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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

Titans-Browns matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 29, 2011 @ 9:46 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Titans-Browns game.

Live Week Three fantasy injury updates

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 2:43 p.m. ET
Here are the injury updates for the Week Three games, as RBs Peyton Hillis and Arian Foster are both inactive.

Simpson in, Foster and Hillis out for Sunday's games

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 10:54 a.m. ET
Bengals WR Jerome Simpson is expected to play Sunday. Texans RB Arian Foster and Browns RB Peyton Hillis will reportedly be inactive.

Browns-Colts matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 15, 2011 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Colts game.

Agent: Extension for Browns' Rubin could be 'difficult' to reach

Posted Sept. 09, 2011 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
The agent for Browns DT Ahtyba Rubin told PFW that striking a multiyear deal with Cleveland before the 2011 season ends could be challenging.

The Tooth Fairy, a healthy Austin Collie and other myths

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
Pat Fitzmaurice questions why Austin Collie is being drafted so high in fantasy leagues. It's one of his "21 things" to ponder.

Hillis has hamstring ailment

Posted Aug. 17, 2011 @ 3:38 p.m. ET
RB Peyton Hillis was one of three starters reportedly limited at Browns practice Wednesday, but head coach Pat Shurmur said the handling of the injuries was "precautionary."

Fantasy outlook: Last season's breakout stars

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 9:47 a.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly takes a look at five breakout players from last season who might or might not repeat their career seasons in 2011.

Second-year RBs Tate, Hardesty looking up at stars

Posted June 02, 2011 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
After missing their rookie seasons with injuries, RBs Ben Tate and Montario Hardesty are now stuck behind a couple of the league's best backs.

Hillis on the cover of 'Madden NFL 12'

Posted April 27, 2011 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
Browns RB Peyton Hillis will be on the cover of EA Sports' "Madden NFL 12" after winning a head-to-head vote against Eagles QB Michael Vick.

Search for 'Madden NFL 12' cover athlete down to two

Posted April 18, 2011 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
The 32-player tournament to decide the cover athlete for "Madden NFL 12" has reached the championship round.

QBs Rodgers, Vick among finalists for 'Madden' cover

Posted April 11, 2011 @ 12:56 p.m. ET
Voting for the "Madden NFL 12" cover subject has reached the final four.

Holmgren likes versatility of Hillis, Hardesty

Posted March 17, 2011 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
If the Browns enter 2011 with Peyton Hillis and Montario Hardesty as their top running backs, team president Mike Holmgren would have no problem with that scenario.  

Browns positional analysis: Running backs

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 10:06 a.m. ET
This is the second in a series of position-by-position looks at the Browns' personnel entering the 2011 season. Here is our analysis of Cleveland's RB situation.

Browns seeking quick running back

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 6:54 p.m. ET
With two physical running backs on the roster, Cleveland would like to acquire a change-of-pace option, according to AFC North Whispers.

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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