Buccaneers sign running back Peyton Hillis

Tuesday July 23rd, 2013

The Bucs hope Peyton Hillis can bounce back from a disappointing 2012 with the Chiefs.(Peter G. Aiken/Getty Images) The Bucs hope Peyton Hillis can bounce back from a disappointing 2012 with the Chiefs. (Peter G. Aiken/Getty Images)

Peyton Hillis' Tuesday tryout with the Buccaneers must have been impressive, as the team quickly announced the signing of the 27-year-old running back to a one-year deal.

Hillis is expected to compete with Brian Leonard, Mike James and Michael Smith for the No. 2 running back slot behind starter Doug Martin.

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