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Report: Broncos to meet with Von Miller's reps on Friday

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Could the two sides be on the verge of a big deal?

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According to NFL Network's Rand Getlin, the Denver Broncos will meet with linebacker Von Miller's reps on Friday as they continue to try to hammer out a long-term "mega deal".

It was reported earlier in the day by NFL Network's Ian Rapoport that the Broncos and Miller have had contract talks, and that there is optimism that a deal can get done.

That news got me and the rest of Broncos Country excited, but Getlin is reporting that the Broncos have yet to have substantive talks with Miller and quarterback Brock Osweiler. It sounds like those talks will take place tomorrow.

So what might this 'mega deal' look like? Getlin says that the start point in talks in the deal the Miami Dolphins gave to defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh last season. Currently, Suh is the highest paid defensive player in the league, but it appears that Miller will soon hold that title.

Suh signed a 6 year, $114.375 million contract last season with $59.995 million fully guaranteed. The guarantee consists of a $25.5 million signing bonus and his 2015-2017 base salaries.

That's the type of deal that the Von will be looking at this offseason. That's a lot of cheddar, but worth it.

While the reports in the media are inconsistent about the Von Miller talks, Denver Broncos General Manager John Elway has said that the both sides have talked and that he feels optimistic about a deal getting done.

There's a lot of optimism surrounding the Miller situation, and sounds like the Broncos expect to get something done before Free Agency opens. Elway told reporters that he thinks that they are "in the ballpark" with Von, and that "he's(Von) a guy we're going to keep around". Sounds like Elway expects to get a long-term deal done in the near future.

If they can get a deal done with Von, it opens up the possibility that they can use the Franchise Tag on defensive end, Malik Jackson. This would keep the core of the Broncos defense intact for one more season.

It will be interesting to see how this all plays out in the coming days.

Go Broncos!