Broncos OLB Von Miller out for rest of game vs. Texans with knee injury

Von Miller had one tackle when he left Sunday's game with a left knee injury. (USATSI)
Broncos linebacker Von Miller left in the first quarter of Sunday's game against the Texans with a left knee injury. He was quickly ruled out, which means that Peyton Manning and the NFL's best offense will have to find a way to outpace a Houston team currently on a 12-game losing streak.

No word on the severity of Miller's injury, but the 2011 first-round pick is one of the league's most tenacious pass rushers on a defense that has struggled at times this season. He had 11.5 sacks as a rookie, 18.5 in 2012, and managed five through eight games this season after serving a six-game suspension.

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Ryan Wilson has been an NFL writer for CBS Sports since June 2011, and he's covered five Super Bowls in that time. Ryan previously worked at AOL's FanHouse from start to finish, and Football Outsiders... Full Bio

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