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Peyton Hillis supports Ron Paul



"Peyton Hillis supports Ron Paul? Feel free to pin that on him, too"

If the next picture you see of Browns running back Peyton Hillis is of him wearing "Ron Paul for President" paraphernalia, we can explain.

During Thursday's interview session, Hillis decided to comply with teammate Tony Pashos request (after persistent begging) that he advertise for Pashos' favorite presidential candidate. Pashos has had bumper stickers for Paul, the candidate vying for the Republican nomination, taped to his locker all season.

Hillis donned a Browns baseball cap with a Ron Paul bumper sticker plastered across it during TV and newspaper interviews, donned a "Ron Paul 2012 button" and added another Ron Paul sticker to his T-shirt for good measure.

Pashos joined the media scrum and asked the final question of the interview session.

"Who do you support for president?" Pashos shouted.

"Ron Paul," Hillis said, simply. "He represents the constitution and what it needs to be."

Hillis was more engaging and upbeat Thursday than he's been all season, a trying one for him in which he has missed five games with a hamstring injury and been in contentious contract renegotiations with the Browns.

At the start of the interview, a TV cameraman looked to clip a microphone on Hillis' shirt.

"Can we pin this on you?" he asked.

"Why not?" Hillis responded. "You guys have pinned everything else on me this year."


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Published: Thursday, December 01, 2011, 4:09 PM Updated: Thursday, December 01, 2011, 4:22 PM
Jodie Valade, The Plain Dealer By Jodie Valade, The Plain Dealer

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combining two threads here. earliest gets it.

Here is the link to another thread posted earlier. Same topic.


Ron Paul is My President

Vote for Tony Pashos

to get him into the Pro Bowl. He's the one that got Peyton Hillis into Ron Paul.

Here's the link:

Just scroll down and hit Submit Ballot.

You can vote as many times as you like. If you want to vote again, copy and paste that link or you can find Tony Pashos in the Offense category under "T" for tackle.


THIS IS AWESOME WOO PIG SOOIE!! Another Arkansan with a good head on his shoulders!

I am

not sure who he is...Sorry everyone I just don't watch TV including football but I am happy he likes Ron Paul.

That was awesome

Tony Pashos and Hillis, I know you guys are on this site, why not give us a shout out, I live in Cleveland, a total Brown's fan also I might add.

Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must. like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.-Thomas Paine

The R3volution requires action, not observation!!!!

now I'm glad I drafted him!

didn't help my fantasy football season though

i wonder if any nba player supports ron paul

they seem to all be close to obama, which explains much of their rudeness and lack of class

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Embedded video for you, thanks ron_paul_is_awesome.

Real eyes realize real lies

We want our country back

Every year is a year for Ron Paul!

Thanks for the embed!

and send the video and/or pics to any big sports fans you know. They will all know who Peyton Hillis is.

Good Idea!

If we each email this to all the NFL fans we know, it'll end up reaching thousands of people! It's an angle that we don't normally see and for many, it could help develop an interest in Ron Paul. I'm sending it to at least 8...

Peyton Hillis postgame

keep sending this. RonPaul2012


Peyton Hillis is a pretty big star in the NFL. He is even on the cover of Madden NFL 12 this year, which is a HUGE video game. Recommend this for front page with the pics and video embedded.

More pics!!!

Peyton Hillis supports Ron Paul for president:

Mods, I would recommend an embed of this pic and below pics of Pashos, and maybe stick on front page.

Check out these pics of Tony Pashos

showing his love for Ron Paul in the locker room:

Here's his twitter account if you want to send him some thanks for his support:

He tweets a lot of pro-Paul stuff as you can see.


the video?

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Considering my username, I have to comment.

We here in Cleveland once adored him, but his actions this year have turned him into one who is not as well liked which also happened to be my opinion. After this action, I have to say the Browns must pay the man whatever he wants. Go Hillis and Pashos!

ahhh one of the biggest

ahhh one of the biggest mistakes that Idiot Josh McDaniels did when coach of the Denver Broncos was to trade Peyton Hillis.. Now this is where it gets interesting. One of my High school teammates daughter was dating Peyton a little while back. I just hope Peyton and his teammate is sending LOTS of money to the campaign. I am hoping that after his contract is up this year that the Broncos will go after him in free agency since we need a running back.

UFC fighters

Jon fitch and Josh Koscheck do too