Von Miller Lost an Endorsement Protesting the National Anthem
Super Bowl MVP, Von Miller, has lost a Colorado endorsement after protesting the National Anthem before the game against the Buffalo Bills. According to the Denver Channel, Phil Long Ford has severed ties with the Denver Broncos Linebacker.
Von Miller has been in several advertisements for Phil Long Ford, but the dealership has requested that all of the commercials be pulled from airing as of today. The commercials were also pulled from Youtube as well.
UPDATE: According to the Denver Post, Von Miller has not been fired from the endorsement. A statement was released by Phil Long Ford stating “We are evaluating the events of the weekend. It is important to state that we haven’t fired Von,” in the article. The article also states that Von Miller and Phil Long are still in talks for moving forward on the endorsement deal.