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Broncos LB Von Miller says new diet is helping weight loss
|by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com|
|(4/15/15) Broncos linebacker Von Miller has changed his diet during the offseason and he said it's starting to pay off, reports The Denver Post.
"Sometimes you just have to step away from the burgers and stuff," Miller said. "It might not be hurting you, but it's definitely not helping you."
As a result of the diet changes, Miller said he's gone from 252 pounds last season to 242 pounds.
"I was in pretty good shape last year, but going to another level, it's always about how far you push yourself," Miller said. "I definitely feel like I'm in better shape than I was coming in to [organized team activities], and I'll be in even better shape coming into training camp."
Wade Phillips wants Broncos to be more aggressive
|by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com|
|(2/16/15) Broncos defensive coordinator Wade Phillips is hoping to run a more aggressive defense in 2015, according to ESPN.
"We're aggressive," Phillips said. "Defensive players, they’re aggressive by nature. I think you take something away from them when you don’t let them be." Phillips clarified that he won't necessarily get blitz-happy, but said he would have an "attack defense. That’s the way players like to play," Phillips said. "You get the best results out of that and I think you play the best that way so we’ll be that way."
Phillips' strategy should be a welcome addition in Denver. Former defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio was often criticized for the team's lack of aggression on defense. Phillips already has the support of Von Miller and DeMarcus Ware.
"This defense has the players to do it, we need just to get in the lab and figure out how to be better," Miller said. "Because we had moments where we showed what we can do, but we didn’t do it enough, myself included, I know that."
Ware added, "we feel like there’s more we can do. We want every play to be hard on the quarterback."
Von Miller: Peyton Manning likely to return in 2015
|by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com|
|(2/6/15) Broncos linebacker Von Miller is in the camp that believes quarterback Peyton Manning will return to the Broncos for the 2015 season.
"We can win a championship with Peyton," Miller told The Denver Post. "I think that's the only thing that matters," Miller said. "What else can I say? I think he's coming back. He said a long time ago that he would stop playing football when he felt like he was hurting a team more than helping a team. There's still so much he can do, so many wonderful things he can do for the Denver Broncos."
Manning, 38, has been contemplating his future this since Denver's season ended in the divisional round of the playoffs against the Colts. On Monday, the NFL Network's Gil Brandt reported that Manning would "almost certainly" be back with the Broncos for another season.
Manning threw for 4,727 yards and 39 touchdowns in 2014.
DeMarcus Ware, Von Miller lead Broncos' Week 7 sack parade
|by R.J. White | CBSSports.com|
|(10/20/14) The Broncos defense racked up six sacks in Week 7's 42-17 blowout win over the 49ers, with defensive end DeMarcus Ware leading the team with three sacks.
Linebacker Von Miller added two sacks in the win as the Broncos pass rush abused a shorthanded 49ers offensive line that was struck by injuries to two centers in the game. Miller leads the league with eight sacks on the season in only six games, while Ware is right behind him with seven. The dangerous pass rush will square off with the Chargers on Thursday.
Scary thought for QBs: Broncos LB Von Miller sans knee brace
|by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com|
|(10/17/14) The knee brace worn by standout Broncos linebacker Von Miller since he underwent surgery in January is gone, according to teammate and defensive end DeMarcus Ware.
"I think that really shows that he's 100 percent, he's ready to go and he's getting pressure on the quarterback," Ware told the Denver Post.
Miller has six sacks in the first five games to rank third in the NFL. He has four in the last two games combined.