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Peyton Hillis

Peyton Hillis - #40 - RB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 250 lbs.
Birthday 01/21/1986
Birthplace Conway, AR
College Arkansas
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 7th round, 20th pick by Broncos

Chiefs' offense shows versatility, imagination in opener

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
Brian Daboll's Chiefs offense showed balance, control, precision, power and finesse in two fine scoring drives with the first-team unit vs. Arizona.

New team, new fantasy expectations for these RBs

Posted Aug. 01, 2012 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain takes a look at how the fantasy values for five running backs changed now that they are on new teams.

Ochocinco highlights homecoming games

Posted July 18, 2012 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
Chad Ochocinco is one of several marquee players who will return to their former home stadium wearing a different uniform in 2012.

Fantasy: These three are due for comebacks

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
Here are three players who could be poised to make a big comeback on the fantasy scene in 2012.

AFC West players in the crosshairs

Posted May 22, 2012 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each AFC West team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Chiefs RBs Jamaal Charles and Peyton Hillis.

After adding offensive depth, Chiefs will draft for 'D'

Posted March 23, 2012 @ 1:38 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have targeted improving their offense in free agency, which likely means they will go after defenders when it comes to the draft.

Pioli says Chiefs made early run at Manning

Posted March 21, 2012 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
Chiefs GM Scott Pioli said his team was interested in signing QB Peyton Manning, but the feeling was not mutual.

Fantasy spin: Peyton Hillis

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 1:33 a.m. ET
Peyton Hillis signed a one-year contract and will play hard for a new one, but what is his value with Jamaal Charles sharing the backfield? William Del Pilar breaks it down.

Chiefs sign RB Hillis

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 7:11 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have signed free-agent RB Peyton Hillis, the team announced on Wednesday.

Free-agent scouting report: Browns RB Peyton Hillis

Posted March 01, 2012 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
Browns RB Peyton Hillis enters free agency after an injury- and controversy-marred 2011 season.

Report: Browns willing to bring back Hillis

Posted Feb. 29, 2012 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
Browns GM Tom Heckert told ESPN Tuesday that the club is open to re-signing RB Peyton Hillis.

Hillis only one of several key Browns to become UFAs

Posted Jan. 13, 2012 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
There's a lot of focus on how the Browns might proceed with UFA RB Peyton Hillis, but three other key contributors, each of whom had better campaigns than Hillis, also have expiring contracts.

Browns 60-second rant: Don't forget RB on list of needs

Posted Jan. 04, 2012 @ 5:04 a.m. ET
In addition to quarterback and wide receiver, the Browns need to address the RB position in the offseason, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

Steelers-Browns matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 8:43 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Steelers-Browns game.

Browns stock report: Week 16

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 12:45 a.m. ET
Here's a look at whose stock is rising — and whose stock is falling — after the Browns' Week 16 loss at Baltimore.


Posted Dec. 24, 2012
Hillis had 15 carries for 101 yards in the Chiefs' loss to the Colts on Sunday.||||||| Hillis easily surpassed his season high of 66 yards. Jamaal Charles added 226 yards in a huge day for the Kansas City rushing attack.
Posted Sept. 30, 2012
Hillis was back at practice Wednesday and could play this weekend against Oakland for the first time since Week 3.||||||| Hillis sprained his right ankle in the Chiefs' victory at New Orleans on Sept. 23. He's was able to take advantage of their bye last week to get back on the practice field. Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel said he wasn't sure whether Hillis will play against the Raiders until he saw him practice in pads, but Hillis said he believes he'll be ready to go.
Posted March 14, 2012
The Kansas City Chiefs have signed running back Peyton Hillis, giving the team a formidable duo in the ground game with Jamaal Charles. The team formally announced the move Thursday. Terms were not disclosed.||||||| Hillis had a drama- and injury-filled second season in Cleveland after rushing for 1,177 yards in 2010. He rushed for just 587 yards last season. Hillis, a seventh-round pick out of Arkansas in 2008, also played two seasons with Denver.
Posted Jan. 02, 2012
Hillis' pathetic season ended with 30 yards on 10 carries in a 13-9 loss Sunday to Pittsburgh.||||||| Hillis was a fantasy bust with 587 yards.
Posted Dec. 25, 2011
Hillis ran for 112 yards in Cleveland's 20-14 loss at Baltimore on Saturday.||||||| Hillis is one of the biggest fantasy busts of the season. The less said about him, the better.