Broncos Von Miller "doing well" after testing positive for coronavirus

Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller is "doing well" after testing positive for COVID-19, better known as the coronavirus, the team announced Thursday.

The Broncos released the following statement:

"After experiencing flu-like symptoms, Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller has tested positive for COVID-19. Von has elected to share his diagnosis publicly to emphasize that anyone can be afflicted with coronavirus.

"Von is doing well and recovering at home in self-isolation. He remains under the care of team doctors, who are following all coronavirus treatment procedures to ensure a safe environment for Von and our community.

"Von is the first member of the Broncos' organization known to have tested positive for COVID-19."

The news was first reported by NFL insider Ian Rapoport, who said Miller was in "good spirits" following his diagnosis.

Miller is entering his 10th season with the Broncos. He is an eight-time pro bowler and the MVP of Super Bowl 50. Miller is the second player to be publicly diagnosed with COVID-19. Rams center Brian Allen was reported to have Coronavirus earlier in the week.