Von Miller news could impact Cowboys

August, 20, 2013
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IRVING, Texas – As the Cowboys get ready for Saturday’s preseason game against Cincinnati, some inside the organization might have an eye on what is happening with Denver’s Von Miller.

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According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter, Miller is attempting to have a possible six-game suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy cut down to four games.

Why should the Cowboys care?

They host Denver on Oct. 6 at AT&T Stadium in Week 5.

If Miller fails to get the suspension reduced, then Tony Romo will not have to face a player with 30 sacks in his first two seasons and 18.5 in 2012. Add that to the Broncos’ loss of Elvis Dumervil thanks to a contractual snafu and Denver’s pass rush will look a lot different.

If the suspension is four games, then Miller, a DeSoto native, will get the chance to open his season in front of family and friends.

Todd Archer

ESPN Dallas Cowboys reporter

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