Peyton Hillis Set to Lead the Cleveland Browns Over the New England Patriots

November 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Peyton Hillis is the deadliest dawg in the pound, and I expect the Browns to let him loose this week against the New England Patriots.
His production has tapered off a bit since lighting-up the Baltimore Ravens and Cincinnati Bengals for 246 yards and two touchdowns in Weeks 3 and 4.  A nagging quad injury was a huge factor contributing to his struggles.   
He was on the Browns official injury report for Week 5 and Week 6 and probable for Week 7.  There was no question that he was hurt, but he went out there and gave it his all anyway.
Cleveland is coming off a bye this week, Hillis has had an opportunity to rest, and he's no longer on the injury report.  The New England Patriots should be very worried about trying to contain a healthy Hillis.
Browns' coach Eric Mangini would be wise to lean on his halfback in both the passing and running game this week.  This team's offense has been most effective when Hillis gets at least 20...

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