"He was our leader in the locker room. He was our rock," Miller said on NFL Network. "He showed me how to be a technician on the field. ... He showed me so much stuff on the field, how to be a professional, how to conduct yourself off the field. He's truly going to be missed."
NFL Network's Andrew Siciliano asked Miller if it made him angry how Dumervil exited the picture.
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"No it didn't," he replied. "Before anything, me and Elvis, we're brothers. I wanted what's best for him and going to the Baltimore Ravens was a better fit for him."
Dumervil can be replaced, and John Elway has earned the benefit of the doubt based on his last two years of work as Broncos executive vice president of football operations. But losing Dumervil, especially to the team that shocked you in the playoffs, is a sting that doesn't easily go away.
Miller's comments reflect that.