Buffalo Payments star pass-rusher Von Miller is not too fearful extensive receiver Stefon Diggs is skipping voluntary organized crew actions this spring.
“He’s not right here proper now, however I don’t suppose it ought to ever be a query is soccer No. 1 on his thoughts,” Miller instructed John Wawrow of the Related Press about Diggs. Miller expects Diggs to report for mandatory practices subsequent month.
Diggs famously expressed frustrations throughout and after the 27-10 playoff loss to the Cincinnati Bengals in January that he ended with simply 4 catches on 10 targets for 35 yards and no touchdowns. He appeared to confront quarterback Josh Allen throughout the sport and reportedly needed to be satisfied to return to the locker room for the post-defeat speak.
Diggs later defended his actions via Twitter when he wrote Buffalo’s stage of play in opposition to Cincinnati was “less than the usual” and that “it’s simple to criticize my response greater than the end result.”
Miller insisted Diggs stays devoted to the reason for successful with the Payments.
“He’s going to point out that he’s a greater model of Stefon Diggs on and off the soccer discipline. And for me and my viewpoint as a teammate … these are actually the issues that matter to me,” Miller stated. “Is he going to be higher than final 12 months? Is he going to compete? Does he nonetheless love the sport? And all of these packing containers are checked.”
Each Payments normal supervisor Brandon Beane and head coach Sean McDermott brushed off potential considerations concerning Diggs’ perspective earlier this offseason, however the 29-year-old generated further headlines when he said throughout an look on Uninterrupted’s “The Shop” he was baffled by Buffalo’s playoff woes that embrace the group failing to succeed in the Tremendous Bowl over the previous three seasons.
“He’s not going anyplace,” Miller added about Diggs. “God, the Josh Allen to Stefon Diggs connection is what makes all of these items go for us right here in Buffalo. Generally you simply want a little bit little bit of time.”
In equity to Miller, there may be nonetheless a while earlier than Diggs’ absence turns into greater than a minor speaking level for analysts and followers forward of the Memorial Day vacation.