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Peyton Hillis (remember him?) has signed one-year with Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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Recently, someone asked me about the possibility of Peyton Hillis signing with their favorite team. I had to double check Hillis' status before I answered, because I hadn't thought about him in months.

It's not that uncommon for a NFL player to fade into obscurity, and do it rather suddenly. But it's rare for someone to fall into oblivion as quickly as Hillis has.

Hillis worked out for Tampa Bay, according to numerous reports. The Buccaneers probably have the worst backup situation in the league, with 2012 seventh-round pick Michael Smith and 2013 sixth-round pick Mike James battling to back up star Doug Martin. Smith and James have zero combined NFL carries.

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