Practice squad move
The Patriots announced the signing of rookie running back Quadtrine Hill to their practice today. The practice squad is now filled, with eight players.
A bit from the team's press release:
The 24-year-old Hill 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.
Hill 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.