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Giants release RB Peyton Hillis

Take a look at Giants RB Peyton Hillis

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The Giants today released veteran running back Peyton Hillis.

Hillis was a seven-year veteran who joined the Giants on Oct. 16, 2013 – 10 days after David Wilson suffered a season-ending neck injury.

In 2014, Hillis played in the season's first nine games. He left the game on Nov. 9 in Seattle with a concussion and was placed on injured reserve six days later. Hillis finished third on the team with 115 rushing yards on 26 carries. He also caught 10 passes for another 87 yards.

Hillis played for Denver, Cleveland and Kansas City before joining the Giants. His career totals include 696 rushing attempts for 2,832 yards and 23 touchdowns and 134 receptions for 1,050 yards and three scores.

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