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Garett Bolles has a fabulous nickname for Von Miller.
“I call Von Miller the ‘Chinese Dragon’ because he’s always moving and twisting,” said the rookie offensive tackle as he sat in the media booth with the Lacrosse Sports Network at last Saturday night’s Denver Outlaws game.
And it’s no secret Bolles would likely know Miller’s mystical talent as the 2017 first-round draft pick has spent the past month getting to know the first-round pick of 2012.as the 2017 first-round draft pick has spent the past month getting to know the first-round pick of 2012 up close and personal.
And he’d be the first to agree with the Chinese meaning behind “dragon:”
The dragon is a symbol of power, strength and good luck for people who are worthy of it.
That pretty much sums up Miller’s edge-rushing career so far – and Bolles is happy being part of the unit trying to slay it.
“Von Miller, Shane Ray and all those guys on the defense, they’re there for a reason. We have the best defense in the nation in my opinion and it’s just going to make me better so when we play our conference – the best conference in the NFL – it will help me dramatically.”
Miller and several of his defensive teammates appear to have taken Bolles under their wing a bit to accelerate the rookie’s NFL education.
“They’re great teammates. They come up to me and tell me, ‘hey your hands are low, your feet aren’t moving, you’re off-balance,” Bolles said. “They’re there to…
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