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Von Miller likes replacement possibilities for Elvis Dumervil but needs a new nickname now

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FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2012 file photo, Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller (58) celebrates after sacking Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Denver. Miller lost pass-rushing partner Elvis Dumervil to free agency. Now, he's getting ready to fill his former teammate's shoes and torment left tackles on passing downs, a new role for the two-time Pro Bowler. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File) (The Associated Press)

Von Miller has a couple of new pass-rushing partners. What he really needs with Elvis Dumervil bolting to Baltimore is a new nickname.

Upon joining the Denver Broncos in 2011, Miller proclaimed that Dumervil was "Batman," and that made him "Robin." But with Miller piling up 30 sacks over the last two seasons to Dumervil's 20½, "Doom & Gloom" became a more fitting moniker.

Dumervil signed with the Ravens as a free agent in March after a fax fiasco in Denver during a contract renegotiation, so Miller finds himself leading a group of players trying to replace Dumervil's production on the football field and his leadership in the locker room.

Miller said he ditched his offseason yoga regimen for more bench presses this year, and it shows.