He now has eight sacks over the past five weeks, and joined Reggie White, Jevon Kearse and Dwight Freeney as only the fourth player to record 11 or more sacks in his first two seasons. But the second-year player’s favorite player is Derrick Thomas. He wears No. 58 as a tribute to the late Chiefs Hall of Famer, and though Miller shuns comparisons, his teammates know they could be looking at a future superstar.
‘‘He’s just getting started. He’s crazy. Crazy day for him,’’ Dumervil said.
NOTES: Broncos RB Willis McGahee left with an injured right knee and did not return. ... Playing in his first game after missing the start of the season due to suspension, Broncos LB D.J. Williams finished with four tackles and one for a loss. ... Weddle’s interceptions return for a score gave the Chargers defense two touchdowns against Manning this season.
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