Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller, former Super Bowl MVP, tests positive for COVID-19

Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller, former Super Bowl MVP, tests positive for COVID-19

Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Miller's agent, Joby Branion, confirmed to USA TODAY Sports.

Miller's agent, Joby Branion, told NFL Network that Miller is resting at home "in good spirits." Branion told USA TODAY Sports that they are working through details of how Miller -- who has asthma -- will speak publicly on the matter on Friday.

"He's certainly under no obligation to talk about this. It's a personal matter," Branion told USA TODAY Sports. "Given the circumstances in the country right now, he feels it's worth letting people know that this is a real concern and not something they can take lightly."

COVID-19:Sports figures who have tested positive for coronavirus

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Miller became the second active NFL player to test positive for COVID-19. Los Angeles Rams center Brian Allen also has tested positive.

Miller, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2011 NFL draft, was game MVP in the Broncos' win over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50. Last week, Miller was announced as an unanimous selection to the NFL's all-decade team for the 2010s.

Contributing: Jarrett Bell, USA TODAY Sports.


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