As reinstatement from his six-game NFL suspension drew near Von Miller started counting down the hours.
One week and two days. Three days and two hours. One day and 11 hours.
"It hasn't gone by fast though" he said during a sitdown interview with The Denver Post. "A lot of people have said it went by fast. It hasn't. It wasn't easy. And I don't want to get away from that. I want to stay with that focus that it's not easy."
Beginning Monday morning Miller is a free man. The Broncos' star pass-rushing linebacker has been sprung from a six-game suspension by the NFL for violating its drug policy. There were plenty of restrictions. He couldn't practice. Couldn't play. Couldn't travel with the team. And he would not be paid.
If the Broncos missed him they had a funny way of showing it. They went 6-0 without him.
He could attend meetings. He could watch and cheer on the Broncos which he did from the same spot in his house.
Mostly though Miller spent time getting himself in top physic...