Quadtrine Hill

Quadtrine Hill Update

Taking Wesley's roster spot was fullback Quadtrine Hill, whom the Bears claimed off waivers from New England. Hill was with the Bears briefly last summer.


Quadtrine Hill released

The Patriots announced the release of running back Quadtrine Hill today. Hill was a longer shot to earn a roster spot.

A bit from the team's press release:

Hill, 24, was signed to the Patriots practice squad on January 4, 2007 and was a member of the practice squad during last season’s playoffs. The 6-foot-2-inch, 230-pound running back was signed to the Patriots’ active roster on January 23, 2007. Hill was originally signed by the Houston Texans as a rookie free agent on May 4,
2006. He was released by the Texans on June 15, 2006 and was signed by the Chicago Bears on August 21, 2006. Hill was released by Chicago on August 24, 2006.


Quadtrine Hill Update

The Patriots yesterday signed Quadtrine Hill off their practice squad earning a promotion.

Patriots sign RB Quadtrine Hill to practice squad

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Patriots signed rookie running back Quadtrine Hill to their practice squad today. The Patriots practice squad now stands at its limit of eight players. The squad had consisted of seven players since wide receiver Bam Childress was signed to New England’s active roster on Dec. 23, 2006.

Hill, 24, was originally signed by the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent on May 4, 2006. The 6-foot-2-inch, 228-pound running back was released by Houston on June 15, 2006. Hill was signed by the Chicago Bears on Aug. 21, 2006 and was released on Aug. 24. The Sunrise, Fla. native attended the University of Miami, where he played in 48 games over four seasons from 2002-05, rushing 40 times for 253 yards and catching 56 passes for 414 yards and two touchdowns.