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Torn right hamstring sidelines Hillis for rest of season

Updated: December 9, 2008, 8:54 AM ET
Associated Press

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The Denver Broncos' backfield carousel shows no sign of slowing down.

Rookie Peyton Hillis, who had energized the offense during the past month, on Monday became the fifth Broncos tailback to go on injured reserve when medical tests showed he had a torn right hamstring behind the knee and might need surgery. He faces a two-month recovery.

The Broncos are now down to their seventh tailback in Tatum Bell.

Hillis had moved over from fullback because of ...

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