Von Miller’s trade puts the Broncos in a bidding war for elite quarterbacks, according to Shannon Sharpe.
Von Miller is now a member of the Los Angeles Rams.
After 11 years with the team, it may take some time for both he and Broncos Country to properly accept their split. Some Broncos supporters will never forgive the team for dealing away their player of the decade, but there may be a ray of hope at the end of the tunnel.
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Shannon Sharpe, a former Broncos legend and Hall of Famer, praised the trade that netted Denver a second and third round selection in exchange for the Super Bowl 50 MVP. Miller may have been sent away, but his pay has remained at Englewood. The Broncos are covering $9 million of Miller’s $9.7 million salary this season, and while it may appear perplexing at first, the choice appears to be based on logic. Sharpe, who is now a co-star on FS1’s Undisputed, highlighted the advantages of Denver picking up the tab, claiming that it might land them one of the league’s best quarterbacks.
On Undisputed, Sharpe noted, “They bought a second round selection because basically what they got for Von Miller was a third round pick.” “They’re paying [Von] $9 million, which means you spent $9 million on a second-half choice. That’s a fantastic deal.
“They may be acquiring ammunition for, you know, a guy in Houston” (Deshaun Watson). Aaron Rodgers (Green Bay Packers) might be available, Russell Wilson (Seattle Seahawks) might be available, and the man we know in Houston might be available!”
Deshaun Watson, the Texans’ quarterback, has yet to appear in a game this season. His absence from the field is due to a desire to play abroad as well as ongoing sexual misconduct lawsuits. Meanwhile, Aaron Rodgers of Green Bay has continued to build on his MVP season from last year, throwing 17 passes with only three interceptions through eight weeks. Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks has endured an injury-plagued season, but when healthy, he has thrown 10 touchdowns and one interception in five games.
Any of the aforementioned great triumvirate would be a huge upgrade over Denver’s existing quarterbacks, Teddy Bridgewater and Drew Lock.
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