Found July 24, 2013 on Thacover2:
PLAYERS: Von Miller
TEAMS: Denver Broncos
Von Miller is sticking to the script in his appeal of his impending four game suspension. It was reported on Monday that Miller was appealing a four game suspension for violating NFL policy. Since that announcement was made, several alarming reports have surfaced. It was initially reported that Miller was busted for marijuana use and taking Molly’s.  Then an anonymous teammate ripped Miller, and speculated that Miller has a marijuana addiction. Miller has finally spoken out about the allegations, and told Yahoo Sports that “he absolutely does not use marijuana.” Out of respect for the confidentiality of the process, I can’t get into further detail about the situation.That was the message and he stuck to it. “Absolutely not,” Miller said emphatically. Miller was asked if he felt that he had let his team down. “I don’t think I let my teammates down,” Miller said in one of his rare moments of candor. “Everybody has tough moments in their lives. I have great teammates, teammates have

Von Miller, the Denver Broncos, and more out of the Mile “High” City

First-round draft pick Sylvester Williams signed his rookie contact and will begin practice on Friday (Photo Credit: The Denver Post)I was hoping to start training camp on a lighter note. Give you a Day 1 analysis, or just go on and on about my fantasy league…but no, earlier this week more bad news out of Denver broke. When the Von Miller story erupted on Monday morning, I thought...

Mile High Suspension: Von Miller

Miller in his rookie season vs. Patriots   Good news for the Ravens, Giants, Raiders, and Eagles: Von Miller will be suspended for the first four games of the NFL regular season for violating the NFL drug policy, maybe. USA Today reporter Lindsay Jones says "Miller tested positive for Marijuana and amphetamines". The Denver Broncos are keeping quiet and are citing confidentiality...

Von Miller claims marijuana isn’t a part of his life

Just a couple of days ago news leaked that Broncos linebacker Von Miller is facing a four game suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. Miller is currently appealing the ruling, which is scheduled for mid-August right now.  Miller spoke with the media today and says he doesn’t feel like he let his teammates down. “I don’t think I let my teammates down,”...

Report: Von Miller’s appeal will likely be held in mid-August

On Monday news broke that Broncos linebacker Von Miller will be suspended for four games this season for violating the NFL’s drug policy.  He hasn’t been suspended yet since he’s decided to appeal the ruling. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Miller’s appeal will be held in mid-August. NFL targeting mid-August as appeal date for Von Miller's 4-game suspension. Resolution...

Miller mum on drug case, suspension

Broncos linebacker Von Miller offered no details about his pending drug case and possible four-game suspension, repeatedly invoking the NFL's confidentiality clause to deflect questions during his session with reporters Wednesday. The All-Pro pass rusher acknowledged his case is under appeal and promised he would provide some candid answers once the appeal is resolved. Miller...

Von Miller denies having a weed problem

Von Miller is facing a four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s drug policy. The Denver Broncos linebacker confirmed that the suspension is not for performance-enhancing drugs, though he did not say what the suspension was for. The Denver Post previously reported that Miller failed multiple drug tests during his rookie season for marijuana and that [...]

Broncos' Von Miller to play with first team while suspension appealed

Broncos coach John Fox said Wednesday that linebacker Von Miller will be taking repetitions with the first team in training camp despite facing a four-game suspension to start the season. Although linebacker D.J. Williams was moved to the second team while his suspension was pending last season Fox said he has no plans to move Miller until he hears more definite news about the suspension...

Broncos cut LB Joe Mays

In a surprising move the Denver Broncos released linebacker Joe Mays on Tuesday. The 5-foot-11, 245-pounder had just 20 tackles in six games last season after suffering a broken ankle and leg.  In 2011, Mays played 

Von Miller: Smoking marijuana is ‘absolutely not’ part of lifestyle

Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller spoke for the first time Wednesday since news broke that he was appealing a four-game suspension for a violation of the NFL drug policy. “I’m focused,” Miller said, via The Denver Post. “I can’t wait for training camp to start (Thursday). I look forward to 

Why Ryan Braun’s suspension gets so much attention, and Von Miller’s does not

When news broke on Monday afternoon that Major League baseball had finally suspended Ryan Braun, nobody was surprised. Everyone knew this was coming. The only surprising part was that Braun took a deal and even without saying so much, admitted guilt. Meanwhile, throughout this whole thing, another steroid and PED related story was brewing in the NFL. News also broke on Monday that...

Rockies meet news of Braun's suspension with disgust, surprise

The conversation, as expected Monday, centered on drugs in sports. But the batting cage at Coors Field might have been the only place in Colorado where the topic wasn't Broncos star Von Miller. As the Rockies prepared for Monday's game against the Marlins, news trickled onto the field that Milwaukee's Ryan Braun had accepted a 65-game suspension for his involvement in...
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