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Von Miller: 'I killed the game' against Bills with unsportsmanlike penalty

A questionable unsportsmanlike conduct penalty against Broncos all-pro edge rusher Von Miller gave the Bills three big points late in the fourth quarter of Sunday's game at New Era Field.

Miller was penalized for sticking out a hand to help up Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor and then pulling it away. It was right in front of the referee, but it was somewhat of a surprise to see it called.

The Bills would've had to punt on fourth down from the Broncos' 46, but the penalty gave them a new set of downs from the 31. They went on to score a field goal that put them ahead two scores, 26-16, with 3:18 to play.

Tyrod Taylor said after the game that he didn't take offense to Miller's gesture.

But was he laughing because of the joke or because Miller was flagged for it?

"Both," Taylor said.

Miller took full responsibility after the game, saying, "I killed the game today with that penalty. I've got to be better than that. ...

"I just wasn't thinking. I made a very, very crucial mistake at a vital point in the game."

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