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From the Bucs communications department: The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today the signing of running back Peyton Hillis to a one-year contract.
Hillis (6-2, 250) enters his sixth year in the NFL, having played in 65 games with 33 starts, totaling 597 rushes for 2,470 yards (4.1 avg.) and 21 touchdowns, while catching 111 passes for 867 yards and three touchdowns.
Hillis ranked sixth in the NFL in scrimmage yards in 2010, with 1,654 yards. He also tied for third in the league with 13 total touchdowns (11 rushing, two receiving). He became the first player in Browns history to rush for 1,000 yards, record 50 receptions and score 10 touchdowns in a season. He was named to the 2010 USA Today All-Joe team, and was selected as the Browns Player of the Year by the Cleveland chapter of the Pro Football Writers of America.
Hillis originally entered the league as a seventh-round pick (227th overall) of the Denver Broncos in 2008. An Arkansas native, Hillis played collegiately at the University of Arkansas, where he was part of a backfield that included future NFL players RB Darren McFadden and RB Felix Jones.
The team also announced the waiving of running back Matt Brown.
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Jenna Laine of Sports Talk Florida reports that the Buccaneers will bring in free agent RB Peyton Hillis for a workout on Tuesday.
Hillis, 27, signed a one-year deal with the Chiefs last year, but wound up seeing very little playing time. He finished the year with 85 carries for 309 yards and a single touchdown.
There has been almost no buzz surrounding Hillis this offseason...
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have announced today that they have signed former Kansas City Chiefs Running Back Peyton Hillis On the eve of training camp, the Bucs have bolstered their backfield by signing RB Peyton Hillis. -Tampa Bay Buccaneers Twitter Hillis had his most notable season with the Browns in 2010 scoring 11 touchdowns. He was featured on the cover of EA sports “Madden...
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According to Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat writer Jenna Laine, the Bucs have agreed to a one-year deal with running back/full back Peyton Hillis.
BREAKING: Peyton Hillis agrees to a 1-year deal with the Buccaneers.
— JennaLaineBucs (@JennaLaineBucs) July 23, 2013
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