All-Pro linebacker Von Miller donned a scout team skullcap over his helmet Wednesday and spent much of practice helping the Denver Broncos prepare to play more than a third of the season without him.
Broncos linebacker Von Miller will serve a six-game suspension under the NFL’s substance-abuse policy, a violation the linebacker said did not result from a positive test.
While the Denver Broncos are waiting for a resolution on the Von Miller case, they made a move to shore up their linebacker corps in case Miller is suspended.
The Denver Broncos caught a glimpse Thursday of what things would be like if All-Pro linebacker Von Miller has to sit out all of September.
All-Pro linebacker Von Miller missed the final day of the Denver Broncos’ training camp Thursday to address his looming suspension for violating the NFL’s drug-abuse policy.
Shaun Phillips has forced enough fumbles in his day that he doesn’t mind the occasional cleanup job of just pouncing on the ball and safely recovering it. He got a little more than that in the Broncos’ 10-6 exhibition win against the 49ers.
If Von Miller is worried about the possibility of his looming four-game suspension to start the season, he sure isn’t showing it.
Every offseason since 2007, Champ Bailey returned to Dove Valley headquarters and had to learn a new scheme under a new defensive coordinator. Not this summer.
The Broncos drafted Quanterus Smith to replace Elvis Dumervil, yet he just might spend his first month as a pro helping to fill the big cleats of All-Pro pass rusher Von Miller.
Forget about Peyton Manning’s neck and right arm. Both held up just fine last year. The question now is about his broad shoulders.