‘I Wasn’t Content’: Von Miller Reveals Puzzling Reason For Leaving LA Rams for Buffalo Bills Despite Super Bowl-Winning Season

Published 06/16/2022, 11:30 AM EDT

Even though Von Miller was part of the Super Bowl win this year with the LA Rams, his decision to leave the team and join the Buffalo Bills startled fans. Although he had his reason. Von revealed that riding off into the sunset and rushing with Aaron Donald in the Rams did not make him content. He wished to strengthen the Bills ahead of the upcoming season.

Von’s inclusion in the Bills has made both him and the team happy. The 8x Pro-Bowler has agreed to a six-year contract worth $120 million. Miller has now become the best linebacker on the Bills’ roster. Despite the team’s significant investment in their defensive lineup for the past two drafts, Miller has become their greatest asset.

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ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports it includes $51.5 million guaranteed, along with $45 million fully guaranteed at signing.

Bills’ decision to sign free agent Von Miller

The Buffalo Bills‘ made a wise decision by signing the free agent Von Miller. Bills’ general manager, Brandon Beane, said, “I’m always gonna put resources in the front. It’s just how I believe it should be built. And don’t ever be shocked if you see us trying to add there, free agency or the draft, at any point.”

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Miller won his second Super Bowl last season. Previously, he was named the Super Bowl 50 MVP in Broncos’ great win against the Panthers.

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Miller’s stellar record at the Rams and Broncos speaks for itself. Amongst all active players, he records 115.5 sacks. The LB recorded his career-best 18.5 sacks in 2012. However, he is not the only one who has been signed by the Bills in the offseason.

Similarly, the former Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end, O.J. Howard has also been signed by the Bills. The TE got a one-year contract worth $3.5 million guaranteed. With these signings, Buffalo Bills are packed and ready to compete in the 2022 NFL season.

Oct 18, 2021; Nashville, Tennessee, USA; Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) breaks tackles as he dives for the end zone against the Buffalo Bills during the second half at Nissan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Steve Roberts-USA TODAY Sports

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Ayush Jha

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Ayush Jha is an NFL author at EssentiallySports. He is a current graduate of the University of Delhi and has worked on publishing academic research in the past. To fulfill his enthusiasm for covering sports, he started following the NFL and developed a keen interest.

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