Von Miller injury: Broncos star required season-ending ankle surgery per report


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The Denver Broncos star pass-ranger Von Miller’s 2020 season was able to start before the end. An MRI confirmed on Tuesday that Miller had a tendon injury at the end of a season Ian Report of NFL Network. That surgery requires per surgery Adam Schefter ESPN, And Rapoport noted that Miller had a second opinion as an expert on Thursday in Green Bay, foot specialist Dr. Scheduled with Robert Anderson. CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora The news was immediately relayed that Miller’s injury was feared to be over, and now he has unfortunately started to flourish.

In particular, the injury occurred on Tuesday’s final play of practice, after this, The area was being held indoors because of a blizzard. The Broncos were also not in full pads during the session and Miller, who is said to have injured himself in what is being described as “a freak” injury.

Miller was set to enter his 10th season in the NFL and was primed to form a near-passing pairing opposite Bradley Chubb, who missed the bulk of last season due to a torn ACL. Point of view: Reports have also surfaced Along with Miller’s season-end injury, he may not be ready for Week 1 as he continues to recover, so Denver looks likely to be two pass rushers. Miller, meanwhile, finished in 2019 with his sixth consecutive Pro Bowl nod, 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 the loss would be a major blow to the Denver front seven.

According to the latest figures from CBS Sports’ Stephen Oh, Denver’s win percentage for the 2020 season fell to 3.1% without Miller in the lineup. Here’s how Miller’s absence hurt Bronco this season, according to Oh:

With von miller

7.6

47.5%

6.0%

33.4%

1.5%

0.6%

Without von miller

7.1

44.4%

3.7%

23.7%

0.8%

0.3%

Difference

-0.5

-3.1%

-2.3%

-9.7%

-0.7%

-0.3%

Missing the entire 2020 season would also be bad for Miller, who is signed into the 2021 season. However, the final season of Miller’s contract in 2021, as a club option, gives the organization the ability to reduce or attempt his $ 22.225 million cap hit if he is still recovering from the injury.

The Broncos are set to open their 2020 season in Monday Night Football when they host the Tennessee Titans.