Broncos linebacker Von Miller used clean urine from a 'collector' to pass drug test, per ESPN
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Suspended Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller was reportedly caught using clean urine from a "collector" to pass NFL drug tests.
ESPN reported Sunday that a collector in Miami was "star struck" by Miller and substituted another person's urine specimen for Miller.
But the play was poorly executed. According to ESPN, a second collector noticed Miller was not in the city where his collection had supposedly taken place.
ESPN quoted the source as saying, "He's fast, but he's not that fast."
The NFL could have suspended Miller for up to a year for his attempt to influence a collector, but they reached a six-game settlement when it became clear the collector also was involved, ESPN reported.
The collector involved has been dismissed, a source told ESPN.
The Broncos told ESPN they had no knowledge of any of this situation and declined comment.
ESPN said Miller's agent, Joby Branion, declined comment Sunday morning, as did representatives of the testing company, Drug Free Sport.
It has been a troubled offseason for Miller.
He was arrested Aug. 11 at a Centennial gun store when he tried to buy a gun. A background check flagged Miller for having an outstanding arrest warrant for failing to appear in court on an October traffic ticket.
In the October traffic stop, Miller was also ticketed just blocks from his home -- also for driving without a valid license, along with careless driving and no proof of insurance.
Miller has a mandatory court appearance scheduled for Oct. 28 for both the Sept. 5 and the October offense.
Earlier this month, an arrest warrant was issued in California after Miller failed to pay a ticket for speeding in a 65 mph zone and then failed to appear in court.
The speeding violation occurred on March 8, 2012.
Miller's suspension is set to expire three weeks from Monday.
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