Goodell Can Add To Miller’s Ban

By Blake Bass
Content Coordinator

Broncos_Von_Miller_2013If Roger Goodell has grown weary of Von Miller’s repeated legal trouble, the NFL commissioner has the authority to add to the Denver Broncos linebacker’s current six-game suspension.

Miller is one game into his suspension for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy, and Wednesday team officials were privately wrestling with the revelation that Miller was cited last week for driving without a license and speeding.

Multiple sources said Wednesday they believed Miller had been cited after he had returned from meeting with NFL Players Association officials about his suspension. Miller was meeting with union attorneys to discuss the Broncos’ intention to reclaim about $1.25 million worth of signing bonus money because of the suspension. The team plans to simply withhold the money from Miller’s game checks when he is slated to be paid again in Week 7 — and the NFLPA is set to battle that decision.

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