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Von Miller

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Broncos, OLB Age: 31 Exp: 10 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#2 overall), 2011 College: Texas A&M Agent(s): Joby Branion (Vanguard Sports Group)

Injured Reserve (Ankle)

Miller suffered the injury during practice before the season start and some indications lean towards Miller missing the 2020 season.

 

Broncos – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Von Miller signed a 6 year, $114,100,000 contract with the Denver Broncos, including a $17,000,000 signing bonus, $70,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $19,016,667. In 2020, Miller will earn a base salary of $17,500,000 and a workout bonus of $500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $25,625,000 and a dead cap value of $17,850,000.

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $114,100,000
    Signing Bonus $17,000,000
    Average Salary $19,016,667
    Total Guarantees $70,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $42,000,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Restructure Misc. Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2016 Contract details by year 27 $2,000,000 $3,400,000 $6,000,000 - - $100,000 $11,500,000 $28,400,000 $25,100,000($25,100,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $28,400,000 2016 Cap Savings: $-16,900,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $3,400,000 2016 Cap Savings: $8,100,000 Post-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $42,000,000 2017 Dead Cap: $-13,600,000 2016 Cap Savings: $-30,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $17,000,000 2017 Dead Cap: $-13,600,000 2016 Cap Savings: $-5,500,000
    2017 Contract details by year 28 $16,500,000 $3,400,000 - - - - $19,900,000 $49,600,000 $16,500,000($41,600,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $49,600,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-29,700,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $13,600,000 2017 Cap Savings: $6,300,000 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $39,400,000 2018 Dead Cap: $10,200,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-19,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $3,400,000 2018 Dead Cap: $10,200,000 2017 Cap Savings: $16,500,000
    2018 Contract details by year 29 $2,000,000 $3,400,000 - $500,000 $4,225,000 - $10,125,000 $38,200,000 $19,427,315($61,027,315)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $38,200,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-28,075,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $27,600,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-17,475,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $18,725,000 2019 Dead Cap: $19,475,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-8,600,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $8,125,000 2019 Dead Cap: $19,475,000 2018 Cap Savings: $2,000,000
    2019 Contract details by year 30 $17,000,000 $3,400,000 - $500,000 $4,225,000 - $25,125,000 $28,975,000 $17,500,000($78,527,315)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $28,975,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-3,850,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $19,975,000 2019 Cap Savings: $5,150,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $17,125,000 2020 Dead Cap: $11,850,000 2019 Cap Savings: $8,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $8,125,000 2020 Dead Cap: $11,850,000 2019 Cap Savings: $17,000,000
    2020 Contract details by year 31 $17,500,000 $3,400,000 - $500,000 $4,225,000 - $25,625,000 $17,850,000 $18,000,000($96,527,315)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $17,850,000 2020 Cap Savings: $7,775,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $11,850,000 2020 Cap Savings: $13,775,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $13,625,000 2021 Dead Cap: $4,225,000 2020 Cap Savings: $12,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $7,625,000 2021 Dead Cap: $4,225,000 2020 Cap Savings: $18,000,000
    2021 Contract details by year 32 $17,500,000 - - $500,000 $4,225,000 - $22,225,000 $4,225,000 $18,000,000($114,527,315)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $4,225,000 2021 Cap Savings: $18,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $4,225,000 2021 Cap Savings: $18,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $4,225,000 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $18,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $4,225,000 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $18,000,000
    2022 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $42M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2016 salary + 2016 roster bonus + 2017 salary)
    • 2016 Roster Bonus: $6M
    • $18.5M 2018 salary & $500,000 workout bonus fully guarantee on 3/13/2017
    • $9M of 2019 salary fully guarantees on 3/18/2018
    • 2020 Club Option (must be exercised between 2/7/20 - 3/18/20. If exercised, $6M guarantees - exercised)
    • 2021 Club option (must be exercised by the 1st league day of 2021. If exercised, $7M guarantees)
    • 2018-21 Workout Bonus: $500,000

    Previous Contracts

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    2016-2016Franchise Tag

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $14,129,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $14,129,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA

    2011-2015Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $21,000,380
    Signing Bonus $13,773,004
    Average Salary $5,250,095
    Total Guarantees $21,000,380
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $375,000 $13,773,004 - - - - - $14,148,004
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,329,563 - - - - - - $1,329,563
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,477,964 - - - - - - $1,477,964
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $3,238,688 - - - - - - $3,238,688
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $9,754,000 - - - - - - $9,754,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $17,000,000 $6,000,000 - - - $100,000 $25,100,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $16,500,000 - - - - - - $16,500,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - $500,000 $16,900,000 - $27,315 $19,427,315
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $17,000,000 - - $500,000 - - - $17,500,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $17,500,000 - - $500,000 - - - $18,000,000
    10 seasons $71,175,215 $30,773,004 $6,000,000 $1,500,000 $16,900,000 - $127,315 $126,475,534
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $17,500,000 - - $500,000 - - - $18,000,000
    $88,675,215 $30,773,004 $6,000,000 $2,000,000 $16,900,000 - $127,315 $144,475,534
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    10 seasons Player Cash Earnings $71,175,215 $30,773,004 $6,000,000 $1,500,000 $16,900,000 - - $126,475,534
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 10/04/2019, $21,056

      Roughing the Passer against Gardner Minshew (JAX)


    • Player contract details by year 12/04/2015, $8,681

      Roughing the Passer against Tom Brady (NE)


    • Player contract details by year 10/02/2015, $11,567

      Excessive celebration of a touchdown against Detroit (DET)


    • Player contract details by year 12/13/2013, $25,000

      Roughing the Passer against Ryan Fitzpatrick (TEN)


    • Player contract details by year 08/20/2013, 6 games, $806,161

      Substance Abuse


    • Player contract details by year 12/07/2012, $25,000

      for hitting Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman below the knees


    • Player contract details by year 11/15/2012, $21,000

      for a low hit on Panthers QB Cam Newton


    • Player contract details by year 09/28/2012, $15,750

      for roughing the passer on Texans QB Matt Schaub


    • Player contract details by year 11/21/2011, $15,000

      Hit to the head on QB Carson Palmer


    • TOTAL: $949,215

  • Transactions

    Oct 4 2019Fined $21,056 Roughing the Passer against Gardner Minshew (JAX)
    Mar 15 2018Converted $16.9M of 2018 salary into bonus, clearing $12.375M of cap for Denver (DEN)
    Jul 15 2016Signed a 6 year $114.1 million contract with Denver (DEN)
    Mar 1 2016Offered a 1 year $14.129 million exclusive franchise tag for 2016
    Dec 4 2015Fined $8,681 Roughing the Passer against Tom Brady (NE)
    Oct 2 2015Fined $11,567 Excessive celebration of a touchdown against Detroit (DET)
    May 1 2014Denver (DEN) exercised a $9.754 million option for 2015
    Dec 13 2013Fined $25,000 Roughing the Passer against Ryan Fitzpatrick (TEN)
    Aug 20 2013Suspended 6 games, forfeiting $806,161 in 2013 salary with Denver (DEN)
    Jul 29 2011Signed a 4 year $21 million contract with Denver (DEN)
    Apr 28 2011Drafted by Denver (DEN): Round 1 (#2 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Von Miller ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2020 DEN
    2019 DEN 15 15 15 858 79.4 8 46 33 13
    2018 DEN 16 16 16 843 84.4 14.5 48 29 19 5 1
    2017 DEN 16 16 16 850 86.3 10 57 51 6 2
    2016 DEN 16 16 16 933 81.8 12.5 77 61 16 2
    2015 DEN 16 16 16 839 77.3 11 35 30 5 4
    2014 DEN 16 16 16 910 85.0 13.5 59 43 16 1
    2013 DEN 9 9 9 539 48.6 5 34 27 7 3
    2012 DEN 16 16 16 962 89.9 18.5 68 55 13 6 1
    2011 DEN 15 15 15 11.5 65 51 14 3
    Totals 135 135 135 6,734 - 105 489 380 109 26 2