Miller has openly credited fellow outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware, an 11th-year pro with eight Pro Bowl appearances of his own, for helping with his transformation. Ware has long been one of the league’s good guys, and his character inspired Miller to do better. However, nobody grows up without consciously choosing to do so.
These words don’t appear until about halfway through the article. But I was thinking about Ware’s influence from the very first sentence.