Found January 01, 2012 on Cleveland Sports 360:
The Cleveland Browns Peyton Hillis just had the worst season anyone trying to get a new contract could have. The past two weeks looked promising for Hillis to return to the Hillis of old. Today that didn’t happen. Peyton Hillis was hardly used as the Browns tried to  beat the Steelers with a none existing passing game. Hillis ran the ball a couple of time and he looked good. The in the fourth quarter Hillis left the game with a knee injury and never returned. To bad Hillis didn’t have that guaranteed money before this one. How about the Madden Curse now Peyton? Hillis just came out this week and said he believes in the Madden curse and tonight I’ll bet Hillis is sorry he ever won the vote to be on the Madden cover. This is by far the worst thing that could have happened to a guy who wants a new contract. Not only did Hillis have to endure a season with a team that has no offense, he also had to endure the Madden curse. Maybe the Browns front office will take the Madden Curse in to a...

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Peyton Hillis was everyone’s favorite player last year. This year, the Cleveland Browns running back has struggled. Why is Hillis struggling? He claims he’s the victim of the Madden Curse. Said Hillis: “Things didn’t work in my favor this year. There’s a few things that happened this year that made me believe in curses. Ain’t no doubt about it.” Prior to the season...

Hillis wants to stay with the Browns

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