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Von Miller Will Be Suspended for Six Games: "I Made Mistakes"


Von Miller will be suspended for violating the league’s substance abuse policy for six games, the NFL announced late Tuesday.

Klis also has Von Miller’s statement:

“The Substances of Abuse policy requires everyone to comply with the rules. Although my suspension doesn’t result from a positive test, there is no excuse for my violations of the rules. I made mistakes and my suspension has hurt my team Broncos fans, and myself. I am especially sorry for the effect of my bad decisions on others. I will not make the the same mistakes about adhering to the policy in the future. During my time off the field, I will work tirelessly and focus exclusively on remaining in peak shape. I look forward to contributing immediately upon my return to the field and bringing a championship back to the people of Denver.”

Miller’s Broncos, one of the favorites in the AFC, will have to find a pass rusher to disrupt Joe Flacco, Eli Manning, Mike Vick and Tony Romo.

Related: Von Miller Likely to Be Suspended for “At Least Six Games” [UPDATE: Is Von Miller One More Positive Drug Test Away From Banishment from NFL for at Least a Year?]

Related: Von Miller Arrested at Gun Club (!) on Outstanding Traffic Warrant

Related: Reports: Von Miller Positive Drug Test for Weed and “Molly”; Previously Tested Positive for Amphetamines and Marijuana in 2011