A person with the team who spoke to The Associated Press on Tuesday on condition of anonymity because the club doesn't speak publicly about coaches' contracts stressed the decision wasn't a result of Baltimore's tying 70-yard touchdown pass in the waning seconds of regulation Saturday night.
The Broncos went on to lose 38-35 in double overtime, ending their 11-game winning streak that had made them the odds-on Super Bowl favorites.
Milus' contract wasn't renewed. He was in his second stint with the Broncos, who hadn't allowed a 300-yard passer all season before giving up 331 to Joe Flacco last weekend.
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