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Report: Von Miller is under “criminal investigation”

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New Broncos G.M. George Paton may be facing an immediate challenge.

According to, linebacker Von Miller is “under criminal investigation” by the Parker, Colorado police department.

The department confirmed to the existence of the investigation, but provided no details.

“We’re not commenting on nature of the allegations,” a spokesperson told “We haven’t completed the investigation.”

Miller, like all players, is subject to the Personal Conduct Policy for any off-field misconduct. Depending on the severity of the allegations, Miller could be placed on paid leave, at the appropriate time.

The 31-year-old Miller missed all of the 2020 season due to an ankle injury. He’s entering the final year of his current contract, at a compensation package of $18 million.