Posted by Josh Katzowitz
With Tuesday’s 4 p.m. trade deadline nearly upon us, it would seem that Browns running back Peyton Hillis would be a good candidate to be moved somewhere else. After he missed Week 4 with a supposed sickness -- his agent came out later and said otherwise -- he’s been a forgotten man the past couple weeks.
|What's up with Hillis?|
Despite all the weirdness, Cleveland supposedly isn’t going to part ways with him. That’s what Pat Shurmur said today, claiming that Hillis was not on the Browns trading block.
"I don't want to talk about trades," Shurmur said. "I don't think that's something that you could ... no, he's not on the trading block."
Which would make sense if the Browns were using Hillis as a guy who rushed for 1,177 yards and 11 touchdowns. Except they’ve basically been using him as Montario Hardesty’s backup. And if that’s the case, they’re probably better off seeing what they can get for Hillis.
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