• Sources: Von Miller likely to get 6-game ban

    Summary of 32 articles · Updated Aug 22, 2013
    Von Miller likely will be suspended at least six games for violation of the league's substance policy, according to league sources, but the sides still are negotiating as representatives of the Denver Broncos linebacker are trying to get the ban reduced to four games. You’re always going to miss a player like Von, but we all have to do a little more so when he comes back we’re in a good situation.’’ Whatever Miller did to get suspended, it probably wasn’t worth $806 Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller will serve a six-game suspension for violating NFL's substance abuse policy, the Associated Press reported, citing a person familiar with Miller's negotiations with the league. Previous reports indicated that Miller was in the process of appealing the ordinary four-game suspension, but according to Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen of ESPN, Miller is actually probably going to be suspended for at least six games. We’re aware of reports and sometimes they’re erroneous because we’d probably find out before other people.’’ Asked how long the team has been aware that the suspension could be six or eight games rather than the four that had been widely reported, Fox said: “We’ve haven’t been aware of really any of it, to be honest with you. We don’t know the suspension.
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Broncos turn to pass rush by committee to replace suspended Von Miller

      Shaun Phillips laughed at the question. He was asked about dealing with the pressure to rush the passer in the absence of Broncos star linebacker Von Miller.
    • Replacing LB Von Miller underway

      No one in football is irreplaceable. Von Miller can see that from the sideline now. Miller practiced with the Broncos on Wednesday, a day after the NFL hit him with a six-game suspension that starts with the season opener.
    • Does Von Miller's suspension void Denver's Super Bowl hopes?

      Von Miller was suspended for a substance-abuse violation. Doug Farrar and Chris Burke discuss what it means for Denver.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • N.F.L. Roundup: Six-Game Suspension for Broncos’ Miller

      Denver has lost Von Miller, its best defensive player, until October. The N.F.L. found Miller in violation of its substance-abuse policy.
      Source: nytimes.com
    • Broncos didn’t know about Miller until after Dumervil left

      Though the Broncos can’t say much about the circumstances surrounding the six-game suspension of linebacker Von Miller, they haven’t been shying away from scrutiny. Earlier tonight, both coach John Fox and executive V.P. of football operations John Elwa…
    • League announces Miller suspension, details remain scant

      By now we know that Broncos linebacker Von Miller has been suspended the first six games of the 2013 NFL season. We still don’t know precisely what he did to merit the suspension under the substance-abuse policy. “Von has acknowledged making some mistak…
    • Miller suspension could be costly for Broncos, literally

      In addition to losing the ability to play in six regular-season games, Broncos linebacker Von Miller will lose plenty of money. For starters, he’s out more than $806,000 in 2013 base salary. Likewise, he faces the loss of 6/17ths of his signing bonus al…
    • Broncos' Miller to serve 6-game suspension

      A person familiar with Von Miller's negotiations with the NFL tells The Associated Press that the Denver Broncos linebacker will serve a six-game suspension under the league's substance-abuse policy.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Peyton supports Von Miller “100 percent”

      Though it’s not clear what the NFL believes Broncos linebacker Von Miller has done, the league reportedly thinks he’s done enough to be suspended six games. To Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, it doesn’t really matter. Manning told reporters on Tuesd…
    • Von Miller wants 'speedy' resolution

      Broncos linebacker Von Miller said Tuesday afternoon that he has not heard from the league about the length of his suspension and that he continues to hope for a “speedy, fair resolution.’’ Miller has been suspended by the NFL for a violation of the lea…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Broncos will have to rush to find a rush

      There is a chance, in fact it’s a very good chance, the Broncos will open the season Sept. 5 against the Baltimore Ravens with 29.5 sacks missing from the lineup. Elvis Dumervil will be on the other sideline in that national primetime affair having sign…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Von Miller's looming suspension has yet to divide his Broncos teammates

      Hochman's Happy Hour: Each weekday near quittin' time, Denver Post sports columnist Benjamin Hochman primes the barstool banter. In this installment, Hochman looks at the latest twist in the Von Miller saga.
    • Broncos' John Fox swings away at report

      Broncos coach John Fox said it’s business as usual for the Broncos and linebacker Von Miller until the team is notified it’s not. Fox said following Monday’s practice the Broncos have not been notified of a suspension for Miller and as a result he conti…
      Source: ESPN.com
  • More on Von’s suspension.

    Econonic woes for Him ; (1) Loss of incomes for 3/8 (37.5%) of his contract this season. (2) Potential harm to future contract(s) He can try to negotiate a new contract after this season (completing his third year of his rookie contract), but the Bronco…
  • Where Miller now stands in drug policy

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- With linebacker Von Miller set to remain with his team over the next 10 days, the Broncos will continue to see what the third-year linebacker can do on the field and what it will take to replace him during his suspension. “We’re goin…
    Source: ESPN.com
  • Broncos linebacker Miller suspended for six games, according to source

    Broncos linebacker suspended for six games under NFL's substance-abuse policy. Suspension will put him back on field for Oct. 20 game at Indy.
  • Von Miller: The crazy thing is, I haven’t heard anything from the NFL

    Broncos linebacker Von Miller says he doesn’t know any of the details of the impending suspension he is reportedly facing, and he finds it odd that he’s learning more through the media than he is from the league. Miller spoke with reporters at Broncos p…
  • Dwyane Wade Is No Mike Miller, But He Wants to Be

    When Heat forward Mike Miller decided to return to Memphis this off-season, many Heat fans were disappointed. It was beyond Miller’s control though, as the Heat amnestied his remaining contract to stave off increased luxury taxes, despite our reservatio…
    Source: dimemag.com
  • Von Miller named a possible witness in Dexter Lewis death penalty case

    Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller could be called as a witness in the death penalty murder case against Dexter Lewis, accused of stabbing five people to death in a Denver bar in October.
    • Von Miller’s name appears on the witness list for a murder case

      Just when the litany of off-field issues regarding seemingly mild-mannered Broncos linebacker Von Miller seems to be as odd it can get, it gets a little odder. According to 9news.com, Miller’s name appears on a witness list in a quintuple-murder case. M…
  • Spilled urine, diluted urine led to Von Miller mess

    When news surfaced this morning that Broncos linebacker Von Miller is facing a six-game suspension for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy, we noted that something out of the ordinary must have taken place: Usually, a first suspension under the l…

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