Found December 07, 2011 on
Browns running back Peyton Hillis is expected to play in Thursday night's AFC North matchup against the Steelers despite being listed as questionable by the team, according to a league source.

Hillis at full strength, not at peak performance

It has taken most of the season to get to this point, but Peyton Hillis is finally able to put all of his effort and concentration into playing football again. Hillis spent five weeks recovering from a hamstring injury. On Thursday night in Pittsburgh, he will make his third straight start since recovering from the injury. A benefit from the time off, other than healing, is the...

Why the Cleveland Browns Need to Re-Sign RB Peyton Hillis

The issues surrounding Cleveland Browns running back Peyton Hillis have been well-documented this season. It’s easy to dismiss him, to throw away the notion that he could be on this team next season. But in the last two games, returning from a hamstring injury that cost him five straight games, it has become abundantly clear that the Browns need to sign him to a new contract.That’s...

Peyton's place on the Cleveland Browns is 2011's last feeble drama: Bud Shaw's Sports Spin

Peyton Hillis once seemed like the surest way for the Browns to match up with the division heavyweights. Now with Hillis fighting another injury, it's hard to imagine what could happen the next four weeks to restore trust between the Browns and Hillis for 2012.

Browns RB Hillis active, starts vs. Steelers

Cleveland Browns running back Peyton Hillis was active and starting during Thursday night's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Hillis suffered a strained hip in Sunday's 24-10 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. Hillis finished with 12 carries for 45 yards and added a 52-yard reception in his second game back after missing five weeks with a strained hamstring. The 25-year...

Browns RB Hillis shakes hip injury; Steelers rest LB Woodley

Cleveland Browns running back Peyton Hillis was active for Thursday night's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, as a league source told NFL Network's Stacey Dales he was expected to be.

Steelers vs. Browns

When the Browns have the ball: The offense doesn't have a playmaker, and RB Peyton Hillis has missed half the season with injuries. Yet he still leads the team with 321 yards rushing. Without a running game and no reliable receiving threats, QB Colt McCoy has still passed for 2,524 yards and 14 touchdowns, but has taken a pounding behind an offensive line that is weak on the right side.

Colt McCoy Played With Concussion

Just how hard did Cleveland Browns' quarterback Colt McCoy get hit by Pittsburgh Steelers James Harrison? McCoy told the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram when asked about the vicious hit, "I honestly don't remember." How can Colt McCoy not remember the helmet-to-helmet hit from Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end that knocked him out of Thursday night's game? Even...

Browns RB Hardesty could get start against Steelers

Cleveland Browns running back Montario Hardesty could be in line to start Thursday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Browns running back Peyton Hillis has been listed as day-to-day with a hip injury suffered in Sunday's loss to Baltimore. It was Hillis' second game back since sitting out five contests with a hamstring injury. Hardesty has not played since suffering...

Browns sound confident Hillis, McCoy will start against Steelers

The Cleveland Browns expect running back Peyton Hillis (hip) and quarterback Colt McCoy (knee) to play Thursday against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Doug Sez: Week 14 NFL Predictions

Cleveland at Pittsburgh: The only way the Browns win this game is Peyton Hillis is possessed by Jim Brown and runs crazy on the Steelers….sorry that will not happen. The
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