Good morning, Broncos Country!
Brace yourselves for all the feels.
Prior to Saturday night’s second preseason game, Phil Milani and Von Miller returned to where he became “Von Miller Super Bowl 50 MVP.” Milani and Denver Broncos TV relived the plays that will go down as some of the best and biggest in NFL history. The plays that allowed Miller and the Broncos to win the Lombardi Trophy.
When fans close their eyes, two of those plays come through in picture-perfect high definition. It’s fair to say Cam Newton still is haunted by those images of Miller getting on him like Andy Reid does Kansas City barbecue. To hear and see Miller reenact those moments as well as add his personal anecdotes is must-watch video. I’ve watched it about five times now and I still get chills. By the by, Milani did a wonderful job of leading Miller with questions and letting him take over from there.
But on top of the trip down memory lane was Miller saying he got hurt on his coverage play of Jerricho Cotchery on the wheel route along the sideline. As Miller said, he hurt himself when he celebrated with the No Fly Zone signal. Miller actually said if it was any other game he wouldn’t have finished. Thank goodness he did.
It was shortly after the pass breakup when Miller got his second strip sack of Newton that sealed Denver’s third Super Bowl win. As if Miller’s Super Bowl performance wasn’t epic already, the fact he played through an injury only makes it even more historic and impressive.
Thank you, Milani and Miller for the trip down memory lane. Very well done.
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