Von Miller's 6-game suspension ended Monday and he met the media to talk about his future.

DENVER - Von Miller returned to the Broncos today after a 6-game suspension. Here is the complete transcript from Von's interview with the media in the locker room:

On coming back

“I’m happy to be back. I’m definitely happy to be back. I’ve been here with these guys every single day and I miss them. It’s hard to explain but I definitely miss these guys. I’m excited for the opportunity; I’m excited to get back on that field. I’m excited just to go to practice. I’m excited about this whole thing and excited about Indy coming up.”

On why he would do something to risk his ability to help the team

“I definitely made mistakes but it wouldn’t do anybody any good to go back and defend that stuff. I’ve already served my suspension.  I’m working hard to gain everybody’s trust back. I’m just going to continue to take it one day at a time. All I can ask is that everybody judge me on my actions going forward and I can gain everybody’s trust back that way.”

On talking to his teammates

“I’ve already addressed everybody in the organization, everybody that’s close to me—except the media. My teammates, they’ve been supportive this whole time. The Broncos organization has been supportive this whole time too and I’m happy to be back.”

On what he learned

“I learned a lot of stuff. I learned you have to slow down. I learned that traffic tickets and procrastination can lead to some bigger things. I’ve had a lot of time to stay by myself. I learned about nutrition. I’ve got my body in excellent shape; it’s probably the best shape I’ve ever been in. I’ve learned how my mistakes can affect others. All I can do is take it one day at a time and try to be the best person and best football player I can possibly be.”

On trust being important know

“Trust is huge. I can’t sit here and say this is not going to happen or this is not going to happen and all—all I can do is just take it one day at a time and gain everybody’s trust back one day at a time. Trust is hard to gain but it’s easy to lose. I’m on that journey to gain everybody’s trust back. If God stays the same, I still have a long career ahead of me and I’m certain I can gain everybody’s trust back.”

On the benefit of being in meetings and around teammates during his suspension

“It’s been great. Being away from football—I love football and having football taken away from you has been tough. It’s definitely been tough but to get football back it’s a blessing. And it’s a blessing to still have everything that I set out to do still right here in front of me. I definitely feel blessed; I’m definitely excited for the future coming up.”

On if he has nerves about returning

“No nerves at all; football has always been the easy part. It’s never been tough for me so I’m happy to be back. I’m happy to be in the locker room with the guys. I was already there before but not going out there to practice, there’s still some separation there. I’m happy to be back with the guys. I’m happy to start getting coaching again. I’m just excited for the future coming up.”

On how the Broncos have looked without him

“I don’t think anybody has been the biggest Broncos fan but me. I’ve watched every single game, every single minute. I watched everything Broncos. I watched all the games with that DirecTV mix stuff. You can really catch every game. I’ve been watching every single game. I watched the Colts and everybody but I’ve been the biggest Broncos fan. I’m just excited for the opportunity to come back and contribute.”

On being hungrier now

“Every Sunday you have to prove yourself and I’m excited for that. I love that. I love the constant grind to go out there and prove yourself every single play. That’s what makes football, football and I’m excited for the opportunity.”

On if he has changed his lifestyle

“I think in the last two, two-and-a-half months I’ve definitely had to mature a lot. It was some stuff that I didn’t see that I see now. I think I’ve definitely taken strides to do that. I can’t sit here and say that I’m super mature now that this has happened. It’s a constant struggle and I know if I can continue to take it one day at a time I can get there.”

On if there is more pressure to not make another mistake

“It’s always pressure. There was always pressure before but [I’m] taking it on day at a time. I’m positive about my odds of doing the right thing and getting everybody’s trust back.”

On where the defense can go with him and CB Champ Bailey back

“There is always room for improvement. I’m excited to come back and contribute. I think we have more sacks at this point of the year than we had last year. I’m just excited to come back and contribute. I’m excited to rush the passer, drop back into coverage [and] do all the things that I did before. I’m excited to come back and contribute.”

On playing against QB Andrew Luck

“He’s a great player. Every team [in the NFL]—you’ve got great teams. There aren’t any easy wins or anything like that. I think we all learned that from this past weekend. No week is going to be an easy weekend. Andrew Luck, he’s one of the elite quarterbacks out there. I’m looking forward to just taking it one play at a time and I know if we can do that we’ll be alright.”

On his concern that another misstep could cause him to miss an entire season

“All I can do is just take it one day at a time, one play at a time, and gain everybody’s trust back. I can’t sit here and say that this is never going to happen or I’m never going to do this—then I’d be lying. I have to just take it one day at a time and gain everybody’s trust back that way.”

On his past mistakes

“I’ve definitely made mistakes but I’m working hard to fix those mistakes now. I can’t [dwell] on the past or anything but I can sit here and say that I’m working hard to be a better person, be a better football player, be a better teammate.”

On who is helping him the most

“I got a lot of help. I got a lot of support around me from guys in the Broncos organization, from my mom and my dad and my family. On that note, I don’t have a babysitter. I think you could go around the facility and ask anybody and nobody would give you that description of what they do with me—as a babysitter. My mom and my dad, they did not move in with me. My mom has never missed a game and it’s still like that today even though I’m not playing. She’s been out here; my dad has been out here to go to the games and stuff. We still have our house in Dallas. She still comes down here for the games. No, I do not have a babysitter. My mom and dad don’t live with me.”

On what his teammates have said about his return

“It’s been great. My teammates have been probably the most supportive part of this whole thing—my coaches, the whole organization. I’m truly blessed. I’ve said it before, I’m truly blessed to be here with the Denver Broncos and have great teammates.”

On the best piece of advice he’s received

“I’ve got a lot of good advice but I feel like it all starts with me. No matter how much help you have around if you can’t do it, you just can’t do it. I feel like I’ve taken steps in that direction. It’s a constant struggle every day but I’m positive that I’ll be alright.”

On if he received tough love

“I wouldn’t say tough love. This whole situation has been tough but I wouldn’t say it was tough love. All my teammates have been great from the D-Line to the O-Lineman to the receivers, everybody has been supportive and I’m happy to get back here and contribute to wins with those guys.”

On the growth he’s made

“I’ve definitely made mistakes in the past. Like I said before, it wouldn’t do anybody any good it certainly wouldn’t do me any good to go back and defend stuff from the past. All I can ask is judge me for my actions going forward. If we can do that—I know it might be hard, but I know if we can do that—I’m positive that I [can] gain everybody’s trust back.”

On if he feels he is in a good place with his life

“I am in a great place. I am in a happy place. I am blessed to be in this situation. Even through all of the trials and tribulations I’m blessed to be in a situation to go out there and achieve everything that was there before. It was an unfortunate situation but I’m happy to be back here and I’m in a happy place. I’m in the best shape of my life physically and emotionally.”

On if having football taken away was a wakeup call

“It’s always a wakeup call. Football has always been important to me and to have that taken away from you, it’s just like being injured. Anything can happen and you definitely want to stay on top of every situation that could come in your life if football is that important to you, and its’ that important to me.”

On if he considers himself a recovering addict

“I wouldn’t say that. [I’ve had] struggles with immaturity and stuff but no not that.”

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