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Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller will miss Sunday's game at Minnesota because of the right thumb he had recently had surgery on.
The rookie practiced Friday with a hard cast but was listed as questionable on the injury report. Miller is third in the league with 10 1/2 sacks. He will be replaced by Mario Haggan.
Miller, the second overall pick in this year's draft, tore ligaments in his thumb last week against the San Diego Chargers.
For the Vikings, running back Adrian Peterson is out for a second straight game because of a sprained left ankle. Cornerback Asher Allen is also out with an injury to one of his shoulders, replaced in the starting lineup by Benny Sapp.
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According to Mike Klis of the Denver Post, Broncos linebacker Von Miller practiced on Friday with a cast on his surgically repaired right thumb. Miller missed practice on both Wednesday and Thursday after undergoing surgery on his thumb to repair some torn ligaments. He vowed that he wouldn’t miss this week’s game against the Vikings [...]
The Denver Broncos decided to play it safe with their rookie star Von Miller. Miller was on the inactive list for Sunday's game at Minnesota. He tore ligaments in his right thumb last week against the San Diego Chargers and needed surgery. The second overall pick in this year's draft didn't practice until Friday and wore a hard cast for protection, but he said afterward...
Denver Broncos rookie pass-rusher Von Miller returned to practice Friday and is hoping he can play Sunday at Minnesota with a cumbersome cast protecting his surgically repaired right thumb.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Rookie pass-rusher Von Miller is itching to give a helping hand to the Denver Broncos'...
MINNEAPOLIS — Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller will miss Sunday's game at Minnesota after recently undergoing surgery on his right thumb.
MINNEAPOLIS — The Broncos will be without star rookie Von Miller for today's game at Minnesota.
Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller is very like inactive for Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings, according to NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora, citing a team source.
Denver Broncos rookie pass-rusher Von Miller returned to practice Friday and said he is hoping he can play Sunday at Minnesota with a cumbersome cast protecting his surgically repaired right thumb.