NFL: New York Giants 15, Philadelphia 7

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Josh Brown went five-for-five on field goal attempts Sunday and the New York Giants defense stifled Philadelphia in a 15-7 victory over the Eagles.
NFL: New York Giants 23, Minnesota 7

NFL: New York Giants 23, Minnesota 7

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Peyton Hillis provided 81 yards of offense with a score in his New York debut Monday and the Giants recorded their first win of the season, 23-7 over Minnesota.

NFL: Kansas City 27, Arizona 17

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Matt Cassel passed for 67 yards and a touchdown Friday in the Kansas City Chiefs' 27-17 pre-season victory over Arizona.

Chiefs add running back Hillis

KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 14 (UPI) -- Former Cleveland Browns running back Peyton Hillis has signed a one-year contract with Kansas City, the Chiefs announced Wednesday.

NFL: Baltimore 20, Cleveland 14

BALTIMORE, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Joe Flacco tossed a pair of touchdown passes Saturday and the Baltimore Ravens completed a perfect home season with a 20-14 win over Cleveland.

NFL: Cincinnati 23, Cleveland 20

CINCINNATI, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- A.J. Green made a key 51-yard grab in the fourth quarter Sunday, setting up the winning kick in the Cincinnati Bengals' 23-20 decision over Cleveland.

NFL: Houston 30, Cleveland 12

HOUSTON, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Arian Foster rambled for 124 yards and Ben Tate added 115 more Sunday, powering the Houston Texans past Cleveland 30-12.

NFL: Cleveland 6, Seattle 3

CLEVELAND, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Phil Dawson booted field goals of 52 and 53 yards Sunday, supplying the only offense in the Cleveland Browns' 6-3 victory over Seattle.

NFL: Tennessee 31, Cleveland 13

CLEVELAND, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Matt Hasselbeck tossed a trio of touchdown passes and the Tennessee Titans continued their hot start with a 31-13 victory over Cleveland.

NFL: Cleveland 27, Indianapolis 19

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Peyton Hillis ran for a pair of touchdowns Sunday and the Cleveland Browns snapped a five-game losing streak against Indianapolis with a 27-19 win.

NFL: Cleveland 27, Green Bay 17

CLEVELAND, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Colt McCoy completed 9-of-10 passes Saturday, helping the Cleveland Browns slip past the Green Bay Packers 27-17 in the pre-season openers for both teams.

NFL: Cleveland 24, Carolina 23

CLEVELAND, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Phil Dawson booted a 41-yard field goal late in the fourth quarter Sunday and the Cleveland Browns edged Carolina 24-23.

Vick, Hillis receive NFL honors

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Cleveland running back Peyton Hillis and Philadelphia quarterback Michael Vick were chosen Wednesday as offensive players of the week in the NFL.

NFL: Cleveland 34, New England 14

CLEVELAND, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Peyton Hillis racked up a career-best 184 rushing yards and two scores Sunday in the Cleveland Browns' 34-14 win over New England.

NFL: Cleveland 23, Cincinnati 20

CLEVELAND, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Seneca Wallace passed for 184 yards Sunday, leading the Cleveland Browns to their first win of season, a 23-20 victory over Cincinnati.
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Peyton Hillis
Denver Broncos running back Peyton Hillis (22) escapes Oakland Raiders Terdell Sands (90) during the first quarter at Invesco Field at Mile High in Denver on November 23, 2008. (UPI Photo/ Gary C. Caskey)

Peyton Hillis (born January 21, 1986 in Conway, Arkansas) is an American professional football running back for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL) since 2010. Hillis played collegiately for the University of Arkansas Razorbacks. Hillis was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the seventh round of the 2008 NFL Draft. Hillis attended Conway High School in Conway, Arkansas and was a highly touted recruit. Hillis chose to attend the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas where he was primarily used as a fullback. After being drafted in 2008, Hillis rose to the top of the depth chart as the starting fullback for the Broncos before being ushered to the starting running back position due to injuries to the running back corps. After spending two years in Denver, Hillis was traded to the Cleveland Browns in 2010. In 2011 Hillis won a nationwide vote which will put him on the cover of Electronic Arts' Madden NFL 12.

Hillis was born to Doug and Carrie Hillis on January 21, 1986 and raised in Conway, Arkansas. He played football for Conway High School from 1999–2003, where he played primarily as a fullback. As a junior, he rushed for 1,427 yards and 17 touchdowns, adding 133 yards and two touchdowns on receptions. As a senior, he rushed for 2,631 yards and 29 touchdowns on 261 carries for an average of 10.1 yards per carry. For his efforts, Hillis earned numerous Arkansas state football honors, including the 2003 Marvin Delph Award (named after the Conway native and Arkansas Razorback basketball legend), which identifies the Conway sportsman of the year, the 2003 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Offensive Player of the Year Award, and the 2003 Landers Award, which recognizes the top high school football player in Arkansas. Nationally, Hillis was named to the Parade All-America football team. Rivals.com listed him as the #1 fullback in the country and the #2 prospect from Arkansas for the 2004 college signing season. He was recruited by several schools nationwide including Alabama, Oklahoma, Colorado, Nebraska, Tennessee and Michigan, but chose to stay in-state and attend the University of Arkansas.

Hillis attended college at the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville from 2004–2008, majoring in Sociology. As a true freshman, Hillis gained 240 yards rushing, 97 yards receiving, and scored 8 touchdowns, ranking 4th in the SEC in total touchdowns and tying Georgia's Thomas Brown for most touchdowns scored by a SEC freshman that year.

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