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Von Miller Crops Broncos GM John Elway Out Of Instagram Photo In Midst Of Contract Dispute

The Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos are in ongoing contract negotiations with their star player, linebacker Von Miller. The two sides reached an impasse last week, with Miller reportedly turning down a six-year, $114 million deal and threatening to sit out the entire 2016 season.

While Miller actually sitting out seems unlikely, and there's still time for a contract to be worked out, it's clear that there's friction between player and organization. Where else would evidence of that discord manifest than on social media?

On Friday, Broncos defensive end Demarcus Ware posted a photo from the team's White House gathering earlier this week. It featured Ware, Miller, Peyton Manning, head coach Gary Kubiak and GM John Elway. 

However, when Miller re-posted the photo on his own Instagram, there was one person conspicuously missing from it: Elway. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, this wasn't unintentional. 

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A star player expressing his displeasure with his team by cropping a club executive out of a photo on social media. Welcome to contract negotiation in the NFL, 2016.