Peyton Hillis lashed back at former teammate Joe Thomas on Thursday, comparing the Browns' offensive tackle to a ''crazy ex-girlfriend'' after he made disparaging comments about the Kansas City Chiefs running back.
Thomas told reporters in Cleveland on Wednesday that Hillis didn't always play hard during his time with the Browns. He also accused Hillis of creating a ''toxic'' environment in the locker room by putting his contract situation ahead of the team.
''Joe Thomas, he can have his opinions all he wants,'' Hillis said Thursday. ''It's kind of like a crazy ex-girlfriend, you know? It's been over a year. Get over it. But I don't know. I guess when you get paid over $100 million by one team, it's kind of easy to point the finger at another guy and hate on him for trying to get another contract.''
The salty words are sure to add another layer of intrigue to Sunday's game in Cleveland between the Chiefs and Browns. Besides Hillis, other former Browns making their return include ...