Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller could be called as a witness in the death penalty murder case against Dexter Lewis, accused of stabbing five people to death in a Denver bar in October.
Miller's name is among more than 100 potential witnesses in the case. He is listed as a possible acquaintance of Lewis, but there is no indication Miller had ever met or knew anyone in the case.
Prosecutors last week filed a list of potential witnesses that may be called during trial.
"We've been aware that Von has been listed as a potential witness, but he has zero direct involvement in this case," said Patrick Smyth, Broncos executive director of media relations.