Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller took his physical with the team on Wednesday, and it sounds like his recovery is going even better than expected.
Chris Harris to start camp on PUP. Von Miller and Kevin Vickerson pass physical. Cleared for limited work.
— Mike Klis (@MikeKlis) July 23, 2014
This is huge news for the Broncos and fans who expected Miller might not even be ready for the season opener after injuring his knee in the second-to-last game of the 2013 season. Miller tore his ACL and has been training really hard to get back to the 2012 version which was among the best defensive players in the game.
Klis later added that Miller won’t be doing any contact drills until at least the third week of the pre-season, but that’s fine with the Broncos as long as he’s on track to start opening night.
It’s likely the Broncos will ease Miller back into the lineup, but he and DeMarcus Ware have set the bar very high this season as far as personal goals and team goals, hoping to be the best sack duo the NFL has ever seen.
The big news here is that Miller has been cleared to work, as has defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson. The Broncos placed cornerback Chris Harris Jr. on the active/PUP list but he’s stated he feels like he’s about 85 percent right now and should be good to go for the Broncos’ opener against the Colts.