Peyton Hillis Continues to Impress as Josh McDaniels Looking More Foolish

October 4, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

On March 15 of this year, the Broncos sent fullback Peyton Hillis, a 2011 sixth-round draft pick and a 2012 conditional draft pick to the Cleveland Browns for quarterback Brady Quinn.  
Hillis has quickly returned to the promising form he showed in Denver prior to Josh McDaniels' arrival in the Mile High City. Quinn has yet to play a down in the regular season.
Hillis was not as impressive in the 23-20 victory against the Bengals as he was last week against the Ravens. Even still, he had 83 more rushing yards than his former team. Hillis bowled his way to 102 yards, while the entire Broncos team amassed a whopping 19 yards.
After Denver's Week 4 win, the Broncos are now averaging 55 yards rushing per game; Hillis is averaging 80.5 yards. The Broncos have three rushing touchdowns; Hillis has four.
The Broncos have managed to go 2-2 without any sort of effective running game, so just imagine how good they could be with Hillis.
During his rookie year with the...

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