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When it comes to defensive awards, sacks don’t mean everything.  But they don’t hurt, either. Last season, Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller won Defensive Rookie of the Year honors despite recording fewer sacks (11.5) than San Francisco’s Aldon Smith (14).  This year, the scenario is different. Miller won as a rookie because Smith was—and in [...]

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Published on 12/19/2012 at Wed Dec 19 08:00.   3 Comments
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As Week 5 of the NFL season approaches, the Denver Broncos (2-3) are preparing to face the San Diego Chargers (3-2) on the road.  Here are five notes for your consideration going into the game —  (1) Is Von Miller a Defensive Player of the Year candidate? Coming off his Defensive Rookie of the Year campaign, is second-year outside linebacker Von Miller a [...]

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Published on 10/12/2012 at Fri Oct 12 13:30.   6 Comments
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Earlier in the offseason, fans gave second-year linebacker Von Miller an 8.5 swag rating for his unique fashion statements.  During training camp, he’s lived up to that high rating. Over the past two days, Miller has sported lime green and neon orange socks, respectively. Miller is obviously just having some fun by making a fashion [...]

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Published on 07/30/2012 at Mon Jul 30 09:50.   2 Comments
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On Monday, Denver Broncos second-year linebacker Von Miller appeared on the Jim Rome show.  Among the topics discussed were Miller’s glasses. Rome noted that many athletes, particularly NBA players, have been rocking “specs” lately and asked Miller if he thinks the trend was started by the 2011 Defensive Rookie of the Year.  Miller responded, “There [...]

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Published on 06/20/2012 at Wed Jun 20 13:30.   3 Comments
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Remind me to never get on Joe May‘s bad side.  Otherwise, I could end up looking like the Chiefs’ Tony Moeaki. Chiseled Broncos’ middle linebacker Joe Mays has a 250-pound frame and the reputation of being a “thumper,” entering his third season in Denver, and he has a message for the rest of the NFL. “We’re going [...]

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Published on 06/14/2012 at Thu Jun 14 23:13.   1 Comment
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Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller, the reigning Defensive Rookie of the Year, was named the 52nd-best player in the NFL by NFL Network (NFLN) on Wednesday.  The Top 100 Players of 2012 has been airing on the network since April, revealing the top 100 players in the league, as voted by the players. Miller is the third [...]

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Published on 05/23/2012 at Wed May 23 20:39.   4 Comments
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Broncos rookie linebacker Von Miller is one of five nominees for the Pepsi Rookie of the Year Award on NFL.com. Miller, a Texas A&M product, started all 15 games he played and tied Denver’s single-season rookie sack record with a team-high 11.5 sacks, placing him second among all rookies in 2011 and tied for third [...]

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Published on 01/06/2012 at Fri Jan 06 10:14.   5 Comments
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Forget Defensive Rookie of the Year, Broncos‘ rookie linebacker Von Miller is a candidate for Defensive Player of the Year.  Through his first twelve career games, Miller has totaled 62 tackles, 11.5 sacks (tying a franchise rookie record), defended four passes and forced two fumbles. Drafted second overall last April, Miller has not disappointed in [...]

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Published on 12/12/2011 at Mon Dec 12 12:07.   2 Comments
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Twenty-six hundred, that’s what the Denver Broncos second overall pick in the first round is worth on the NFL draft value chart. That’s a lot of points. Probably more points than anyone is willing to give up in order for the Broncos to trade back. Usually the gap in compensation is made up for by [...]

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Published on 04/17/2011 at Sun Apr 17 02:34.   21 Comments
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