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Broncos Tackling, Plus ProFootballFocus Man-Crushin' On Some Von MIller

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Catching up on some ProFootballFocus articles here. These guys know their stuff, as they break down, and grade, every player on every snap of every game one by one. So here's some sharing... Broncos rank 4th in the NFL in terms of missed tackles as a percentage with 8.33% (47 total). Pretty refreshing, no? That article is linked above. In unrelated news, PFF recently gave a few members of their staff the following directive: "Back in Week 8 we assembled a dream offensive line here. Today I want build a 4-3 front seven that is as strong as possible in all facets (no one-trick ponies on this squad)." Von MIller made the squad. As a rookie. "With the way that teams are trending towards 3-wide offenses, I can afford to put in Von Miller at one spot. He plays well in base and he’s unblockable as a rush end. When was the last time a rookie was this good in his first year? " PFF also has Von Miller ranked at #1 overall for rookie of the year, saying "Without being too smug – since many still disagree – there’s only been one week where Miller hasn’t led our Race for Rookie of the Year, and it’s nice that the praise is starting to flow that should have come so much sooner. He may be head-and-shoulders above the rest.... [1] Von Miller, OLB, DEN, +43.4 (625 snaps) No, that rating is not a typo. Miller has just been that good, making plays in every phase of the game. He used Thursday Night Football to enhance his credentials by making sure Mark Sanchez knew all about him. Now has an incredible 26 quarterback takedowns (sacks and QB hits). Cam Newton is in 2nd place with 698 snaps and an overall ranking of +28.2. More on Von.... "Denver Broncos: Outside linebacker Von Miller has 26 combined sacks and hits, which is six better than any linebacker regardless of 4-3 or 3-4. On 9% of pass plays, he brings the quarterback to the ground." Say what? I say that's one bad MF. I should have given the links to all the different quotes, but I forgot to grab them as I grabbed the quotes. So, tough luck =)

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