With suspension looming, Von Miller gets a night off

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Von Miller’s six-game suspension has been extended by a game.  Sort of.

According to Mike Klis of the Denver Post, Broncos coach John Fox has decided not to play Miller in the team’s preseason finale.

It’s a tough call for Fox.  With Miller due to sit for six weeks, it makes sense to give him one last chance to play in a game.  But if Miller were to suffer an injury that would make him unavailable beyond his suspension, Fox would face relentless criticism.

One week from tonight, the Broncos host the Ravens without Miller or Elvis Dumervil.  At least Miller won’t be playing for Baltimore.