Giants add Peyton Hillis to roster

The former Browns 1,000-yard rusher was signed after a tryout that included himself, Danny Ware, Jeremy Wright, who was signed to the practice squad, Ryan Torain and Stephen Russell.

“I’m coming in with an open heart and open mind, and I’m looking to do whatever the coaching staff needs me to do to help this team win," Hillis told New York reporters. "From what I understand, a lot of the terminology is the same as it was in Tampa, and so it may be a quick process. A lot of the plays are the same. It’s just different terminology. As long as you get the terminology down, you’ll be fine."

Hillis has rushed for 2,470 career yards and 21 touchdowns. The winless Giants needed reinforcements with David Wilson sidelined with a neck injury.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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