It's a bad idea to accuse players of faking injuries because very often they're not. There's no question that whatever ailment that Von Miller suffered here came at a convenient time for the Broncos, however. The Raiders had just gained 17 yards on a dubious second down pass completion, and were hurrying to the line to run a play. The Broncos were running out of time to challenge the play, and that's when Miller went down.
The Broncos threw the challenge flag and got the call overturned. Miller sat down on third down, but the Broncos held, forcing a punt. Miller did not appear to suffer a serious injury.
Von Miller walking off the field under his own power. Trainers not looking at him on the sideline.— Andrew Mason (@MaseDenver) December 13, 2015
Von Miller cramped up and went down ... at exact moment Broncos needed time to decide to challenge a call. Predicting a speedy recovery— Dan Wetzel (@DanWetzel) December 13, 2015
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