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NFL Free Agency 2012: Peyton Hillis Signs With Chiefs On 1-Year, $3 Million Contract

The Kansas City Chiefs continue to stay highly active in free agency on Wednesday. While inviting plenty of players to come and visit their facilities, the first actual signing has officially been inked for the Chiefs. Former Cleveland Browns standout running back Peyton Hillis.

The Chiefs will utilize Hillis to add depth to the backcourt, especially since the incumbent starter is dealing with injuries:

Hillis is just two years removed from finishing third in the NFL in touchdowns scored, but last year the runningback from Arkansas complained of nagging injuries to the point where the team grew tired of their tailback not being on the field.

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