Found July 26, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
PLAYERS: Von Miller
TEAMS: Denver Broncos
While many people, myself included have assumed that Broncos linebacker Von Miller was suspended by the NFL for failing a drugs test, that doesn’t seem to be the case. According to Mike Klis of the Denver Post,  the NFL didn’t suspend Miller for a positive drug test. Von Miller did not test positive for performance enhancing drugs or recreational drugs this year to trigger his NFL-imposed four-game suspension for violating of the league’s drug policy, an NFL source said Friday. There are numerous ways for a player to fail the policy. Missing a test or counseling session is a violation. Repeatedly showing up late for tests and behavioral issues also are considered compliance violations of the NFL’s intervention program. Miller was placed in the league’s substance abuse program after he tested positive for marijuana during his rookie year in 2011. This could be why Miller’s teammates are confident he won’t be suspended after his appeal is heard next month.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Report: Von Miller’s suspension isn’t due to a failed drug test appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Report: Miller did not fail test

Broncos linebacker Von Miller is facing a 4-game suspension for violating the league's drug policy, but a report says he did not fail a test.

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