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Miller Second-Team All Pro; Several Broncos Recieve Votes

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Denver Broncos rookie linebacker Von Miller today received his second of what may be several awards this season. The Associated Press voted Miller as a second-team All Pro, Miller was most recently voted to the Pro Bowl to represent the AFC.

Miller finished the season with 11.5 sacks and also finds himself in the hunt for Defensive Rookie of the Year as well as Rookie of the Year. Miller's stiffest competition for Defensive Rookie of the Year comes from Aldon Smith from the San Francisco 49ers. Miller had 11.5 sacks, 64 tackles (50 solo) and 19 tackles for a loss with two forced fumbles. Smith had 14 sacks with 37 tackles (31 solo), two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery, along with a safety. Both were nominated for Pepsi' Rookie of the Week three times, Smith won twice.

You can vote for Miller for Pepsi Rookie of the Year right here.

Miller wasn't the only Bronco to receive All Pro votes though:

(all votes are from the 50 voting AP members)
  • Guard Chris Kuper - 4 votes
  • Kicker Matt Prater - 1 vote
  • Defensive End Elvis Dumervil - 1 vote
  • Outside Linebacker Von Miller - 4 votes
  • Cornerback Champ Bailey - 3 votes
  • Punter Britton Colquitt - 1 vote

Not bad for a team that went 8-8 and won the AFC West on tie-breakers.