NFL Week 6: Denver Broncos Need Peyton Hillis Now More Than Ever

October 16, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

By now, everyone knows that Peyton Hillis is the NFL's version of Chuck Norris.  He's a tough, no-nonsense, downhill running beast.  He is taking the league by storm in Cleveland, as I knew he would.
One of the biggest coaching blunders perpetrated by Josh McDaniels last season was the fact that he allowed Peyton just 13 carries in 14 games.  This was very confusing to Broncos fans, after Hillis went for 343 yards and five touchdowns in just two starts the year before.
After his breakout rookie season under Mike Shanahan, McDaniels came in and drafted Knowshon Moreno in the first round of the 2009 draft.  He then buried Hillis at the bottom of the depth chart.  He even had him playing behind Spencer Larsen at fullback. Larsen entered the league as a linebacker.
This past offseason, the Broncos ended Hillis' run in Denver by trading him and a draft pick to the Cleveland Browns for Brady Quinn.  As a lifelong Broncos fan, my first reaction to ...

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