Von Miller had been in the headline all the offseason because of his renewal problem, and he got a contract containing at least $70 million finally.
Except Miller has made for all the headlines, he is equally fascinating off of it as well — which is something we learned on Tuesday. Miller is understood to spent a lot of time in the study of many kinds of literature about extinct animals in the past few months.
“I guess I’m just weird,” Miller says. “I don’t know why I like giant animals in New Zealand, it just interests me. But when you see pictures of this … you’ve got a 12-foot bird that looks like an ostrich or an emu and you’ve got these little humans and they are hunting down these birds, I thought it was just dope. We’ve come far since then, people don’t really even go out there and hunt like that. I think it’s dope to learn about humans, about ourselves and where we come from.”
It seems that Miller has got away from football and found his own new pursuit in this offseason as himself thinking.
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck had an injury in the last season, but the injuries weren’t the only problems.
Luck admitted that he didn’t play well in the 2015 season, even he was in a good health.
“Injuries aside, I was not playing very good football — before they happened,” Luck said. “I’ve got to be better. Toward my last couple games I felt like I was playing much better, trending in the right direction.”
Luck suffered his season-ending kidney injury in a game, which was also his best game in the last season. He was limited to seven games, and his year ended with the lacerated kidney. Even before that lacerated kidney, Luck reportedly played through cracked ribs and dealt with a shoulder injury.
He posted a 74.9 passer rating, which finished below Colin Kaepernick. In the 2016 season, Colts need Luck to be healthy and better.
The Chicago Bears’ coach John Fox announced that the wild receiver Marquess Wilson would accept the left foot surgery during the times of the mini camp.
Wilson re-fractured his left foot when he trained on Tuesday. The WR wouldn’t participate in the competition in the new season because of injury, though Bears do not have the intention to release him.
Wilson was put on the injured reserve list and absent the last five competitions in the last season, due to left foot fractured as well. He was also absent the first nine competitions in the 2014 season because of a broken collarbone.
The other wild receivers get a chance to replace Wilson. After Alshon Jeffery, Kevin White, and Eddie Royal get the first three position, the remaining players will strive for substitution of WR in the fierce competition.