Ex-NFL Star Peyton Hillis ‘On The Road To Recovery’ After Nearly Drowning During Rescue

(Fox News) – Former NFL star Peyton Hillis shared a positive health update on Wednesday through his girlfriend, Angela Cole.

Cole provided the update in an Instagram post along with a slideshow of photos that showed the two dancing together. Cole said the former NFL running back was “on the road to recovery.”

“A hero,” she wrote. “So proud of this man and so incredibly grateful for family and this incredible hospital. Peyton is off the ventilator and is on the road to recovery. Please continue to pray for he’s still got a ways ahead of him, but thank you for all of your prayers and love and support thus far. It truly makes all the difference. Today was a good day.” CONTINUE