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Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller will be named AFC Defensive Player of the Month for November, the National Football League informed the Broncos on Thursday.
Miller helped lead Denver to a 4-0 record in November while totaling 20 tackles (18 solo), eight sacks (54 yds.), 10 tackles for a loss and three forced fumbles. His eight sacks and 10 tackles for a loss led all AFC players during the month while his three forced fumbles tied for the conference lead. Additionally, he was the only player in the NFL to post at least one sack in all four weeks in November.
He was named AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance against San Diego (Nov. 18) in which he totaled six tackles, three sacks and two forced fumbles in Denver's 30-23 win. Source: SBNation Attached Thumbnails
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Miller was named the 2011 Defensive Rookie of the Year in February. (Joey Foley/Getty Images, File Photo)
Helping the second-year outside linebacker’s candidacy for Defensive Player of the Year, the NFL announced on Thursday that Denver Broncos rising star Von Miller has been named the AFC Defensive Player of the Month of November.
Miller helped the Broncos to a 4-0 record in...
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