Giants release RB Hillis

East Rutherford, NJ ( - The New York Giants released running back Peyton Hillis on Wednesday.

Hillis, 29, ended last season on injured reserve after suffering a concussion on Nov. 9 in Seattle. He played in the first game nine games and finished with 115 yards on 26 carries.

The Arkansas product's numbers have significantly declined since rushing for 1,177 yards and 11 touchdowns with the Cleveland Browns in 2010. He has amassed just 1,258 yards on the ground over the last four seasons.