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Ronnie Hillman

Denver Broncos
Running Back

Ht: 5.8 | Wt: 195

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Broncos | Ronnie Hillman may not make team

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 12:44:48 -0700

Denver Broncos RB Ronnie Hillman could be on the roster bubble, according to Jeff Legwold of

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Broncos | C.J. Anderson starts as top RB

Tue, 16 Jun 2015 11:27:51 -0700

Denver Broncos RB C.J. Anderson will begin training camp as the starting running back. Head coach Gary Kubiak said it's his job to hang on to. Kubiak also added that RBs Montee Ball and Ronnie Hillman have had solid offseasons and will make the running back battle competitive.

Fantasy Tip: It's no surprise that Anderson is the lead running back right now as he ran for 849 yards and eight touchdowns while starting just eight games last year. If Anderson can hold on to his starting position, he has low-end RB1 upside.

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Broncos | Montee Ball eyes starting role

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 12:22:23 -0700

Denver Broncos RB Montee Ball is confident that he will regain the lead-back role with the team, but admitted that RB C.J. Anderson deserves the job right now. Ball is currently behind Anderson and RB Ronnie Hillman on the depth chart. Ball blames an appendectomy in August of last year for weakening his core, which then led to a torn right groin that put him on Injured Reserve. He had just 172 yards on 55 carries and a touchdown in 2014. Ball started feeling better in February and has spent the last three months working on his flexibility with a personal trainer.

Fantasy Tip: Ball has plenty of work to do, but at least he's in a system that could really benefit him if he finds himself on the field often. Unfortunately, that'll probably have to come at the expense of an injury or poor play for Anderson or Hillman. Ball won't be a draft consideration in standard fantasy leagues this fall unless something drastic happens over the summer.

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Broncos | Denver RB competition fierce

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:25:20 -0700

Denver Broncos RB C.J. Anderson, who finished 2014 with 648 rushing yards in the last six games, will enter the 2015 season at the top of the running back depth chart, according to new head coach Gary Kubiak. However, competition will be fierce for touches in training camp, with RBs Montee Ball and Ronnie Hillman still around. Ball vowed "to get back my job" at the end of last season after landing on the Injured Reserve. Hillman is a wild card, and he has yet to top 106 carries in any one season. RB Juwan Thompson is a possibility as a fullback/running back hybrid.

Fantasy Tip: Because of what he did last year, Anderson is the favorite to be the bell-cow back in Kubiak's system, which has produced plenty of successful runners. Anderson will likely be overvalued in 2015 fantasy football drafts, but he could be the X-factor on your roster, depending on whether he can hold off the other runners in Denver.

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Broncos | Ronnie Hillman could return

Fri, 26 Dec 2014 15:53:49 -0800

Denver Broncos RB Ronnie Hillman (foot) practiced in full for the third straight day Friday, Dec. 26, and is probable for Week 17 against the Oakland Raiders. "He has good burst, good explosion, same things that you saw before the injury. He looks to be back in that form," said head coach John Fox. "We will see how it goes. He hasn't played football in about six weeks or so always get a little nervous about that but he has had a good week of preparation." Fox said the team will know roughly 90 minutes before kickoff if Hillman will be active. Offensive coordinator Adam Gase said the team would play to Hillman's strengths if he's active.

Fantasy Tip: If Hillman returns against the Raiders this weekend, he'll likely be eased back in, with C.J. Anderson continuing as the team's lead back. That makes Hillman a very risky option at FantasyScore in Week 17. It's best to hold off and see how Denver uses him if he's active.

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Broncos | Ronnie Hillman practices

Thu, 25 Dec 2014 15:21:01 -0800

Denver Broncos RB Ronnie Hillman (foot) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 25.

Fantasy Tip: Hillman should have a role in the offense in Week 17, but it may be a limited role since he has missed several weeks of the season. Owners on FantasyScore probably should be able to find better options to use.

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Broncos | Ronnie Hillman upgraded in practice

Wed, 24 Dec 2014 15:34:13 -0800

Denver Broncos RB Ronnie Hillman (foot) returned to a full practice Wednesday, Dec. 24. It was Hillman's first full practice since he sprained his foot Nov. 9. "He's obviously further ahead than he was this time a week ago," head coach John Fox said. "The fact that we're on grass, not on (artificial) turf, (there are) a lot of variables, but I like what I see."

Fantasy Tip: Hillman ($5,555) is close to returning to action for the Broncos, but it's unknown if it'll come this week in a great matchup against the Oakland Raiders. He could be eased in in Week 17, but he's unlikely to see enough touches to be a real serious play at FantasyScore.

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Broncos | No company for C.J. Anderson

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:11:57 -0800

Denver Broncos RB C.J. Anderson is expected to start in Week 16 against the Cincinnati Bengals Monday, Dec. 22, and he does not have to worry about RB Ronnie Hillman (foot), who is inactive.

Fantasy Tip: Anderson will likely get a lion's share of the carries with Hillman sidelined yet again, with Juwan Thompson also factoring in for a handful of touches. But the top fantasy option in the backfield will be Anderson.

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Broncos | Week 16 Inactives

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:03:29 -0800

The Denver Broncos have declared LB Brandon M. Marshall, TE Dominique Jones, OT Michael Schofield, OT Paul Cornick, DL Quanterus Smith, SS Quinton Carter, RB Ronnie Hillman inactive for Week 16.

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Broncos | Saturday injury report

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 12:15:24 -0800

Denver Broncos LB Brandon M. Marshall (foot) and OT Paul Cornick (toe) are out for Week 16. RB Juwan Thompson (hip, knee), OT Ryan Clady (thigh), CB Kayvon Webster (shoulder) and RB Ronnie Hillman (foot) are questionable. C Will Montgomery (knee), TE Jacob Tamme (ribs), OT Chris Clark (back) and WR Cody Latimer (concussion) are probable.

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