MRI confirms ACL tear for Von Miller

After some optimism this morning, Denver gets bad news about top pass rusher Jason Cole

Print This December 23, 2013, 12:44 PM EST

Denver linebacker Von Miller will miss the remainder of the season and the playoffs with a torn ACL in his knee, multiple media outlets reported Monday. Miller suffered the knee injury Sunday at Houston. The Broncos held out hope today that the injury wouldn’t be a tear, but an MRI confirmed the injury.

The Broncos have now lost their most dangerous pass rusher as they prepare for the playoffs. The team signed Jeremy Mincey last week, but Mincey is a far cry from Miller in terms of talent. Miller had five sacks in eight games after serving a six-game suspension to open the season..

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