Bills’ Von Miller update: His season ended due to knee injury

The Buffalo Bills had a massive injury update on Wednesday and it’s a devastating blow: Pass-rusher Von Miller’s season ended because of his knee injury.

On Wednesday, Buffalo head coach Sean McDermott confirmed the news. via press conference.

McDermott said Miller underwent what was called “exploratory surgery” Tuesday in Texas. It was a pre-scheduled procedure and during the procedure, doctors discovered that Miller’s ACL in his knee had been torn.

Miller, 33, had previously been placed in injured reserve by the team on December 1. originally was hurt on thanksgiving against the Detroit Lions.

On the play, Miller was rolled up from behind. A clip of it can be found below:

Almost immediately after Miller was injured during the Lions’ competition, the Bills said they would wait seven to 10 days before rechecking his knee. The idea was to let the swelling go down so they could determine Miller’s long-term fate.

Buffalo hoped Miller could return in four weeks after placing him on IR. However, the news ended up being the worst possible update for the team.

Without Miller, former first-round pick Greg Rousseau now takes over the top pass-rusher duties for the Bills. Behind him will be a combination of AJ Epenesa, Shaq Lawson and Boogie Basham from the rim going forward.

McDermott’s full update on Miller can be found in the attached video:


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