Von Miller Injury: Broncos Star Says End-of-Season Ankle Surgery Expected

Von Miller Injury: Broncos Star Says End-of-Season Ankle Surgery Expected
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Denver Broncos Star Pass-Rusher From MillerIt’s over before the 2020 season begins. An MRI confirmed Tuesday that Miller suffered a tendon injury late in the season Ian Report of the NFL Network. For that injury, surgery is needed, per Adam Shafter of ESPN, And Rapopport notes that for Miller’s second opinion, a foot specialist in Green Bay on Thursday, Dr. An interview with Robert Anderson is scheduled. CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora The news broke immediately after Miller’s injury was expected to end the season and is now unfortunately fruitful.

In particular, the injury occurred on the last play of Tuesday’s practice, Per shafter, It was held indoors due to a snowstorm hitting the area. The Broncos weren’t even in full pads during the session and Miller, in Schiller, is said to be injuring himself in what is being called a “freak” injury.

Miller won his 10th season in the NFL. Was ready to enter and had to make quite a pass-rushing pairing against it. Bradley Chubb, Which missed most of last season due to a torn ACL. Speaking of Chub: Reports have also surfaced Miller may not be ready for Week 1 as he continues to recover from an injury he suffered at the end of the season, so Denver is looking at the possibility of two pass rushers down. Miller, meanwhile, finished 2019 with his sixth consecutive Pro Bowl consent, making a total of eight for his career. The Super Bowl 50 MVP has also been a perennial all-pro talent (three-time first team, four-time second-team), so this loss would be a big blow to the seven against Denver.

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According to the latest figures from CBS Sports’ Stephen Oh, Denver’s winning percentage for the 2020 season has dropped 3.1% without Miller in the liner. Oh per, take a look at how Miller’s absence this season hurts the Broncos:

With Von Miller







Without Von Miller







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Missing the entire 2020 season will also be a bad time for Miller, who signs for the 2021 season. That final season of Miller’s contract in 2021, however, is in the form of a club option that would give the organization the ability to sever ties or try to reduce its cap hit to 25 22.225 million if it is still recovering from the injury.

The Broncos are set to begin the 2020 season on Monday night football on l when they host Tennessee Titans.


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