March 15, 2012
2012 Free Agency: Peyton Hillis Agrees To Terms With Kansas City Chiefs
Former Browns Runningback and Madden 2012 Cover-man has agreed to terms with the Kansas City Chiefs, according to the team’s official twitter:
@kcchiefsKansas City ChiefsThe #Chiefs have agreed to terms with RB Peyton Hillis. More details to come on http://t.co/Ntrum7pE 7 minutes ago via TweetDeck · Reply · Retweet · Favorite · powered by @socialditto
While Chiefs fans now have the opportunity to be excited about their thunder and lightning backfield of Hillis and Jamaal Charles, this signing is news to Bengals fans because the term’s of Hillis’ deal will likely set a barometer for other equivalent free agent runningbacks like Michael Bush, Mike Tolbert, and BenJarvus Green-Ellis.
According to Adam Schefter, that deal is only a 1 year, $3 million deal. Which is exactly the same deal given to Cedric Benson one year ago.
The Bengals could certainly afforded a deal this cheap, but perhaps they were turned away by the character and injury concer… View full post on Yardbarker: NFL