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K.J. Wright

Von Miller gets top spot in AP's outside linebacker rankings

With his Cardinals preparing to face the Cowboys this weekend, Arizona coach Bruce Arians was asked what he might take away from the Denver Broncos' bashing of Ezekiel Elliott.

"Well, if I could have Von Miller," Arians deadpanned, "I'd be happy."

Wouldn't anyone.

His exceptional blend of pass-rushing and run-stopping skills puts Miller atop the AP's top 10 outside linebackers by a wide margin. In voting by Pro Football Hall of Fame member James Lofton and 10 AP football writers, Miller crushed the competition much like he creams tackles, tight ends and quarterbacks .

Miller beat out Kansas City's Justin Houston and Atlanta's Vic Beasley for...