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Mark Gaughan's Big-Play Breakdown: Von Miller's wide-9 rush

Mark Gaughan's Big-Play Breakdown: Von Miller's Wide 9 rush

The most famous of Von Miller's 82 career sacks (counting playoffs) was his strip-sack of Cam Newton (1) in Super Bowl 50 that produced a Denver touchdown. What makes Miller's speed rush so devastating is his ability to dip his inside shoulder low to the ground like a speed skater, which gives the offensive tackle a small target to hit. Then Miller bends his hips back and drives to the QB.

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Carolina tackle Mike Remmers had time to get his gloves on Miller but didn't get enough of the No. 58 jersey to slow him down. Bills right tackle Jordan Mills will need plenty of help Sunday. Miller took 83 games to hit 70 career sacks, the same pace as Bills Hall-of-Famer Bruce Smith and fourth fastest ever, behind Reggie White (57), J.J. Watt (75) and Derrick Thomas (82).

 

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