It was a notable performance for sure, especially considering that entering that game, the Ravens defense had only allowed three 100-yard rushers in their last 53 games and only five in their previous 70 contests.
But Ray Lewis wasn't all that impressed with what he saw from Hillis that day.
"A blind cat will find a meal every once in a while," the Ravens linebacker said today. "It's just the way it happens, you know? The thing about this league is it's about consistency. We understand the two big runs we gave up against (Hills) and things like that. To be our team's leader, it won't happen again. So I hope they understand that.
"We're not coming in there to overlook them or nothing, and we definitely ain't coming in there to give him over 100 yards again. So, hopefully they can buckle up all their chinstraps and do whatever they need to do, but we're definitely coming in to play a very physical football game, and let him understand that."
Apparently, Lewis doesn't think that Hillis' five 100-yard games this season qualifies as consistency. The Browns' back has rushed for 1,129 yards and put up 13 touchdowns to this point in the season.
Lewis had more to say, claiming that with the way the Ravens defense played against Cleveland that Sunday in late September, anyone could have put up a big rushing total on them.
"I mean, my son could have ran through the holes that we gave him in Baltimore," Lewis said. "We just don't do that. But when you find yourself getting cut out of gaps and things like that, that's what happens, and it's his job to run through them. But, when we get back to Cleveland this week, it will definitely be a different outcome."