ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) A person familiar with the matter tells The Associated Press that Super Bowl MVP Von Miller's camp has rejected a contract proposal that would have made him the highest-paid non-quarterback in NFL history.
The person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitive nature of negotiations, said Miller's representatives rejected a six-year, $114.5 million offer that included $39.8 million in guarantees in the first two years.
Joby Branion, who represents Miller, didn't immediately return a message left by The AP seeking comment on the rejected offer, which was first reported by ESPN.
Although the NFL's collective bargaining agreement gives teams until July 15 to work out long-term contract extensions with franchised players, Broncos general manager John Elway imposed a Tuesday night cutoff because he wanted Miller to attend this week's mandatory minicamp and not miss the entire offseason program.
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