Shortly after the Broncos’ Super Bowl victory against the Panthers at Levi’s Stadium on Sunday, outside linebacker and Super Bowl MVP Von Miller hopped on a private plane and
made the talk-show rounds in California.
One stop was The Ellen DeGeneres Show, where he explained why it’s his job to make Cam Newton’s life miserable and why, at one point during the game, he even asked Newton and the Panthers why they were so heated. (I can think of seven
Miller said he hadn’t seen Peyton Manning between the game’s end and the show’s taping, so, of course, Ellen responded with the natural follow-ups: Where is Manning and did he retire?
“I think he had to rush out to do a Life Alert commercial,” Miller said jokingly. “I don’t think he’s going to retire though. I don’t think he’s going to retire. He’s still has the physical ability and the mental ability to go out there and be great. So I still think he has a little bit left in him.”
Miller, an impending free agent, will get the Broncos’ franchise tag if the sides can’t reach a long-term deal by the July deadline. On Monday, Miller said the negotiations would be “peaceful,” and said he hopes to stay in Denver for the long haul.
“I mean, I want to stay with the Broncos for 15 to 20 years, but money talks, right?” he said.
DeMarcus Ware also made the TV rounds, visiting Jimmy Kimmel in a segment that aired Monday evening: