Von Miller said he will not play in 2016 if he remains under the franchise tag.
Denver Broncos defensive end Von Miller said he will not play in 2016 if he remains under the franchise tag.
Miller made the comments in a post on his Instagram.
The Broncos tagged Miller in March. If Miller does not sign another contract, he will be owed $14.129 million this season.
However, the Super Bowl 50 MVP has been looking for a long-term deal this off-season. The Broncos reportedly offered Miller a deal with $39.8 million guaranteed over the its two years, but Miller wants more guaranteed cash in the contract.
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A former No. 2 overall pick, Miller recorded 11 sacks and four forced fumbles last season. Miller was a destructive force in the Broncos’ Super Bowl win, picking up 2 1/2 sacks and two forced fumbles.