Former NFL working again Peyton Hillis has been launched from the hospital after rescuing his kids from drowning in a water accident, in accordance with his girlfriend Angela Cole.
Cole posted to Instagram on Friday an image of the medical workforce that took care of Hillis at Baptist Hospital in Pensacola, Florida.
“The quantity of affection and gratitude I’ve for the unbelievable workforce that took care of Peyton is indescribable,” Cole wrote. “This image doesn’t have wherever close to the quantity of people that took such nice care of him.”
Hillis had been within the hospital since Jan. 4 after reportedly aiding in a water rescue of 4 folks that included his two kids within the Gulf of Mexico.
Two adults and two kids had been struggling within the water when a bystander helped them get out, in accordance with Escambia County emergency companies.
Hillis was within the intensive care unit and on a ventilator earlier than being taken off it final week, per Cole.
The previous NFL working again performed for 5 completely different groups after being drafted by the Denver Broncos within the seventh spherical (No. 227 general) out of Arkansas in 2008.
His greatest season got here with the Cleveland Browns in 2010 when he rushed for 1,177 yards and 11 touchdowns to go together with 477 receiving yards on 61 grabs for 2 scores en path to being on the quilt of Madden 12.
Hillis, now 36, retired in 2015 after seven years within the league after additionally enjoying for the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs (2012) and New York Giants (2013-14).