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Somewhere between a 1,100-yard, 11-scores season and a cursed Madden cover, Cleveland Browns running back Peyton Hillis turned into Steve Urkel and started f**king up everything about his life and the lives of those around him. As Shutdown Corner helpfully explains, he’s rushed for fewer yards this season (211) than Cowboys rookie DeMarco Muray did a single game (253) and has missed more games (three) than he’s been in and scored (two).
If that wasn’t bad enough, The Cleveland Plain Dealer is now reporting that Hillis’ brother and agent confirmed he’d attend an event hosted by the Cleveland Boys and Girls Club for the benefit of 50 children who had to be bussed around from everywhere to meet him … then never showed up.
Former Browns center LeCharles Bentley explains, via Twitter:
I’m guessing #ManPlease is the diplomatic, semi-professional equivalent to #areyouseriousbro. When a guy with both “Le” and “Bentley” in his name is condescending on you for being hoity-toity, something’
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Cleveland Browns running back, and local drama magnet, Peyton Hillis was an alleged no-show for a Halloween-based event which was held at Cleveland’s Boys & Girls Club on Monday evening.
Dubbed “Halloween With Hillis,” former St. Ignatius, Ohio State University and Cleveland Browns center LeCharles Bentley was slated to have this season’s tough luck star on his recently...
Browns running back Peyton Hillis has re-injured his left hamstring, the latest twist in his drama-filled season.
Hillis, who has missed Cleveland's past two games with the injury, pulled up following a running play in practice on Friday. He fired the ball to the ground and then flung his helmet in frustration before being escorted back to the team's facility by a trainer...
Peyton Hillis said many of the right things Thursday when he spoke to the media.
He gave his best humble speech, talked of learning, talked of not wanting to let anyone down, talked of not being able to describe things that happen behind the scenes.
Perhaps the most important thing he said, though, was that he was able to make it through Thursdays practice and he was pointing toward...
BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- Browns starting running back Peyton Hillis is practicing and taking part in team drills, increasing his chances of playing this week after sitting out the past two games with a hamstring injury.
Hillis hasn't played since straining his left hamstring against Oakland on Oct. 16. He ran at full speed at cut without any difficulty during the portion of Thursday...
BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- Browns running back Peyton Hillis has re-injured his left hamstring, the latest twist in his drama-filled season.
Berea, Ohio —Browns running back Peyton Hillis has re-injured left hamstring in practice, making his return after missing two games unlikely.
Hillis failed to show up at the Boys & Girls Club on Monday to hand out candy to 50 children at the event, which was hosted by former Browns offensive lineman LeCharles Bentley, a club board member.
The following fantasy football e-mail chain between Ryan Fowler and Joel Beall took place on November 2, 3 and 4, 2011. The topics featured were not discussed in advance.
From: Joel Beall
Sent: Thursday, November 02, 2011 6:05 PM
To: 'Ryan Fowler'
Subject: The Pedestal Part 2
On the pedestal: Tim Tebow
An astonishing amount of owners exiled Tim Tebow from their rosters...
With running backs Montario Hardesty and Peyton Hillis banged up, the Cleveland Browns have signed Thomas Clayton for some extra depth at the position.
The Cleveland Browns released Brian Robiskie yesterday when they needed a roster spot for another running back after injuries to Peyton Hillis and Montario Hardesty.
Many of us were rooting for Robiskie since the Browns drafted him out of Ohio State. That said, Eric Mangini and George Kokinis were crazy to draft him at the top of the second round in their disastrous 2009 draft....