is now believed the injury is not that severe.
Sun, 22 Dec 2013 16:47:45 -0800
Updating a previous report, Denver Broncos LB Von Miller (knee) will undergo tests Monday, Dec. 23, to determine the extent of the knee injury he suffered in Week 16 against the Houston Texans. There is concern the injury is significant.
Sun, 22 Dec 2013 10:21:40 -0800
Denver Broncos LB Von Miller (knee) left the team's Week 16 game because of a knee injury and is considered questionable to return.
Sat, 14 Dec 2013 08:57:31 -0800
Denver Broncos LB Von Miller has been fined $25,000 for a roughing the passer penalty he received in the team's Week 14 game.
Mon, 28 Oct 2013 14:15:46 -0700
Denver Broncos LB Von Miller plead guilty to several minor traffic offenses as part of a plea agreement Monday, Oct. 28. He is scheduled to complete 24 hours of community service and a level-one driving class within the next 90 days. Miller was two hours late to court because his attorney did not think Miller had to be present at the hearing.
Sun, 20 Oct 2013 09:50:36 -0700
Denver Broncos LB Von Miller added 16 pounds of muscle during his six-game suspension and currently weighs 266 pounds.
Sat, 19 Oct 2013 12:10:58 -0700
The Denver Broncos activated LB Von Miller from the reserve/suspended list and released WR Tavarres King.
Sat, 19 Oct 2013 09:05:13 -0700
Denver Broncos head coach John Fox said LB Von Miller will work with the first-team defense during the team's Week 7 game. Miller missed the first six games of the season because of a suspension.
Mon, 14 Oct 2013 14:13:25 -0700
Denver Broncos LB Von Miller is back with the team after serving a six-game suspension for violating the league's substance-abuse policy. He'll practice with the team for the first time Wednesday, Oct. 16, and is expected to make his season debut in Week 7 against the Indianapolis Colts. Miller is subject to up to 10 drug tests a month and will remain in Stage 3 of the league's substance-abuse policy for the remainder of his career.
Sun, 22 Sep 2013 07:24:38 -0700
Denver Broncos LB Von Miller unsuccessfully attempted to corrupt the NFL's drug-testing program with the help of a urine collector.
Wed, 11 Sep 2013 20:18:17 -0700
Denver Broncos LB Von Miller has an open warrant for his arrest in California, according to a spokeswoman for the Orange County District Attorney's Office. It stems from his failure to appear on a traffic ticket issued last year. It is unclear what effect this will have if Miller travels to California when the team plays either the Oakland Raiders or San Diego Chargers, but the warrant pertains to the entire state.
Wed, 11 Sep 2013 08:43:18 -0700
Updating an earlier report, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has the authority to suspend Denver Broncos LB Von Miller for violating the personal conduct policy after his recent traffic violations. Multiple sources said they believed Miller had been cited after he had returned from meeting with NFL Players Association officials about his suspension.
Wed, 11 Sep 2013 06:37:34 -0700
Denver Broncos LB Von Miller was reportedly cited for driving with a suspended license and speeding last week.
Sun, 08 Sep 2013 07:54:34 -0700
The Denver Broncos will reclaim $1.25 million of signing bonus money from LB Von Miller by withholding the money from his paychecks.
Sat, 31 Aug 2013 13:19:51 -0700
The Denver Broncos placed LB Von Miller on the suspended list and LB Stewart Bradley (wrist) on Injured Reserve. They also cut OG Ryan Lilja, RB Jeremiah Johnson, TE Jake O'Connell and WR Tavarres King.
Mon, 26 Aug 2013 10:49:11 -0700
Denver Broncos head coach John Fox said LB Von Miller will receive some playing time in the team's final preseason game.
Wed, 21 Aug 2013 06:31:44 -0700
Denver Broncos LB Von Miller is in Stage 3 of the NFL's drug policy. Another violation would result in a minimum one-year suspension.
Tue, 20 Aug 2013 21:50:14 -0700
The Denver Broncos have moved LB Wesley Woodyard into the middle with LB Danny Trevathan on the weak side and LB Nate Irving expected to fill in at LB Von Miller's strong side spot on the base defense. Miller was suspended by the NFL for six games earlier Tuesday, Aug. 20, for violating the league's substance-abuse policy.