Buffalo Bills edge rusher extraordinaire, Von Miller, knows a thing or two about hitting an opposing quarterback. In a way, Miller has made his living off of disrupting and tackling quarterbacks, specifically. However, as the Bills Mafia paced nervously, awaiting news on Josh Allen's injured elbow, Miller offered Buffalo his services on the other side of the football.
Recent injuries to the Buffalo Bills may make it harder for the western New York team to "guarantee" a trip to Super Bowl LVII in Arizona to their wild fanbase. As you know in the NFL, there are no such covenants. However, signing two-time Super Bowl champion and MVP, defensive star Von Miller, fresh off of his Los Angelas Rams' Lombardi trophy celebration, was great start. Now, Miller is making his own guarantee that may help the Bills Mafia with their planned February trip to Phoenix.
The Buffalo Bills invested $120 million into 33 year-old Von Miller for one reason, to win a Super Bowl. Miller brought with him to western New York two enormous championship rings from two different teams. Bills' general manager Brandon Bean and head coach Sean McDermott knew what Miller brought to the table besides being an All-Pro defensive star. Von Miller carries an understanding of what it takes to be a champion and has the gift of imparting that knowledge to his teammates.
Sometimes, the history of a sports franchise is lost on its players. Time after time, you hear team members make statements of surprise when it comes to historical facts about the organization that signs their paycheck. Often, the pain of the past is dismissed by the present. The painful history of the Buffalo Bills and their fanbase has not been lost on their new defensive superstar, Von Miller and he made sure that they know it.
Coming off of a disappointing playoff loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in January, the Buffalo Bills didn't wait long to improve, making impact free agent signings, like star linebacker Von Miller and new Josh Allen weapon, wide receiver, Jamison Crowder. The team with arguably the most talented quarterback actually got better. Today on The Drive with Charlie & Dan, we had Dwain McFarland from Pro Football Focus (PFF), an analytics site that focuses on information useful for fantasy football. PFF thinks the Bills are pretty good this year.