Trey Scott
Thursday August 8th, 2013

Broncos linebacker Von Miller will appeal his suspension Aug. 15. (Dustin Bradford/Getty Images) Broncos linebacker Von Miller will appeal his suspension Aug. 15. (Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

The Denver Post reports Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller will appeal his four-game suspension on Aug. 15. A decision from NFL officials is expected before the Sept. 8 opener against Baltimore.

Miller is facing a four-game suspension for an alleged violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy. The Broncos' first four games are against the Ravens, Giants, AFC West rival Raiders and Eagles.

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Miller, 24 , was third in the NFL last season with 18.5 sacks. The Broncos took him with the second overall pick in 2011.

More from the Post's Mike Klis:

"While the date of the meeting between parties has been set, the particulars have not yet been formalized. Still to be determined is whether there will be a formal hearing, a preliminary discussion, or whether Miller will be present."

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