Pro Football Focus went back to its inception in 2006 to find which defensive player had the most pressures per rush in their era of analysis and no player has been a more ferocious pass rusher than Denver Broncos star outside linebacker Von Miller.
. @VonMiller has generated pressure on 17.3% of his pass rushes for his career, best of any defender since 2006. pic.twitter.com/NgjxiPLJWr— Pro Football Focus (@PFF) May 18, 2017
That 17.3% rate is astonishing to anyone who doesn’t watch Broncos games on a weekly basis. One only has to look at his performances in the games biggest moments. The 2015 AFC Championship game and Super Bowl 50.
In the former, Tom Brady was harassed to the tune of 20 quarterback hits from Miller and the rest of that incredible 2015 defense. Not only that, Miller intercepted him. Then in the Super Bowl, Miller made two game deciding plays en route to his MVP award in that game.
Move over Lawrence Taylor and Derrick Thomas. There is a third outside linebacker that is on his way to join you upon the pantheon of greats at that position...
Nicknamed 'Little Wolfe,' Adam Gotsis making big impression in second Broncos year
Gotsis has bulked up and shed the knee brace, which has allowed him to catch the eyes of his fellow defensive linemen.
Domata Peko knows expectations are higher in Denver
What differences has Peko seen in his few weeks with the Broncos?
Shaquil Barrett delivers keynote address at the Broncos' Futures Football banquet
Read the stories that linebacker Shaquil Barrett shared with 500 middle school football players and coaches Tuesday night.
Broncos mailbag: Why no new inside linebackers? What about C.J., stadium name?
9NEWS Broncos Insider Mike Klis answers questions pulled from the Broncos Mailbag.
Honeymoon's over: Denver Broncos rookies told to be seen, not heard
After a brief welcome to the NFL, the Broncos' rookies are about to experience some tough love as they try to earn jobs this summer.
Ronald Leary is about to become a father
Ronald Leary joined the Denver Broncos this offseason as the team's newest starting guard, and he has a little one on the way.
Broncos’ draft class will cost around $6.3M in 2017
The Denver Broncos' 2017 NFL draft class will cost around $6.3 million this season. Offensive tackle Garett Bolles is owed $2 million.
Pump The Brakes: Adam Gotsis Still Has Everything To Prove To The Denver Broncos
Denver's second-year D-lineman Adam Gotsis has received some praise of late but perhaps we should pump the brakes on dubbing him the next Derek Wolfe.
Tom Brady suffered an unreported concussion last season, according to Gisel
Brady was never listed on the team’s injury report with a concussion in 2016, but his wife claims he suffered one last year, one of many throughout his career.
Bears are quickly becoming the NFL’s biggest punchline
Move over, Browns. The Bears might be the biggest mess in the NFL.
Malik Jackson made 181 pet adoptions possible in Jacksonville by paying the fees
The veteran defensive lineman contributed to one of the biggest adoption weekends in the city’s history.
Sorry, NFL, shortening the overtime period won't improve player safety
The NFL could actually benefit players’ health and safety by eliminating Thursday Night Football, but it won’t.
Hall of Famer Bruce Smith told Myles Garrett exactly what he needed to hear
Smith’s advice to the Browns rookie’s speed off the ball has gotten all the attention, but the rest of what he had to say to the No. 1 pick will resonate.