Los Angeles Rams finalizing trade to acquire Von Miller from Denver Broncos

According to league sources, the Denver Broncos have reached a deal to trade Von Miller, an eight-time Pro Bowl linebacker, to the Los Angeles Rams for two draft picks on Tuesday.
According to sources, Miller will be traded by the Rams for a second- or third-round pick in 2022's NFL draft.

Miller's $9.7 million remaining base salary will be paid by the Broncos for $9 million. The remaining nine regular season games will be played by the Broncos.

Miller has the NFL's Most Sacks since 2011 Von Miller's 110.5 total sacks since his entry into the NFL in 2011 was the most for the NFL during that time. Player Sacks Von Miller 110.5 Chandler Jones 102.0 J.J. Watt 102.0 -- ESPN Stats & Information

Miller will be joining a 7-1 Rams team in Los Angeles that is one of the favourites to win a Super Bowl LVI.

The Rams made a huge trade for Matthew Stafford, their quarterback, which they believed would be the last addition to win a title. This was in anticipation of the new SoFi Stadium where the next Super Bowl will take place.

With the trade deadline approaching, Rams coach Sean McVay stated that he didn't anticipate any "big splash moves," as he had said last month. The fifth-year coach said, however, that he would not say "never."

Miller will now provide the needed reinforcement for a defense that has seen a slight decline in performance from last season's top-ranked performance, despite featuring three-time NFL Defensive Players of the Year Aaron Donald & All-Pro cornerback Jalen Ramsay.

Miller is a product of Vic Fangio's 3-4 system. He should fit in seamlessly with the Rams' system, which was developed by Fangio, who plays opposite to outside linebacker Leonard Floyd. Miller will draw attention to Donald, who is 18th in the league in sacks with five and has been double-teamed in 106 snaps this year, which is the fourth most in all of the NFL.

Miller hosted a Halloween party Sunday night for his friends and coworkers. He was there Monday morning to say goodbye to his coaches, teammates, and family.

Miller was John Elway’s second draft pick and was also the top football decision-maker for the Broncos in 2011. He was also the longest-tenured Broncos players. Miller was in his final year of the $114.5m contract, which he signed in July 2016. This was six months after he won the Super Bowl 50 MVP Award. Following the season, he will be an unrestricted agent.

Miller (32), and kicker Brandon McManus, were the only players who participated in Super Bowl 50 for Broncos.

Fangio spoke only moments before Miller's trade news became public. He said that several teams had called the Broncos to discuss deals as the deadline neared. However, he did not give any details.

Fangio was asked by George Paton if Fangio had any thoughts about what the team should do prior to Tuesday's deadline for trades.

Fangio stated, "I told him that he could do whatever he needed to do and that we would coach and coach winning football using what we have." "I have not tried to influence him in any way.

Miller is the active career sack leader in the league with 110.5 (sacks were made an official statistic in 1982). He is also one of the most decorated players on the team with eight Pro Bowl selections and three first-team All Pro selections. The Hall of Fame's board of selectionors selected Miller for the all-decade team in the 2010s.

After having four in September's 3-0 start, Miller now has a half-sack in five Broncos games. Fangio stated after the game that Miller was unable to play against Washington Sunday because of a left ankle injury.

Miller answered a question about this week's trade deadline and his team's troubles in a four-game losing streak.

"No, I cannot control anything. I am here with these guys, and I love all of them -- regardless of whether or not we lose. All these coaches, all the equipment managers, and all the media guys -- I can tell you that. These guys are truly special to me. While I'm here, my key card works and I'm still a Denver Bronco. I will continue to try to fix it while I'm there. I will continue to do my part in getting us back to the top. "I'm going to keep trying to be the franchise this franchise has been historically.

This is the second trade between Broncos and Rams since the trade deadline. In a deal that included a swap for draft picks, the Rams traded Kenny Young, linebacker, to the Broncos. McVay stated that Young's trade was financially motivated at the time.

McVay stated, "Whether that means that any major major moves are imminent for our company, that's something that I cannot really speak on at the moment."

After DeSean Jackson signed a $4.5 million contract with the Rams, he requested to be traded late last week.

McVay stated after Sunday's 38-22 win over the Houston Texans, that "there has been some dialogue [with some teams]", but did not provide any further updates.