9NEWS isn't going to make the claim that Broncos defensive back Von Miller and Patriots QB Tom Brady have a rivalry - they basically just confirmed it themselves.

And like any good rivalry, the pair seems to have a mutual respect for each other. Brady compared Miller to legendary defensive player Lawrence Taylor, and Von Miller has called Brady the greatest quarterback ever (kind of).

Here's the post from Tom Brady on Thursday ahead of the teams' game at Mile High:

And here's Von Millers:


A post shared by Von Miller (@vonmiller) on

The oddsmakers have the Broncos down by a touchdown in Sunday's game.

Anyone who watches sports knows - you throw out the records when two rivals play each other. The Pats-Broncos kickoff on 9NEWS this Sunday at 6:30 p.m.