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Peyton Hillis Injury Update: Hillis "Ready To Go"

Peyton Hillis is optimistic about Sunday's game with AFC South leading Houston. in fact, he is so optimistic he feels that the 3-4 Cleveland Browns can get back into the AFC North race with the Ravens, Bengals, and Steelers. According to SB Nation's Dawgs By Nature, Hillis is ready to go and he will play on Sunday against the Texans:

RB Peyton Hillis (hamstring) said Thursday he is healthy enough to play right now. "But I'm glad to have a couple more days," he added. Hillis said he was a "little hesitant" to start practice, but eventually got up to speed.

Hillis has only played in four games this season, rushing for 211 yards and two touchdowns after an unexpected 1,000 yard season in 2010. Hillis has not played since rushing for 14 yards on six carries against Oakland on October 16th. Montario Hardesty has seen the most action in his absence.

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