After we look again on Von Miller’s profession, it’s onerous to think about that Feb. 7, 2016, received’t be seen because the mountaintop. Miller, age 26, had six tackles, two-and-a-half sacks, and compelled two large fumbles in path to being named Tremendous Bowl 50 MVP within the Denver Broncos’ 24-10 win over the Carolina Panthers.
Quick ahead six years, and Miller, now 32, is on a brand new staff (the Los Angeles Rams), and is most definitely on the again 9 of his profession, if not but the twilight of it. However Miller nonetheless has the aptitude to disrupt an offense, and can look to duplicate his 2016 efficiency when the Rams tackle the Bengals tonight in Tremendous Bowl 56. And he’s been removed from a passive participant on this Rams Tremendous Bowl run, with seven sacks, 25 tackles, 12 tackles for loss and a pair of forces fumbles previously seven video games.
Miller’s legacy shouldn’t be in query. The previous 2nd total select of Texas A&M has greater than lived as much as his billing, main the league in sacks amongst lively gamers, averaging greater than 11 sacks per season over his 11 years within the league. He has additionally amassed eight Professional Bowl appearances and been named an All Professional seven instances. That’s already a Corridor of Fame caliber profession, however he can put the cherry on prime with an enormous efficiency (and a win) tonight. He would turn into certainly one of solely 66 gamers in NFL historical past who’ve received a Tremendous Bowl with a number of groups. If he surprises us all and wins MVP honors once more, he would be a part of Tom Brady as the one gamers to perform such a feat.