Former Browns running back and Madden 12 cover star Peyton Hillis is ‘in critical condition in Florida hospital after saving his children from DROWNING in the ocean’
- The former Cleveland running back is still in the hospital following the accident
- He’s reportedly unconscious and in an ICU after the accident in Florida
- A Facebook post believed to be from his uncle says he’s critical but ‘improving’
- Hillis retired from the NFL in 2015 & is known for being on the cover of Madden
Peyton Hillis, the former star running back for the Cleveland Browns, is reportedly unconscious and in an ICU after saving his children from drowning in the ocean in Florida.
Hillis saved his children from a swimming accident in Pensacola, Florida and was helicoptered to a local hospital, according to KNWA. They added that his breathing ‘is improving.’
A post on Facebook believed to be from Hillis’s uncle says Peyton is ‘doing better’
‘He’s still in intensive care and having some problems with his kidneys and his lungs but the doctors say he is improving,’ the post read.
‘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!!!’
Former Browns RB Peyton Hillis is in critical condition after saving his kids from drowning
Hillis was able to make sure his children were okay, but he ended up in the intensive care unit
A facebook post belived to be from Hillis’s uncle states that Peyton is critical but ‘doing better’
After beginning his career with the Denver Broncos, Hillis was traded to the Browns along with a sixth-round pick for backup QB Brady Quinn.
Hillis is most well-known for his 2010 season with Cleveland, where he put up 1,600 total yards and 13 total touchdowns.
As a result of that campaign, he won a national vote to be the cover athlete for the video game EA Sports Madden 12.
Hillis’s spectacular 2010 season led to fans voting him onto the cover of EA Sports’ Madden 12
After stints with the Chiefs, Buccaneers, and Giants, Hillis retired from football in 2015
After two seasons in Cleveland, he left as a free agent to sign with the Kansas City Chiefs.
He then went on to sign two contracts with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the New York Giants.
Hillis retired in 2015 at the requests of his doctor due to a history of concussions.
In four years of college at the University of Arkansas, Hillis totaled 960 rushing yards and 1,197 receiving yards – combining for 23 touchdowns.
Hillis divorced the mother of his children, Amanda, in 2020 and is currently in a relationship with actress Angela Cole. The two starred in a horror movie, ‘The Hunting’.
Peyton and ex-wife Amanda Hillis (pictured) divorced in 2020
Hillis is now in a relationship with actress Angela Cole, who he’s appeared in movies with
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