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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

Browns players of the week: Week 16

Posted Dec. 26, 2011 @ 11:36 p.m. ET
Here were the Browns' standouts on offense, defense and special teams in their Week 16 loss at Baltimore.

Five questions with PFW Browns correspondent Tony Grossi

Posted Dec. 17, 2011 @ 12:30 a.m. ET
PFW correspondent Tony Grossi, the Browns' beat writer for The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer, recently answered five questions about the state of the club as it nears the end of another playoff-less season.

Browns fantasy report: Week 14

Posted Dec. 08, 2011 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
Is Peyton Hillis worth starting against the Steelers? Here are some of the Browns' fantasy football options this week.

Browns 60-second rant: Browns need to spread carries around

Posted Dec. 06, 2011 @ 10:02 p.m. ET
It's time for the Browns to start spreading the work around a little more in the backfield, and Chris Ogbonnaya merits more opportunities than he's received the last two games.

Ravens-Browns matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Dec. 03, 2011 @ 10:02 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Ravens-Browns game.

Hillis, Hardesty active for Browns

Posted Nov. 27, 2011 @ 11:59 a.m. ET
Browns RBs Peyton Hillis and Montario Hardesty are active for Sunday's game at Cincinnati after missing multiple games with injuries.

Achieving fair salary no clear-cut task

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 9:39 p.m. ET
PFW publisher Hub Arkush says players like DeSean Jackson, Matt Forte and Peyton Hillis are at the mercy of their teams regarding whether they get deserved new deals or not.

Hillis' absence looms large for punchless Browns

Posted Nov. 07, 2011 @ 7:30 p.m. ET
His future in Cleveland is uncertain, but this much is certain about Peyton Hillis: The Browns need him to return this season, and he needs to get back on the field, as well.

Reports: Browns' Hillis, Hardesty likely again out Sunday

Posted Nov. 07, 2011 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
The Browns will likely again be without RBs Peyton Hillis (hamstring) and Montario Hardesty (calf) on Sunday vs. St. Louis, head coach Pat Shurmur indicated Monday, multiple media outlets reported.

Hillis out for Sunday; may be last year in Cleveland

Posted Nov. 05, 2011 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
Browns RB Peyton Hillis reinjured his hamstring injury during practice Friday, and on Saturday the team downgraded his status to "out" for Sunday's game.

Browns' RB woes a major concern

Posted Oct. 31, 2011 @ 9:56 p.m. ET
Injuries have left the Browns thin at running back, and the organization has some decisions to make — and some self-analysis to do — in the offseason, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

Browns 60-second rant: Holding on to Hillis the right move

Posted Oct. 19, 2011 @ 2:48 a.m. ET
The trading deadline passed without Browns RB Peyton Hillis being traded. This was the right move for Cleveland, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

Reports: Browns not considering Hillis trade

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
Browns head coach Pat Shurmur told reporters Monday that the club isn't shopping RB Peyton Hillis, who suffered a hamstring injury in Sunday's loss at Oakland.

Reports: Hillis confirms agent advised him not to play

Posted Oct. 10, 2011 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
Browns RB Peyton Hillis explained further his decision not to play vs. Miami in Week Three because of strep throat, confirming that agent Kennard McGuire advised him not to play.

Work still plentiful for Hillis in Browns' new offense

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
Though he has more competition for work, Browns RB Peyton Hillis remains the starter in an offense that keeps its tailbacks busy.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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.

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