Von Miller Compares Brandon Allen to When Lil Wayne Found Drake After Win

Megan ArmstrongAnalyst IIINovember 4, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA - OCTOBER 27: Von Miller #58 of the Denver Broncos on the sidelines in the game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 27, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Justin Casterline/Getty Images)
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Weezy F. Baby, and the F is for...found Brandon Allen?

Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller told reporters after the team's 24-19 win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday that he "felt like when Lil Wayne found Drake" regarding backup quarterback Brandon Allen taking over the offense for injured starter Joe Flacco.

Miller continued:

Nick Rothschild @nick_rothschild

"I felt like when Lil Wayne found Drake" - @VonMiller on calling Brandon Allen (@BrandonAllen_10) bringing some magic to Mile High #Denver7 https://t.co/I52tAE0Fqw

Outside of his own accomplishments as a rapper, Lil Wayne notably discovered Drake and jump-started his Grammy Award-winning career.

Miller can only hope that the 3-6 Broncos have found something similar in Allen. The 2016 sixth-round pick threw his first NFL touchdown in Sunday's matchup, finishing with 193 yards and two touchdowns:

Arkansas Razorback Football @RazorbackFB

You love to see it. First NFL TD for @BrandonAllen_10! #WPS #ProHogs https://t.co/wGi9d1FHmy

Denver Broncos @Broncos

First career start ✅ First career win ✅ Have a day, @BrandonAllen_10! https://t.co/Fjkybv7zY1

Denver Broncos @Broncos

And the game ball goes to ... 👏, @BrandonAllen_10! https://t.co/kaziWoz9Ba

With Flacco placed on injured reserve (neck), Miller and the Broncos have no choice but to see if Allen's spark is sustainable.