Peyton Hillis was an ex-NFL runningback who was featured on the cover of the videogame Madden NFL 12,He was injured in a swimming accident and had to be hospitalized. His children were saved from drowning.According to multiple reports.According to his uncle, the doctors are treating the 36-year-old in ICU for treatment of his lungs, kidneys and other issues. But, he is doing well. Hillis was flown to the hospital by helicopter after the accident in Pensacola. According to Alyssa, Orange. Hillis’ children are healthy and safe.
“I just wanted to let everyone know on Razorback Nation that Peyton is doing better,”Hillis’ uncle posted the following Facebook message. “He’s still in intensive care and having some problems with his kidneys and his lungs but doctors say he is improving. I just wanted to head off any rumors that may be started. I’m sure he would want everyone to know that he appreciates all of the prayers being thrown up on his behalf!!!”
Peyton Hillis, an ex NFL RB, is now in the ICU after saving two of his children from drowning in a swim accident. @TMZ_Sports.
All his kids are safe, and reports are that he’s making good progress 🙏🏻❤️ pic.twitter.com/7rdYiElMLS
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Hillis played college football from 2004 to 2007 for the Arkansas Razorbacks. Hillis was selected by Denver Broncos as the seventh rounder in 2008 NFL Draft. He remained with the team for the next two seasons. Hillis was traded from the Denver Broncos to the Cleveland Browns in 2010 and had a breakout year. He rushed for 1,177 yard and 11 touchdowns and caught 61 passes, for 477 yards and two score. Hillis’s performance that year earned him a spot on the cover of Madden NFL 12.
Interview with Esquire2011Hillis was asked about his fans’ vote for him to appear on the cover. “It tells you a whole lot about the city of Cleveland,”Hillis stated. “Great people. Great fans. It’s pretty incredible how much those folks love their Browns. I’m blessed.”
Hillis spent another season in Cleveland, before joining the Kansas City Chiefs. Hillis signed in 2013 with the New York Giants. He would stay with them for two more seasons, before he announced his retirement in 2015. “And after a while, it got too hard,”He spoke with us in an interview. Bleacher Report At the time. “I didn’t care as much anymore, I didn’t care to work at it. Football brought me down. I still love the game and I still have a lot of friends in the game, but as far as NFL football goes, my heart’s just not in it anymore.”